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These Actors Are Changing How Hollywood Portrays Disability


Representation in Hollywood has been something of a trending topic for a while now. Whether it's semi-recent, like cis actress Scarlet Johansson vying to star as a trans figure, or even more recent, like Emma Stone apologizing for potraying a half-Asian woman in Aloha, there's a chance you've at least come across the notion that Hollywood should strive to be more inclusive.

Usually, these conversations center around the inclusion of minorities. To Hollywood, this has recently meant portraying different races, genders and sexualities — and there's still a long way to go there — but the industry seems to be forgetting about the largest minority of them all: disability, which accounts for 1 in 5 Americans today.

Source: Working Title Films