Interviews

Dance for Parkinson’s

In celebration of World Parkinson’s Day, we took a look at one of the most creative and confidence boosting programmes helping people with the disease.


Talking about The A Word

The creative arts have always been a haven for inclusivity and celebrating diversity – and autism has played an increasingly high-profile role in TV dramas in the UK and across the pond. But can our television sets ever accurately depict life as an autistic person?



The importance of purple

March 26 is Purple Day, a chance to dress head to toe in purple and spread awareness about epilepsy. Emma Storr chatted to founder Cassidy Megan about why the day is so important .



Lets talk about sex (education)

Netflix Original Sex Education is re-writing the rules of sex ed, while making diversity a priority. Season two newcomer George Robinson talks disability representation and why the show’s themes resonate with him.


The power of art and #LotsOfSocks on World Down Syndrome Day

At 21-years-old, Indian artist and illustrator Jijo Das is winning the praise of people around the world with his art. This year, Jijo’s design has been chosen for World Down Syndrome Day’s #LotsOfSocks campaign, he tells us how we can all learn from each other.


INTERVIEW: Jamie Brewer, breaking down barriers

Actress and model Jamie Brewer is advocating for change, helping to fight negative perceptions around disability. Speaking to Lorne Gillies, Jamie reveals why disability shouldn’t hold you back.




Motivation through sport with the All-Stars Appeal

Disability discrimination is a worldwide problem, but education can change attitudes. UK charity Motivation has launched their Motivation All-Stars Appeal, with the hopes sport and education can end stigma.


Big Interview: As Sinéad Burke

From educating primary school students in Dublin to being the first little person to attend the Met Gala, Sinéad Burke is a teacher turned fashion guru and Vogue cover star. Having always used her voice to advocate for disability, Sinéad speaks with Lorne Gillies about the importance of empathy and inclusion in society.


Talking inclusion with Jack Thorne

Acclaimed screenwriter and playwright, Jack Thorne has advocated for disability representation on the small and big screen throughout his career. Speaking to Lorne Gillies, Jack discusses why meaningful representation is so important – and you can help be the change.