Maysoon Zayid is a disabled Arab-American comedian. Let me save you the trouble though, as nobody tells Maysoon’s story better than she does in this taboo-tastic TED talk.
If for some bizarre reason you’re so busy that you don’t want to be thoroughly entertained for the next 14 minutes, check out a 20-second guide to cerebral palsy at 0:54. At 6:24, marvel at the audacity of casting agents who still think it’s OK for able-bodied actors to play disabled characters. One last piece of instant gratification is at 10:48, when Maysoon is heartbreakingly honest about online trolls. Please share by clicking the button below.