Publications

Peer Reviewed Articles

1) “My Blessed Child Doesn’t Need to Know About That: How Should Sexual Health Educators Confront the Challenge of Religious Pluralism in Working with Individuals Who Have Intellectual Disabilities?” Ethics, Medicine, and Public Health, Volume 5, April-June 2018, pages 8-17. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352552518300197

2) “Sexual Intimacy, Social Justice, and Severe Disabilities: Should Fair Equality of Opportunity in Health Extend to Surrogate Partner Therapy?” The Journal of Philosophy, Science, & Law: Special Disability Issue, Volume 14, Issue 3, July 2, 2014, pages 4-15.

Non-Peer Reviewed Commentaries and Book Reviews in Academic Journals  

1) (with David Wasserman) “Kevin Mintz and David Wasserman Reply to ‘A Demanding Ethics of Care’” Hastings Center Report, Volume 50, Issue 2, March/April 2020, pages 46–47, DOI:10.1002/hast.1103

A reply to Eva Feder Kittay’s response to the book review listed below.

2) (with David Wasserman) “Caring for People with Disabilities: An Ethics of Respect” Hastings Center Report, Volume 50, Issue 1, January/February 2020, pages 44-45, DOI: 10.1002/hast.1084.

Review of Learning from My Daughter: The Value and Care of Disabled Minds by Eva Feder Kittay, Oxford University Press, 2019.  

3) “Is Disney Disabling?”  Disability & Society, Volume 33, Issue 8, 2018, pages 1366-1371. DOI: 10.1080/09687599.2018.1498573. https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/nQHgEAmnQf2MezSMFrkM/full

4) “Ableism, Ambiguity, and the Anna Stubblefield Case” Disability & Society, Volume 32, Issue 10, 2017, pages 1666-1670. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09687599.2017.1356058

Chapters in Edited Collections and Textbooks

1) “Guests with Autism and Reasonable Accommodations at Disney” ch. 21 in Business Cases in Ethical Focus, Broadview Press, 2019, pages 179-189. Purchase Here

2) “Accommodating Dory, but Disempowering Dopey? Dilemmas of Disability in Disney Animated Films, from Snow White to Finding Dorych. 6 in Disney and Philosophy: Truth, Trust, and a Little Bit of Pixie Dust, Blackwell’s Philosophy and Popular Culture series, Wiley-Blackwell Press, 2019, pages 59-69. Purchase Here

Articles for Popular Media

1) “Disney World disability policy for rides is deeply flawed” Orlando Sentinel Opinion, January 24, 2020 https://www.orlandosentinel.com/opinion/guest-commentary/os-op-disney-with-disabilities-policy-flawed-20200124-wqk2cdiirjg5zilsln6gfxg2xi-story.html

Also published in print as “Disney disability policy for park’s rides is deeply flawed.”

2) “Disney rides thrill me as a wheelchair user. But park changes for disabled visitors ruin the fun” The Los Angeles Times Opinion Section, December 13th, 2019 https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2019-12-13/disney-parks-disability-suits-wheelchair

Also published in print as “Disability and Disney Parks: Not as Magical a Pairing”.

3) “Sexuality in the time of Trump” The Conversation, January 4, 2017 http://theconversation.com/sexuality-in-the-time-of-trump-69608 Reprinted in the San Francisco Chronicle.

PDFs of all publications available upon request. Email mintzkevin89@gmail.com.