disability representation

Entertainment & Culture

ITV’s announcement of first disabled contestant on Love Island sparks mixed opinions

Love Island's announcement of its first contestant with a disability has sparked mixed opinions among the disability community.

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Entertainment & Culture

Kez Margrie: CBBC Commissioning Editor who happens to be a wheelchair user

We speak to CBBC Commissioning Editor Kez Margrie, who became a wheelchair user following an acrobatic accident aged 23.

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Entertainment & Culture

Shannon Murray: actress, media lawyer and disability consultant

We speak to Shannon Murray, an actress, media lawyer and disability consultant, who campaigns for better disability representation in the…

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Lifestyle

Jenny McGibbon: challenging negative perceptions of chronic illness through my blog and graphic design work

Jenny McGibbon, a blogger who has Gastroschisis, uses her blog to offer support to disabled people living with chronic illnesses.

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Entertainment & Culture

The Last Leg: how the show still promotes positive disability representation

Emma Shepherd talks about how The Last Leg has promoted positive disability representation since it's launch during the 2012 Paralympics.

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Work & Education

How the media is changing the landscape for disability and inclusion

Disabled journalist, Michael McEwan, talks about how the media is starting to make a difference with disability and inclusion and…

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Wellbeing & Fitness

Learning to accept and embrace my disability

Listen Freddie Stebbings, who recently came on board to work across our social media channels, talks about his experiences of…

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Wellbeing & Fitness

Olu Fadipe: how I want to be a role model for men with facial disfigurement

Olu Fadipe, who has Cystic Hygroma and facial disfigurement, tells us about his struggles as a child and how he…

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Entertainment & Culture

Representation of disability in popular culture in 2020 – where are we now?

Emma West, who worked at the BBC for more than a decade, looks at the representation of disability in popular…

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Lifestyle

Blogger Lucy Reynolds on perceptions and the representation of disability

Dr Lucy Reynolds PhD, who is a blogger, public speaker and disability advocate with cerebral palsy, talks about how her…

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