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Martyn Sibley makes it into the Power 100 list 2019

Martyn Sibley has made the Power 100 list 2019, recognised for his work in blogging, public speaking, social change coaching…

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Business Disability Forum’s Film Festival 2019 winners announced

The five disabled winners of the Business Disability Forum’s Film Festival 2019 have been announced. Find out more about the…

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How disabled actress and activist Diana Elizabeth Jordan is creating change for other disabled artists

Diana Elizabeth Jordan is a disabled actress and activist. She's been working in the industry for most of her life…

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BFI presents a history of ‘Disabled Britain on Film’ from 1911 to the present day

The BFI has launched ‘Disabled Britain on Film’, a rich and varied free online collection of more than 170 films from across…

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Let’s change the way we talk about disability

Do you hate the term ‘wheelchair-bound’? What does it portray and mean to you? Our deputy editor Shannon, who uses…

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Why is disability still portrayed as a punishment?

Coronation Street character Josh Tucker recently became blind after side-stepping justice and escaping jail. Does his new disability mean it’s…

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Great British Bake Off: were you pleased that Briony’s disability wasn’t mentioned?

As the Great British Bake Off comes to a close, Disability Horizons writer and Bake Off superfan Raisa debates whether…

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Disability short story series: Designer Genes

We don’t think that there are enough books with disabled characters as the hero or heroine. So, we’ve decided to…

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What do you think of how people with disabilities are portrayed in films and on TV?

After watching jaw-dropping negativity of disability in a film, our Deputy Editor Shannon Kelly was compelled to write an article…

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Podcast series: disabled actress Storme Toolis

As part of a podcast series, Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley has been interviewing famous and influential disabled people from…

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