During recent “Me Before You” discussions, some of us wondered if most fictional romances between disabled and nondisabled characters were always cut short. I started thinking about a story I read a long time ago. I don’t remember how old I was when I first read The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico. I’m pretty sure … Continue reading Paul Gallico, Disability and Love: How and why he changed the ending to “The Snow Goose”
There’s a brand new video created by Carrie Ann Lucas celebrating protests of the movie “Me Before You” by the disability community on three continents. Carrie is on the Board of Directors of NDY and one of the leaders of Colorado NDY. Here’s how she describes the video: The disability community responded to the disability … Continue reading VIDEO: The Disability Community Responds to Me Before You movie
[The Action Alert below now includes embedded links to “Me Before You” protest leaflets, downloadable in color or black&white, a banner that can be produced at a local print shop, and a template press release for local disability activists to use for media outreach. For additional information and links to the many articles by disability … Continue reading UPDATED ACTION ALERT: PROTEST DISABILITY SNUFF FILM “ME BEFORE YOU”!
Over the past month or so, we’ve shared some press coverage that included some of our board members. It seems like it’s as good a time as any to share some of the NDY-related activity that some of our board members have engaged in recently. This is not a complete list – we’ll try to … Continue reading Our Board Members Have Been Busy on Many Fronts
(Editor’s note: The following is a revised version of an op-ed I drafted in response to the front page story published in the New York Times on February 8. ‘Aid in Dying’ Movement Takes Hold in Some States was written by reporter Erick Eckholm. We’ve been informed that that the Times isn’t considering any op-eds … Continue reading Response to NYT Front Page Public Relations “Article” Promoting Assisted Suicide