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Quiet Pride 2024!

What is Quiet Pride? Quiet Pride is a space to celebrate being LGBTQ+. It aims to be as accessible and inclusive as we can. Disabled LGBTQ+ people need a space to celebrate their wonderful, intersectional identities. Quiet Pride 2024 There are two sessions, 10.00am – 1.30pm and 2.00 – 5.30pm. Please only register for one session. […]

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Reflections on About Disability Hate Podcasts: Part 2

The About Disability Hate podcasts were only made possible thanks to our amazing volunteers Michayla and Olivia. They interviewed disabled people about their insights and experiences of disability hate and wrote blogs. They have shared their reflections on the first year of making the podcasts. Michayla writes: The Stop Disability Hate podcast project has been

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Reflections on About Disability Hate Podcasts: Part 1

The About Disability Hate podcasts were only made possible thanks to our amazing volunteers Michayla and Olivia. They interviewed disabled people about their insights and experiences of disability hate and wrote blogs. They have shared their reflections on the first year of making the podcasts. Olivia writes: This project has been an incredible journey, offering

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Reads: Direct Payments: A family's experience

Challenging times for disabled people and unpaid carers using direct payments (DPs): One family’s diary

In January 2021 Ben and I wrote a blog about the difficulties we faced in lockdown. Love, care and common sense got us through the Covid crisis. We were looking forward to better days. We weren’t expecting another crisis so soon! But come 2022, as an older carer, I needed to think about strengthening Ben’s

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