Marriage

Tips for bringing intersectionality into queer, feminist, and disability spaces

Wednesday, January 20, 2016When you care a lot about a certain issue, it can often be hard to look beyond that issue. This is not always a bad thing – passion and focus are common drivers of most social movements – yet it…

Court: Guardianship cannot be imposed due to marriage concerns

Thursday, November 19, 2015D.D., as he is identified in court papers, is saving up money for an engagement ring for his girlfriend, Janice. A social guy living off Supplemental Security Income benefits and income from his part-time position at a Brooklyn restaurant, D.D.…

(Video) Newlyweds work together to live independently

Monday, October 13, 2014For people with intellectual disabilities, living independently can be difficult. In many communities across the US, “sheltered workshops” were proposed as a solution to this difficulty. In sheltered workshops people with disabilities performed simple tasks for reduced pay. Now however,…