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The Disability Film Challenge
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Whether you're interested in making films, being in them or getting involved behind the scenes, few would argue that there aren't enough people with disabilities in the media. Well if…

Easter holiday competition: win a Lush g…
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Easter isn't just about the chocolate eggs you know, it can be about those other little luxuries too! So why not treat yourself this Easter by entering our competition to…

Stand up! But what if you can’t?
Posted 3 days ago

‘Get Up! Sitting less can add years to your life’! This headline caught my 1 eye and made me think: as a full-time wheelchair user for the last thirty five…

Why home lifts are on the up…
Posted 3 days ago

Lifts for the home may have once seemed unusual but more and more people with mobility issues are opting for a domestic lift instead of a stairlift. Here Lachlan Faulkner,…

Accessing New Zealand: part two
Posted 1 week ago

Last week we heard about the first half of Jasmine’s trip to New Zealand. If you have a disability – Jasmine has Freidriech’s Ataxia so uses a wheelchair – read…

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Sex tips from a sexy ‘crip’

Telling it like it is, Mik Scarlet talks sex – how to enjoy it more, his tips and tricks, and why disabled people can make fantastic lovers. Let’s face it, we don’t live in a society that thinks of disability as sexy. Most able-bodied people think that having a disability equals an end to sexiness, […]
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Is disability a political issue?

Next year, in fact in fourteen months time, there will be a general election. In the build-up, the lobbying and posturing, the canvassing and polling, the TV reports and the party manifestos, will disability figure at all? ‘Of course it will!’ I hear the resounding response, ‘just look at the current activity around benefits and […]
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Valentine’s Day: busting myths about dating and disability

Valentine’s week is upon us, and whether you love it or loathe it, your mind will probably be reverting to love. So the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign Trailblazers have used this opportunity to launch a report that looks to bust the myths about dating and disability. This Valentine’s Day the group would like to open up […]
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Dating confessions of a 20-something disabled guy: part two

Dating is rarely straightforward, and sometimes less so if you have a disability. It certainly involves time and energy, often mishaps and embarrassments, but if you’re lucky and have humour, then you can find the thing we all desire… love. So there are bound to be some scintillating stories from this single  20-something, disabled guy, as he […]
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Models of Diversity workshop

Models of Diversity: could you be the next hot disabled model?

How often do you see someone with a disability working as a model? Answer: rarely. That’s exactly why Angel Sinclair started Models of Diversity, an organisation that aims to put a diverse range of models into the spotlight.  Angel Sinclair, originally from East London, is a mother of four and grandmother to another four children, […]
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