Accessible & inclusive Gaming
DIVERSITY IS STRENGTH.
Only a diverse group of adventurers can overcome the many challenges a D&D story presents. - WoTC, Diversity and D&D
As tabletop gamers, we should strive to be as inclusive and welcoming as possible to everyone wanting to join in on the hobby. Making our tables more friendly to women, LGBTQ folx, people of color, persons on the autism spectrum, and persons with sensory or physical disabilities can make a huge positive difference in the way we interact with others at our tables. Tabletop gamers have a stereotype of gate-keeping and unfriendliness towards these folks - let's break that stereotype as often as we can, and encourage others to do the same.
Handling Sensitive Content at the Table
Quick TL;DR: Talk about boundaries before you start a campaign with new people, and establish a method for dealing with crossed boundaries.
The X-Card System - A quick and easy tool to cancel a scenario / conversation at the table and move on, no questions asked.
Line: "Torture will not be part of this game, either with NPCs or PCs."
Veil: "Torture may happen, but it won't be described or played out."
Script Change - Rewind to re-do a bit, Pause to allow for a break in the action, Fast forward to skip a segment
Inclusive Gaming and Product Design
Physical and Cognitive Accommodations
FATE Accessibility Toolkit - Not 5e, but applicable at any table
See also: Gaming with People with Disabilities
Accessible RPG Wiki - a trove of practical tips for dealing with the vast majority of common disabilities