Abstract illustration of wheelchair descending spiraling stairs. Illustration by Sydney Vine | The Catalyst
Abstract illustration of wheelchair descending spiraling stairs. Illustration by Sydney Vine | The Catalyst

The Underrepresentation and Misrepresentation of Disabilities in Media

I believe it is essential to talk about the systemic lack of representation of disabilities in media.


As 2023 ends, many publications will highlight the best-and-worst movies and TV shows released over the past year. From the highly-covered counterprogramming of “Barbenheimer” to the critically panned show “Velma,” the exhausting number of Top 10 lists that we will see in our feeds this month seek to determine the releases that stood out the most on both ends of the entertainment spectrum. Read more…


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