Disability Pride Resources

Soon, I will have a blog on Mad In America on the topic of supporting both Mad Pride Month and Disability Pride Month: July. Below are links & events about Disability Pride:

Background on Disability Pride

Rainbow lightning bolts with a black background: Disability Pride Flag.

The Disability Pride Flag.

Disability Pride Month resources via American Federation for the Blind: https://www.afb.org/blog/entry/celebrating-disability-pride-month 


National Health Council on Disability Pride Month: https://nationalhealthcouncil.org/blog/july-is-disability-pride-month/ 

How Disability Pride Month started, article from 2021: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/07/02/how-disability-pride-month-started-and-what-means/7840560002/ 

Other Disability Pride Info

From AmeriDisability: https://www.ameridisability.com/how-to-display-disability-pride/ 

From Disabled World: https://www.disabled-world.com/definitions/disability-pride.php 

Disability Pride Month on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disability_Pride_Month 

Disability Pride Parades on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disability_Pride_Parades 

Disability Pride Events

Here are few Disability Pride events. This is not meant to be a comprehensive directory, this is just to give you a flavor of these celebrations:

Montclair, New Jersey held their 2nd annual Disability Pride March May 1, 2022: https://montclairlocal.news/montclair-holds-second-annual-montclair-disability-pride-parade/ 

Philadelphia held its 10th Disability Pride March in June 11, 2022: https://billypenn.com/2022/06/11/philadelphia-disability-pride-parade-2022/

Creative 360, an organization in Midland, Michigan, held a kick-off party for Disability Pride Month on June 23, 2022: https://www.ourmidland.com/news/article/Disability-Pride-Month-Kick-Off-Party-on-Thursday-17253658.php 

Kenai Peninsula in Alaska will hold a public Disability Pride Celebration on July 30, 2022: https://radiokenai.com/event/2022-kenai-peninsula-disability-pride-celebration

To learn more about Mad Pride, check out our Mad Pride Resources page.

Additional info about cross-disability empowerment:


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