Women in Media returns for its seventh year in Manchester
The Women in Media conference is returning to Manchester for its seventh year in the city. Find out why you won’t want to miss it!
Who does access and inclusion well? Which artists are leading the way…
Spotlighting artists who make their gigs safe and accessible.
What can artists do to make their gigs more accessible?
Serena Jemmet curates an informed guide for bands looking to make their gigs accessible to everyone.
Ruby Tandoh’s Permission to ‘Cook As You Are’
A review of Ruby Tandoh’s ‘Cook As You Are’, Tandoh’s most politically radical yet practically reasonable book yet.
Disabled students feel “completely dehumanised” by last-minute sports fair
This year’s sports and societies fairs were meant to be the most accessible yet, but instead students were left feeling dehumanised as the rearranged fair abandoned all accessibility measures
University learning systems “excluding” transgender students, campaigners warn
Online learning systems are a necessity right now, but some are more inclusive than others which may exclude trans students
Why the plastic straw ban sucks
The government’s recent single-use plastic ban puts too much pressure on the individual and disadvantages disabled people, argues Disabled Society Chair, Sydney King
Review: We Won’t Fall
Alexia Pieretti reviews We Won’t Fall at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation
Acknowledging history: talking about disabled people’s activism at GMCDP
Jasmine Taylor, Disability Rep of the Feminist Collective, and Aisha Al-Janabi, Lifestyle Editor, talk to an archivist at GMCDP to learn about disabled people’s activism
Plastic straws have their merits: let’s talk about disability and accessibility
Chatting to Kate Foy – Disability Part-Time-Officer – about the importance of plastic straws, accessibility online and beyond
Interview: Game Assist
“I’d like for us to be able to talk about games the way we talk about other media”
Put your jazz-hands in the air
Sophie Marriott and Cachella Smith argue the implications of the SU’s motion to encourage jazz-hands over clapping is “short-sighted” and instead Senate should seek to “create an atmosphere where people feel safe and comfortable enough to raise such an issue and ask for a quieter environment”