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Mock the Weak?

Diversity continues to be an issue in the mainstream media, but what can be done to improve the representation and portrayal of disabled people? Back in March 2016, when the actor, writer and broadcaster Sir Lenny Henry made national headlines about the lack of diversity in the UK’s mainstream media—and, in particular, within public broadcaster […]

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Scottish Government invests in Employability

Disabled people looking to work will benefit from some £20 million of additional support from the Scottish Government, as it prepares to use new devolved powers from 1 April 2017. “New powers on employability are among the most exciting of the new areas to be devolved as it gives Scotland the chance to create something […]

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Claire Cunningham in 'Ménage à Trois' at the Tramway Theatre, Glasgow (Dress Rehearsal August 23rd, 2012)

A Purposeful Step

“Disabled arts has gone much further in dance than it has in any other art form,” insists Robert Softley Gale. “I think it’s because we can bring our own body to the party; it’s not about doing a classical text or any of that sort of thing, it’s about being real.” Robert is one of […]

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