A Public Awareness Video Series, “Voices Beyond the Mirror” – Part 4

GCDD has created a series of public awareness video clips to mark the 40th Anniversary of the DD Bill of Rights Act of 1971 called “Voices Beyond the Mirror.” The video series provides a thoughtful look into the everyday realities of living with different types of disabilities. The video series includes a centerpiece video, a short video of the Georgia DD Network Federal Partners reflecting on the progress made over the past 40 years and eight video shorts of personal messages from people with disabilities.

Each week we will offer a new clip of the entire series to spark more conversation and spread knowledge. Last week we highlighted one of the eight video shorts with a young man who lives independently in the community and works for Stone Mountain sharing his love for his job and future aspirations. The next video in the series features a researcher and professor at Georgia State University exploring “ableism” and sexual health:

Bethany Stevens is a lawyer, researcher and professor at Georgia State University.
In this video, she touches on “ableism” and sexual health.

“ (Sexual health) It’s my passion and it’s such an under-studied, under-talked about, under-politicized issue in the disability community.” Bethany Stevens

Check out the video at http://www.youtube.com/georgiaddcouncil to learn more about Bethany’s struggles, triumphs and dreams.
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