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1.2. Rooted in Rights

Rooted In Rights is a cross-disability site that tells authentic, accessible stories to challenge stigma and redefine narratives around disability, mental health and chronic illness. Here are some of its articles dealing directly with disability and LGBTQIA themes:

How LGBTQ+ Disabled People Are Celebrating Virtual Pride, https://rootedinrights.org/how-lgbtq-disabled-people-are-celebrating-virtual-pride/ — Alaina Leary writes about celebrating pride in the time of COVID.

Celebrating My LGBTQ+ Pride Helped Me Find Disability Pride, https://rootedinrights.org/celebrating-my-lgbtq-pride-helped-me-find-disability-pride/ — Alaina Leary writes about the intersection of queer and disabled. 

Inclusion of Disabled People in the LGBTQ+ Community is About More Than Accessibility, https://rootedinrights.org/inclusion-of-disabled-people-in-the-lgbtq-community-is-about-more-than-accessibility/— Yolanda Vargas writes about how disabled, queer people are sometimes tokenized in queer spaces. 

How Can I Feel Proud When LGBTQIA+ Pride Events Exclude Me?, https://rootedinrights.org/how-can-i-feel-proud-when-lgbtqia-pride-events-exclude-me/ — Katie Tastrom writes about how queer spaces often aren’t accessible and local queer communities sometimes don’t seem to notice the absence of disabled, queer people.

If Your LGBTQIA+ Pride Event Isn’t Accessible to Disabled People, You’re Missing Out.,https://rootedinrights.org/if-your-lgbtqia-pride-event-isnt-accessible-to-disabled-people-youre-missing-out/ — Alaina Leary writes about how pride events are too often inaccessible to disabled people.

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