It took 7 months for doctors to figure out why I was fainting several times a day, and my life now looks completely different.
When I started fainting several times a day at the start of the pandemic, it took seven months to get a diagnosis. Here's what life looks like now.
A lack of abortion access adds to the list of reproductive rights that have been taken away from people with disabilities, which could be deadly, advocates say.
Being on the red carpet as a wheelchair user was a nightmare. It won't change until Hollywood hires more people with disabilities.
Insider's entertainment reporter Esme Mazzeo attended her first red carpet at the 2022 Tony Awards and discusses her experience as a wheelchair user.
The disability community on TikTok forgave Lizzo when she apologized for using a slur in her new song, and they hope other celebrities take note
Listeners of Lizzo's new single "Grrrls" quickly criticized her use of an ableist slur, sharing their hurt and shock on TikTok.
Jada Pinkett Smith never kept her alopecia a secret. Here's how her hair loss began, and how she came to terms with it, in her own words.
Pinkett Smith first disclosed losing her hair in 2018 after receiving questions from fans. She's since posted detailed videos describing her symptoms.
A decade after a shooting left him paralyzed, a former 'bad boy' transformed his life and is helping others with disabilities take ownership of their health
In 2019, Wesley Hamilton faced and forgave the man who shot him: "The man who tried to take my life, gave me life," he said.
A Georgia pastor and his wife were charged with false imprisonment after 8 people were found locked in their basement, police say
Curtis Bankston denies keeping people against their will. His lawyer says it was a case of a Christian man helping people in need.
The author — a mom of four kids, one of whom has significant medical complexities — says she wants people with disabilities to be cared for.
The author has an older child with a disability. She sought more testing before ending her pregnancy, only to discover her unborn child had no issues.
Anna Faris trends on Twitter as fans show support for her after Chris Pratt says Katherine Schwarzenegger gave him a 'healthy daughter'
Because the former couple's 9-year-old son has had health challenges, many considered Pratt's post insensitive. Faris and Pratt divorced in 2018.
The train to Hogwarts left without me and all the other children with disabilities and chronic illnesses
I used to dream of attending Hogwarts, but I don't believe that my disability — like many others — would've been accommodated at the magical school.
Writer James Hurst said Drake threatened to quit because he was being called "soft" by friends "in the rap game" for playing a wheelchair user.
An Oregon community came together to build a 500-square-foot tiny house for a teenager who is paralyzed
After a 16-year-old was paralyzed and his home was inaccessible, his community worked together to build him his own tiny house.
Distressing footage shows police officers dragging a man with paraplegia by his hair and throwing him to the ground during a traffic stop
Body camera footage shows Clifford Owensby, who is unable to walk, being forcibly dragged out of his vehicle and pulled along the street.
Du Fermoir-de-Monsac is a wedding couture design house founded by Strasbourg drag performers who married their personas in the name of art.
Disability campaigners criticize 'harmful' and 'outdated trope' of villains with facial scarring in James Bond
The last three Bond villains, Rami Malek's Safin, Christoph Waltz's Blofeld, and Javier Bardem's Silva have all had facial scarring.
In a survey by the US Census Bureau, about 82% of disabled adults said they'd received a COVID-19 vaccine, compared with 85% of adults without.
Simone Biles helped surprise Suni Lee's dad with an electric wheelchair so his family didn't have to keep pushing him around
Suni Lee's father, John, was partially paralyzed in 2019 after falling off a ladder. He's used a mechanical wheelchair to get around ever since.
'Surfing Samurai' stars in Paralympics film series exploring the impact of sports on those living with disabilities
The series aims to spotlight #WeThe15, movement seeking to end discrimination against the 15% of the global population living with disabilities.
Sky Cubacub hand makes outfits for queer and trans-disabled people. We went to their studio to see them create a custom piece from start to finish.