LET’S CONGRATULATE THE NATIONAL THEATRE & SPOTLIGHT

Long overdue but at last a breakthrough! The National Theatre together with Spotlight have compiled a database of Actors with disabilities. We know from our own American correspondent, Hollywood...

DISABILITY IS THE ONE DISCRIMINATION WE ALL SEEM TO IGNORE AND WE MUST STOP

Disability Talk has received kind permission from Saira Khan, Steve Wood and the Sunday Mirror to reproduce the following article. Saira Khan admits she rarely encounters disability and wants to change...

THE BODYKIND FESTIVAL

FESTIVAL OF BODY ACCEPTANCE - 13-15 OCTOBER .. TOTNES Bodykind, who are hosting the festival, are a grassroots, non-profit, whole community event organisers, with the aim...

THE WILLIAM MERRITT CENTRE ANNOUNCE NEW ACCESSABILLITY EXHIBITION

The William Merritt Centre are pleased to announce the new name for their annual exhibition is the AccessAbility Exhibition. It will take place on...

‘AND ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST’

In an earlier article we launched our campaign to replace a Political Party's Manifesto with a Legally Binding Contract .. see Election Manifesto .. or...

ELECTION MANIFESTO .. OR LEGALLY BINDING CONTRACT? A PETITION TO CHANGE WHAT POLITICIANS PROMISE?

The June 8th 2017 General Election produced an election upset and a 'hung parliament'. And it was generally felt that the Tories 'lost' a huge...

WHEELCHAIR RULES OK?

The UK Government has detailed a set of disability rules for when travelling by public transport. For wheelchair users the details are as follows:- WHEELCHAIRS...

Sex and Disability

It is estimated that over 10% of British men have paid for sex at least once. And that would mean over 200,000 disabled men...

Eileen talks disability discrimination with Professor Stephen Hawking

It was indescribably wonderful to have the opportunity to sit beside Professor Stephen Hawking and tell him about what we are fighting for in...

Can I Inspire You? – John Willis

THERE’S NO SUCH WORD AS CAN’T! These words articulated my mother’s attitude throughout my formative years. She never allowed me to use my lack of...

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