EXCLUSIVE: “DisSDCC” Panel on Disability Representation, Inclusion, and Accessibility Just Announced for SDCC 2019

Image courtesy of Emy Cook

San Diego Comic Con is just around the corner, and that means that we are finally getting the scoop on panels!

Just announced today is the very exciting news that we will be getting “DisSDCC: Representation, Inclusion, Accessibility” —  a panel focusing on disability representation in media and fandom. There will be a discussion followed by a Q&A.

The panel will occur on Friday, July 19 from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Room 28DE. Panelists will include featured guests Rachel Miner (Supernatural, D&D Live), Shoshannah Stern (This Close, Supernatural), and Nic Novicki (Easterseals Disability Film Challenge). Other panelists include: Cindy Kapp, Kai Winchester, Emy Cook, and Lynn Gagne. It will be moderated by Tanya Cook (Always Keep Nerd Fighting). Every panelist is disabled and is passionate about being self/community advocates. Interpreters will also be present for the entire panel and following Q&A.

We can’t wait for this amazing panel, and please stay tuned for more updates about SDCC 2019!

 

Britt

Britt is a Los Angeles based writer, burlesque performer, and life long nerd. A former drama kid turned playwright and classic ambivert, (shout out fellow ambiverts! There are dozens of us! Dozens!) her love of books, snacks, and cats makes her a Ravenclaw with Hufflepuff leanings. She is a voracious reader, writer, and unapologetic binge-watcher. Her lifelong obsessions include Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Star Trek, Harry Potter, Firefly, Battlestar Galactica, Doctor Who, Arrested Development, Neil Gaiman, and Frank Herbert's Dune series. Her current obsessions include: Sherlock, Black Mirror, The Great British Baking Show, RuPaul's Drag Race, and Counterpart. She will also gladly talk people's ears off about graphic novels if they let her, which they usually don't. Find Britt on Twitter @MsGeorgiaOQueef

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