Last official day of UK Disability History Month – links to UKDHM

Disability History Month – Celebrating Our Lives, Achieving Equality, Challenging Disablism. Hi all. Bloggers, artists, painters, musicians, writers, radio hosters, poets, and other viewers of this blog. (Who I will never name if you don’t want me to… but your work, currently existing or yet to come, is and/or will be awesome. 🙂 ) Today … More Last official day of UK Disability History Month – links to UKDHM

Lucy Catchpole -‘I love the Paralympics, but we can’t all be superhumans’

Disclaimer: Although I detail Lucy Catchpole’s argument here, I also write my opinions on it down below. This is clearly marked in the ‘what I think’ section. Read ‘Lucy Catchpole’s’ article on The Gaurdian here. And for a definition of ‘inspiration porn’ watch Stella Young’s ‘I’m not your Inspiration’ TED Talk. Stella Young is now … More Lucy Catchpole -‘I love the Paralympics, but we can’t all be superhumans’

Exposure Organisation

An award-winning youth magazine, film producer and charity, Exposure encourages young people to have a voice, for the good of others as well as themselves. So what is Exposure? Created by founder and manager Andreas Koumi in 1996, Exposure is a youth charity and a magazine, training young people to write current news and opinion … More Exposure Organisation

Disability Horizons magazine

Disability Horizons. Giving you a voice. Featured Image: From disabilityhorizons.com Disability Horizons is an online magazine that aims to get disabled people’s voices heard. Set up in 2011 by Martyn Silbey, a business entrepreneur with muscular dystrophy, along with co-founder Srin Madipalli, the magazine covers a wide range of topics including technology, sex and relationships, … More Disability Horizons magazine

Benjamin Zephaniah

“I used to think poets Were boring, Until I became one of them.” – Extract from the poem:’Who’s Who’, Benjamin Zephaniah. Nationally famous Rastafarian poet and author Dr. Benjamin Zephaniah has written hundreds of poems exploring his Caribbean heritage (as the child of a Jamaican and a Barbadian) his Rastafarian beliefs and themes of anti-racism, … More Benjamin Zephaniah