Like most women, I get tired of seeing the same body type portrayed in the media over and over. So when I heard a thin, white model complaining about the industry, I wanted to roll my eyes. I’m glad I waited till the end of the video, though, because after hearing what she had to say, you bet I agree with her.
Narrator: Film, music, fashion. The lights, the action, the drama. Isn't our media great? It's almost as if nothing's missing, except there is. Got it yet?
People with disabilities are under-represented in the media and worse still, often portrayed by non-disabled actors. Embrace disabled talent, don't exclude it.