Lifestyle

News and opinion on lifestyle issues for people with disability.

How misogyny, narcissism and a desperate need for power make men...

Online abuse may appear to be ostensibly different from rape or sexual assault. However, the same norms and power structures underpin these acts.

How benefit sanctions push single parents further from work

Parents are often penalised despite seeking work, caught out by unrealistic expectations from jobcentres and poor administration.

Disabled music fans face premium phone charges to book live events

More than half of disabled people who have tried to buy tickets for live music events have had to call premium-rate phone numbers to arrange access, according to a new survey.

Marriage institutions aren’t just sexist — They’re ableist and disrespectful to...

When it comes to relationships and sexuality today, disabled people often experience additional discrimination and patronizing attitudes, even from non-disabled loved ones.

How fake assistance animals and their users are gaming the system...

Amid the confusion around the distinction between pets and disability assistance animals, faking and gaming also occur regularly, and there is a lack of understanding of when an animal is and is not legally protected.

UK Government set to ignore key air travel discrimination concerns

The government appears to be ignoring pleas to clamp down on significant areas of discrimination against disabled air passengers.

A vision splendid

Losing eyesight to a degenerative eye condition, cone rod dystrophy, is life-changing, not life-threatening and needn’t define who you are.

Commonwealth Games have better integrated para-sports, but society needs to catch...

It’s so frustrating when we see the political will to deliver an inclusive major sport event when the eyes of the world are watching. Yet the everyday lived experiences suggest an ongoing struggle for fair treatment in all areas of citizenship.

How creativity on prescription can improve mental and physical health

There is a growing body of evidence which shows that different arts being prescribed have a positive impact on a variety of health conditions.

Listen and learn: The importance of parking our prejudice

To gain real traction in our fight for true inclusion of people with disability, we need as many people speaking up as possible. We need to call out injustice when we see it.