Disability Portrayal, a Hollywood Tragedy

Disability Portrayal, a Hollywood Tragedy

Image Alt Text: A fisheye photograph of the Hollywood sign from the back at sunset. Creative Commons image via Pixabay. I was skimming through my Instagram, when I came across a recent post by my friend Tipsy Tullivan. (Tipsy is a pseudonym for a great writer who...
Humanize the Police

Humanize the Police

Image Alt-Text: A screen-capture of a tweet from my account, @krgpryal: “If we put armor on our safe-keepers & guns in their hands, the weak, ill, impoverished, & oppressed will be harmed. #DemilitarizeThePolice” I have no reason to fear the...
Me, Trying to Explain OCD to my Husband…

Me, Trying to Explain OCD to my Husband…

Image Alt Text: Photograph of four colorful lampshades on a black background, all askew. Me, trying to explain my not-so-bad-all-things-considered* OCD to my loving husband after I burst into tears tonight over a lampshade: It’s not that I actually care about...
Accessibility is for Everybody (Part 3)

Accessibility is for Everybody (Part 3)

Image Alt-Text: A photograph of a one-by-eight yellow lego piece held by a thumb and forefinger. The background is black. The piece has a series of holes in the side. The final hole has been drilled out to make it slightly larger than the others.  This post is Part 3...
This is What Accessibility Looks Like (Part 2)

This is What Accessibility Looks Like (Part 2)

Image Alt-Text: A photograph of a large brown moth on a large green leaf. The moth’s wing has seven large dots on it that look like eyes. This moth, like many people with disabilities, is a master of disguise. Yesterday, I wrote a post about the difference...