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NDY Release: “Me Before You” Protesters Call For PSA To Prevent Copycat Suicides

Contacts: Diane Coleman 708-420-0539 John Kelly 617-536-5140 For Immediate Release: “Me Before You” Protesters Call For PSA To Prevent Copycat Suicides Disability rights advocates who protested the film “Me Before You” in cities across the United States are calling on Warner Brothers to add a public service announcement to further releases of the film to … Continue reading NDY Release: “Me Before You” Protesters Call For PSA To Prevent Copycat Suicides

Carol Cleigh Sutton: What is the function of movies like Me Before You?

[Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog by Carol Cleigh Sutton, an original Board member of NDY when we formed in 1996, and a long time disability activist.] I’ve spent some time thinking about why movies like Me Before You get made. After all, it’s not a bit original. From Whose Life is it, Anyway? … Continue reading Carol Cleigh Sutton: What is the function of movies like Me Before You?

Answering Some of Roger Ebert’s (and Kevorkian’s) Fans

Roger Ebert surprised me.  He tweeted this post.  As a result, there were well over one thousand more visits here than is the norm on that day. The visitor rate is still running high, although not that high. Thankfully, there are far fewer comments from the group coming by way of Roger Ebert’s tweet than … Continue reading Answering Some of Roger Ebert’s (and Kevorkian’s) Fans