Last year, the Gryphon reported on the founding of the Leeds Disabled Student Network. However, a year on, and due to COVID related setbacks, they are still yet to be fully recognised as a society. As a result, they are yet to receive any funding and small things such as setting up a Zoom call through which they can do society socials are impossible.
Spotlighting some great artists this Disability Month, ranging from sculptors to revered writers.
“I use my autism to make my corner of the world a bit nicer.” Alex Gibbon caught up with lovely local legend Dman to discuss accessibility in nightlife for Disability History Month.
Carmen Ghazi highlights Aaron Philip, one of NYC’s hottest up-and-coming models.
Ellis Ellena Idris looks at the rise of the UK’s first talent agency exclusively for those with disabilities, and the importance of its role in the industry.
The theme of Disability History Month this year is access, which is a major factor in allowing a disabled person to live their life as independently as possible by reducing barriers which exclude them
As part of Disability History Month, Isabel Ralphs sits down with Liberation Coordinator Leo Adams to talk about all things sex, representation and disability in the mainstream culture. If you’ve been anywhere near the Union […]
Dyslexia can impact someone’s everyday life and sometimes having some extra support from family and friends may be necessary. So inform yourself on how you can be a supportive friend to someone with dyslexia.
Trigger Warning: Graphic description of personal injury Frida Kahlo is known today as one of the twentieth century’s most influential painters. The transcendence of her art is a testament to its cultural significance and relevance […]
It’s a Friday night, which for many means one thing: clubbing. I find myself migrating towards the venue we have chosen alongside a host of glitter faced, plaid-clad revellers following pre-drinks at a friend’s house on campus. Amongst […]
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME) is often brushed off as tiredness or attention-seeking, if it’s recognised at all. After all, everyone gets worn-out. In reality people have died from CFS, and at its worst those with […]
BAFTA nominated TV programme ‘The Undateables’, which follows a different group of disabled singletons each week on their journey for love, has returned to Channel 4 for its seventh series. The popular reality show has […]