Reelabilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival

ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival is the largest festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different disabilities. Initiated in NY in 2007, the festival presents award winning films by and about people with disabilities in multiple locations throughout each hosting city. Continue reading “Reelabilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival”

Pray the Gay Away!

*Warning: this is satire, don’t get offended*

I live in Atlanta and nothing says “Good Morning!” like having a street preacher try to pray away my “afflictions.”  In their eyes I’m dual diagnosis (blind and gay), one of them is less visible (no pun intended). Continue reading “Pray the Gay Away!”

Did That Just Happen?

I enjoy documenting strange or funny encounters in my everyday life.  I’ve written many blogs about ridiculous customers when I worked retail, odd classmates when I was in graduate school and people’s reactions to my disability (on the train and on the street).  I have a visual impairment and use a cane; this doesn’t seem like the kind of thing that Continue reading “Did That Just Happen?”