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Disabled veterans lack vital support as fewer Americans know someone in military service: report

Easterseals CEO Kendra Davenport discussed the findings of a groundbreaking new report with The Advocate.

Too many LGBTQ+ TV characters disappeared this year because their series was canceled: report

There were only 468 LGBTQ+ characters in the 2023-2024 television season, and a significant chunk of them won't be returning.

DOJ sues Utah for discriminating against incarcerated trans woman who self-castrated

People with gender dysphoria are protected by the Americans With Disabilities Act, said Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke, and their rights "are not given up at the jailhouse door."

Queer erotica author Chuck Tingle uninvited from Texas book event over face mask

Chuck Tingle says he was uninvited from the Texas Library Association's annual literature conference over the mask which he says helps him.

How Beyoncé's Goodwill Toward Queer Fan Shed Light on Obstacles Faced by Those With Wheelchairs

The superstar’s intervention underscores the more considerable accessibility hurdles faced by individuals with disabilities, igniting a broader conversation about inclusivity in the public sphere.

Easterseals: Advocating for 61 Million People, Including the Queer Disabled

The country's largest minority is often the most misunderstood.

Meet Ben Trockman, the Disability Rights Activist Challenging the Status Quo

Almost 10 years ago, Trockman led the effort to get Congress to pass policies that ensured airplane travel for people with disabilities.

Easterseals Highlights Alarming Accessibility Gaps for Disabled Americans

In 2023, people can book a luxrious suite on an airplane but somebody who requires a wheelchair can’t board a plane and remain in their life-supporting seat.

Queer and Disabled Lives Beautifully Intersected

This challenging exhibit explores a community often ignored in modern society.

Stacey Milbern, Queer Disability Rights Activist, Remembered on Doodle

"Stacey was a pioneer for disability justice and intersectionality. Her life experiences led her to empower and revitalize others," her sister said.

Why Nonbinary 'See for Me' Star Skyler Davenport Is One to Watch

Skyler Davenport's multifaceted identity enriches this spine-tingling twist on a home invasion thriller.

How This Trans Director Created 'Spaces' for LGBTQ+ and Disabled Folks

Dominick Evans chats with The Advocate about directing the music video "Spaces," which centers folks from the disabled community in places they're often left out of. 

What Are Your Preconceptions of Disability and Sexuality?

These photos by Robert Andy Coombs document his experiences at the intersection of sexuality and disability, which are rarely expressed in contemporary visual culture.

Chella Man: This Trans, Deaf Artist Reclaims His Body With Tattoos

"It's honestly more comfortable for me to be completely deaf," the artist says. "It's more natural to me."

Ryan J. Haddad Is Staging a Revolt Against Gay Ableism

The actor and writer's one-man play, Hi, Are You Single?, tackles rejection in the gay community.

Disabled LGBTQ+ Creatives Imagine a Better Tomorrow

The Ford and Mellon Foundations invest in queer disabled cultural creatives.

Disability Advocate: 'Everyone Will Become Disabled If They're Lucky'

Maria Town, president of the American Association of People with Disabilities, says disability is not a sign of weakness.

Queer Paralympian, Angela Madsen, Dies During Epic Solo Row

The record-breaking lesbian athlete died on a solo rowing journey across the Pacific, but she leaves behind one hell of a legacy.