Entries by karinabutterfly

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#AbleismusTötet: Violence against people with disabilities

What is #AbleismusTötet? #AbleismusTötet is a project initiated by the German disability rights organization AbilityWatch e. V. to uncover all cases of violence against people with disabilities in German care homes. In April 2021, four disabled individuals were murdered in a facility in Potsdam, Brandenburg, which spiked an uproar by the disability community, calling for […]

Speeches & Interviews

Speech at my film screening @ Chapman University Interviews Podcast with Linda Bluestein and EDS Awareness https://www.chronicpainpartners.com/webinar/we-are-visible-podcast/ Volunteer Work Newsletter for Chronic Pain Partners

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Guest blog posts and podcast interviews

Ehlers-Dan… What? Most people – and sometimes even medical professionals – do not know how to spell Ehlers-Danlos syndrome at all, let alone that they would know anything about the various symptoms that are associated with the rare illness. I feel like this can only be changed by actively and publicly talking about EDS as […]

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Interview with The Good Place actress Jameela Jamil

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing actress and advocate Jameela Jamil for ABILITY Magazine. Jameela Jamil is an advocate for social justice, body neutrality, LGBTQ rights, and for a while now, she has also been using her public platforms to speak out about her life with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and many comorbid conditions. In our interview, […]

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Press about ’We Are Visible’

Interviews and Podcasts: EDS Awareness Podcast with Dr. Linda Bluestein I had the honor to be interviewed by Dr. Linda Bluestein, an EDS expert for a podcast featured by EDS Awareness. In this interview, we discuss the challenges of making ’We Are Visible’, my personal goals for the next years, and the plan for future […]

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What people say about ‘We Are Visible’

Writers, Journalists & Disability Advocates This engaging, poignant film captures the triumphs, trials, and truths experienced by several different people living with the same condition. Viewers will come to care about each character and deeply understand the ways in which illness, the public’s ignorance and prejudice, and both internal and external struggles impact those living […]