Together We Are Strong

Together We Are Strong

By Mik Scarlet Regular Columnist   We all have moments in life that mark a turning point. My wedding day, the day I was discovered by a TV producer, the day my spine collapsed. There are too many to list. An event that led to a huge change in my life was the moment I...
Wetherspoons disabled discrimination

Wetherspoons disabled discrimination

Grace Currie was thrown out of the Shrewsbury Hotel on Saturday night after staff in the Wetherspoons pub mistook her disability for drunkenness. The 24-year-old from Shropshire was attending an 18 to 35 group meet-up at the pub with her personal assistant Netty Brook...
Non-disabled actor cast again

Non-disabled actor cast again

Elisabeth Moss, best known for her roles in Mad Men and The Handmaid’s Tale, has been cast as Rosemary Kennedy in the upcoming biopic about her life, Letters from Rosemary. Rosemary was the sister of 35th president of the United States, John F. Kennedy, and was born...
Prove you’re disabled

Prove you’re disabled

Madame Tussauds ask wheelchair user to “prove” disability by Katie Campbell Madame Tussauds have apologised to a customer after asking him to “prove” his impairment while trying to purchase a ticket. Liam Maxwell, 26, has cerebral palsy and scoliosis, and uses a...