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On the left , Jiya, a South Asian femme presenting person, stands smiling against a grey stone wall. They are wearing glasses, a nose ring, a red sweater and black coat, and their hair, long and brown with red highlights, is down on the left side of their shoulder. On the right, Kim, a brown-skinned nonbinary person stands smiling against a blurry grey wall. They have long curly hair that falls past their left shoulder, and are wearing a blue tshirt.
L: Jiya Pandya R: Kim Fernandes;

Culture, Community and Care with Jiya Pandya and Kim Fernandes

Jiya Pandya and Kim Fernandes are queer, disabled South Asian immigrants to the US. Through their scholarship and activism, they’ve thought deeply about finding language for the multiple, messy ways that layers of privilege and oppression interact, as well as… Continue reading Culture, Community and Care with Jiya Pandya and Kim Fernandes

An outlined globe features intersecting compass-like lines crossing at the centre. A red heart is overlayed on their midpoint. Underneath the globe are the words "DISABILITY Crosses Borders". "Disability" is capitalised and coloured in a rainbow array.
Cover art/Juliana Carvalho

Afghan disability activist’s message to world: “Don’t forget people with disability in Afghanistan”

Samiulhaq Sami is a disability rights advocate living in Kabul, working nationally and internationally. He fears for his life and the well-being of his family. He also wants governments and donors to pay attention to the compounding challenges people with… Continue reading Afghan disability activist’s message to world: “Don’t forget people with disability in Afghanistan”

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