Today on Nearsighted, we welcome the first blind realtor in the Bay Area, Jim Blacksten. Read More
Today on Nearsighted we are featuring a guest blog from visually impaired PhD candidate Jo Grove.
How does a 74-year-old, legally blind, African American woman living in Wisconsin hook up with the man voted the Best Disability Advocate of 2015 in the Bay Area? As usual, it’s all about who you know, and Belo knows my daughter, Dawn. Read More
Nearsighted welcomes Stuart Holland, station manager of the Minnesota Radio Talking Book Network.
The Minnesota Radio Talking Book Network (RTB) was the world’s first radio reading service for the blind when it was established in 1969. Read More
In a world where members of the GLBT community have gained access to the many mediums of communication, from RuPaul’s Drag Race on the Logo Network to more gay characters in mainstream movies, it can be easy to forget how different life was for the GLBT family just a few decades ago. Stanford University professor, author, and voice in feminist and gender studies Susan Krieger beautifully depicts the struggles and concerns of lesbians in a not so distant past. Read More