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Canadian woman with epilepsy calls for better disability signage on public transport

A young woman who has seizures is asking the public transport system in British Columbia, TransLink, to update its priority seating signage to refl...
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Photography exhibition captures the everyday moments and milestones for people with disabilities

Written By: Emma Clayton  26/2/16 There are around 1.5 million people in the UK with a learning disability and 700,000 with autism. Photographer Poll...
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Chelsea launch LGBT fan group in collaboration with Gay Football Supporters’ Network

Written By: Liam Corless  24/2/16 The group, founded alongside a Stamford Bridge season ticket holder, will attempt to make LGBT fans feel more comfo...
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Kelly Knox: The Model Championing Body Confidence For People With Disabilities

Written By: Ellen Wallwork  24/2/16 Body confidence has become synonymous with feeling happy with your dress size, but for many people it goes beyond...
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UK diversity would lack without Sign Language

With more than 900 signatures in support of saving American Sign Language classes, it’s clear the UK and Lexington communities understand the import...
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UK promotes transgender recruitment guidelines

Written By:  Grace Lewis 23/2/16 All people deserve to be free from discrimination at work, says equalities minister As countries around the world ma...
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Is your business doing enough to be wheelchair friendly?

Some 54 per cent of disabled people have difficulty accessing shops, while 34 per cent face problems accessing hospitals. An incredible 63 per cent of...
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The UK has more LGBT MPs than anywhere else in the world

Written By: Matt Hooper There are now 35 LGBT MPs in parliament, which is the most in any parliament around the world. At last year’s election, 32 L...
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Disability sports teams feature in national campaign

Written By: Graeme Hetherington 21/2/16 A PAIR of Middlesbrough based disability sports teams are featuring in a national campaign to raise awareness ...
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Mitie joins forces with Stonewall to promote LGBT inclusion

Written By: Sarah O’Beirne   18/2/16 Mitie has formed a partnership with Stonewall, the LGBT diversity and inclusion charity, and is now a mem...