sasha_feather: Retro-style poster of skier on pluto.   (Default)
[personal profile] sasha_feather posting in [community profile] access_fandom
A review from 2013 about the show "Legit" (which I recently watched the first season of on Netflix!)

Think Progress: With 'Legit', FX Tackles Disability, Independent Living, and Sex, and makes it all very Funny


GabbySilang at Tumblr:

And now, too many words about mental illness in s4 of Rookie Blue

This post discusses the portrayal of a character with bipolar disorder.

(no subject)

Date: 2014-05-20 02:31 pm (UTC)
jesse_the_k: Well nourished white woman riding black Quantum 4400 powerchair off the right edge, chased by the word "powertool" (JK powertool)
From: [personal profile] jesse_the_k
I'd be interested to hear your thoughts on Legit. I was please the reviewer used "confined" to describe life in a nursing home, and not life using a wheelchair. I just couldn't parse this notion: While it might have been preferable to have an actor with muscular dystrophy playing Billy, Qualls turns in a very funny, physically astute performance that’s enriched rather than inhibited by Billy’s limited mobility.

Is Alyssa Rosenberg saying that because someone has typical mobility, they can do a better job impersonating someone with limited mobility? I'm really asking.

This essay is somewhat related: challenges people who write about/work in disability to be up front about their relationship to disability, in whatever form.

Disclosing Our Relationships to Disabilities: An Invitation for Disability Studies Scholars by Corbett Joan O'Toole

it's on the "accessible" side of academic writing.

September 2017

17181920 212223

Most Popular Tags

Page Summary

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags