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I Define Disability Pride.

In Everyone has one, Opinion by Sheri DenkensohnLeave a Comment

July was Disability Pride month. As I reflect on my disability and the upcoming 38th anniversary of my accident on August 22, 1983, where I sustained a spinal cord injury, my mind is filled with questions and some answers. What does Disability Pride mean to me? Fundamentally, I define myself …

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ADA 31st Anniversary

In Everyone has one, Opinion by Sheri DenkensohnLeave a Comment

My ADA Anniversary Wish List This has been an unprecedented year for the disability community. As we celebrate the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we can reflect on many events that highlight the accomplishments and power of individuals with disabilities. Occurrences such as the film, “Crip Camp,” being nominated for …

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Enough With Adding Another Label

In Just My Bellybutton, Opinion by Nathasha Alvarez1 Comment

This month Audacitymagazine.com celebrates its 17th year as the online lifestyle magazine for physically disabled people. AudacityMagazine.com has one birthday request from society. Stop giving us another label, especially the ones that demean us. Labels are becoming fashionable in our current society. I don’t mean Fendi or Chanel. Did you …