Tag "Disability"

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Discovering Dundee

Following last year’s successful trip to Stirling, regular DH contributor, Carrie-Ann and her fiancé returned to Scotland, this time to check out Dundee’s accessibility. We were really excited to be

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The Model Interview: Q&A with Shannon Murray

Shannon Murray is a model, actress, writer and TV presenter from the UK who has trailblazed the way forward in raising the profile of disabled people in mainstream media. Last

Employment 2 Comments

A tale of fate, irony and happy endings

New DH contributor, Jane Hatton, a finalist of the Stelios Disabled Entrepreneurs Award in 2008, founded and runs Evenbreak, a not-for-profit specialist job board for disabled job seekers. Jane shares

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When poetry should be prescribed

New DH contributor, David McDonald, a veteran of the British Army shares a moving article about the inspiration behind his poetry and how it has helped him deal with the

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Differently Disabled

…”Suddenly I am differently disabled and frankly it’s a bit of a shock”… says new DH contributor, Mark Wilson, who shares this insightful article on how his life changed when

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Punchlines, prejudice and a lack of disabled actors

Disability rights campaigner, Nicky Clark (@mrsnickyclark), shares this article on the interplay between two of her campaigns, one of which aims to increase the number of disabled actors playing disabled

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Do mobility aids have to look so dull?!

New DH contributor, Carrie Webster, shares this interesting article on her experience of trying to find fashionable crutches and the importance of mobility aids needing to look good as well

Adventures for 2012

New DH contributor, Gaina Cowley, (from Somerset, England) has some big plans for 2012 focused on trying out some new sports and activities that she has been wanting to do

Relationships & sex 10 Comments

Discovering my last taboo

DH contributor, Ben Davies, recently shared a controversial article about his trip to Las Vegas and his decision to pay for sex. Here, Ben shares a thought provoking article exploring

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To be or not to be… accessible?

New DH contributor, Nicky Baker, shares this article about her experiences of getting involved in the performing arts and the ongoing battles faced with trying to find accessible venues. My