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Jim Jefferies (comedian)

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Geoffrey James Nugent (born 14 February 1977), known professionally as Jim Jefferies (and ... "How FX's 'Legit' Became the Darling of the Disabled Community ". The Hollywood Rep...

FX's 'Legit', Jim Jefferies Embraced by Disabled Community ...

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Mar 22, 2013 ... How FX's 'Legit' Became the Darling of the Disabled Community ... From left: Dan Bakkedahl, D.J. Qualls and Jim Jefferies in "Legit" FX ...

With 'Legit,' FX Tackles Disability, Independent Living, And Sex ...

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Jan 17, 2013 ... With 'Legit,' FX Tackles Disability, Independent Living, And Sex — And ... I wrote about how FX's new comedy Legit, which premieres tonight at ... to become a showcase for actors with disabilities, an important service for ...

Unmasked with Jim Jefferies - The Interrobang

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Mar 29, 2013 ... ... series “Legit” on FX which just got picked up for a second season. ... a bit about how “Legitbecame the “darling of the disabled community”:.

Community Heroes | Heroes in the People with Disability Community

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The community of people with disabilities is not short on heroes. ... Meet Chris Malcom, a C-7 quadriplegic who became both husband and father after his injury .

Hollywood's Disabled Actors Protest NBC's 'Ironside' Casting ...

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May 20, 2013 ... Updated: Actors who best understand characters with disabilities say they aren't getting their shot. ... with paralyzing muscular dystrophy played by D.J. Qualls on FX's "Legit. ... While members of Hollywood's tight-knit disabled community ... Tobias Forrest, an actor and rock singer who became a parap...

Jim Jefferies (comedian) | Open Access articles | Open Access ...

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He became well known in the US after his popular debut stand-up special on HBO. ... "How FX's 'Legit' Became the Darling of the Disabled Community".

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Nearly a quarter-century ago, we became the first nation on earth to ... against disability-based discrimination, increase accessibility in our communities, expand  ...

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How FX's 'Legit' became darling of the disability community

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Mar 24, 2013 ... Drugs, prostitution and masturbation are among the topics tackled by FX's freshman comedy Legit. Despite those edgy plot points, it was the ...

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Inglewood theater group showcases actors with disabilities for Hollywood (May 3, 2013) ... How FX's 'Legit' became the darling of the disabled community. (Mar.

The History of Americans with Disabilities Act

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From a civil rights perspective the Americans with Disabilities Act is a codification of ... People with disabilities were seen as a legitimate minority, subject to ... During the 1980's, it also became clear to the disability community that it should play ...