‘The act does nothing to protect your rights when entering a business with a guide dog or an assistance dog and business can legally turn you away.’ I run a charity organisation called Ability Access Legal, it was set up to represent people who face disability discrimination in the workplace, completely free of charge. Since… Continue reading The Equality Act, has nothing to do with equality.
Disproportionate Representation Discrimination on TV.
“You’ve highlighted that the show is not set up for people with disabilities...”. (says The Apprentice). By Simon Sansome I know that this article title is a mouthful but hear me out. The Apprentice, The Masked Singer and I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, are some of the UK’s most loved TV shows.… Continue reading Disproportionate Representation Discrimination on TV.
The DWP’s Christmas insult.
Like millions of people across the UK, I receive Personal Independence Payments because I am in a wheelchair, I need help accessing the community and help with personal care. This was not always the case I became disabled in 2014, following a spinal injury and had never claimed any benefits before this. In that time, I have tried to express my voice… Continue reading The DWP’s Christmas insult.
Elon Musk bans a Grumpy Git from Twitter for inviting him onto the show to talk about disability.
The Grumpy Gits is the largest disability podcast in the world reaching over half a million viewers and audio streams online. The show has been growing its world wide audience for almost two years with massive success, with celebrity guests and the popular segment See You Next Tuesday. It should be noted The Grumpy Gits… Continue reading Elon Musk bans a Grumpy Git from Twitter for inviting him onto the show to talk about disability.
The Nightmare Before Christmas at Carnaby Street, according to Snowball.
London is one of the best places in the world to go shopping. People travel from all over the world to visit the capital and rightly so, it is a spectacular place at Christmas. The Christmas lights, the atmosphere and the Christmas angels hanging over the buses. It is a photographer’s heaven and a tourist… Continue reading The Nightmare Before Christmas at Carnaby Street, according to Snowball.