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Speaking as someone who studies anxieties about malingering and their connections to health, disability, & social policy, the framing of this NYT article is enormously problematic.


The Man Who Filed More Than 180 Disability Lawsuits…
The article is well-written, but it leaves out an enormous amount of context. Most importantly, ADA and disability law violations are de rigeur. They are common, frequent, every day occurrences. Ask people w/ mobility impairments how airlines handle their wheelchairs.

Ask hearing-impaired or Deaf people about the availability of SL-fluent interpreters in public accommodations. And on and on and on. It's endless.

As w/ most forms of civil rights and antidiscrimination laws in the US, the rules are observed in the breach.

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Hey @1NadineSmith so its 3 months since I asked you and all of @equalityfl why you refused to respond to the documented, gross violations of decency - and law - in your own backyard.

Your response?


What then, do you do?



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Still no response. @1NadineSmith I read your piece om activists who inspired you early on.

My biggest inspiration was the indefatigable @urvashivaid.

While #HRC sold stickers and built a $17mil building - she taught me - in 1990 to walk the walk - not talk the talk.
She , as you know ran #NGLTF From crappy offices with little pomp she accomplished more - than any person I have ever met - without needing public credit for her #tireless and history changing advocacy.

The LGBTQ movement isn’t branding. It’s activism.

The idea that I am..
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