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Are Disability Rights and Animal Rights Connected?

The provocative thinker Sunaura Taylor speaks out against the tyranny of ableism.

June 5, 2017

In her book “Beasts of Burden,” Sunaura Taylor discusses the intersectionality of disability and animality.ILLUSTRATION BY BETH HOECKEL; SOURCE PHOTOGRAPH BY ERIK McGREGOR