Disability Pride Month

July is Disability Pride Month

Disability Pride Month is an annual celebration of disability pride, resilience, and visibility in remembrance of the passing of the Americans with Disability Act on July 26th, 1990. Disability Pride is about celebrating people and their abilities and honoring the history, achievements, experiences, and triumph of disability communities. Allies for disability inclusion can work to better understand the needs of underrepresented groups. We must work together to interrupt structures of shame and ableism in our city.

Disability Inclusion

The disability community is the nation's most diverse minority group. Across the disability community, people have unique experiences, identities and needs. Ensuring people with disabilities can participate fully is critical for diversity, equity and inclusion. Saint Paul Public Library is dedicated year-round to ensuring library spaces and programs can be enjoyed by everyone.

Additional Resources

SciGirls - Code Concert

3 students from Metro Deaf School learned how to code to create visuals to pair with University of St. Thomas a cappella ensemble, Cadenza.

27 Ableist Tropes and Characters in American Movies

A white paper by the Ruderman Foundation found that 95% of all disabled roles go to non-disabled people.

Have You Seen The New Disability Pride Flag?

The original disability pride flag, created by Ann Magill in 2019, underwent a makeover by Magill for accessibility purposes in 2021.

PBS: Disability Pride Month & the Disability Rights Movement

This selection of documentaries looks at the history of the disability rights movement as well as the activists within the movement.

Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts

Interact Center’s mission is to create art that challenges societies views of disabilities.

Disability Visibility Project

The Disability Visibility Project is an online community dedicated to creating, sharing, and amplifying disability media and culture.

Power Not Pity: A podcast for disabled people of color

Welcome to POWER NOT PITY, a podcast that centers and celebrates the lived experiences of disabled people of color.


Wordgathering is a digital, open access journal of disability poetry, literature, and the arts.
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