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Why the BBC drama Then Barbara Met Alan brought tears to my eyes | Frances Ryan

To see on primetime television the activists who fought for disability rights in the 1990s was a profoundly moving momentBefore we even reach the opening titles of Then Barbara Met Alan – the BBC’s one-off drama depicting the fight for the 1995 Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), which aired on... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-03-22 06:00:48 UTC ]
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Clifford wins Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing

Ellen Clifford has won the Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing with her book The War on Disabled People: Capitalism, Welfare and the Making of a Human Catastrophe (Zed Books). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-29 01:12:22 UTC ]
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8 Audiobook Recommendations for the Disability Readathon

It’s almost time for The Disability Readathon! Here are few recent #OwnVoices audiobooks by and about disabled people. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-23 10:31:00 UTC ]
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Raising our A-game

Many Deaf people are natural storytellers, with a flair for creative thinking. And yet there are so few of us in publishing. As well-publicised research shows, just as people of colour are grossly underrepresented in this field, so too are disabled people, making up only 6.6% of the entire... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-02 06:12:15 UTC ]
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Publishing must make room for disabled authors - for its own good

Attention to diversity has yet to pay much heed to us, but we are the biggest minority in the world, so if space is cleared everyone stands to win As a disabled writer, it has been a little strange to watch publishers rush to put on online events during the pandemic. Authors have been... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-04 14:00:57 UTC ]
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