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+, 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