How would you feel if your neighbour made a joke about a disability? And what if a person who has a disability makes such a joke about themselves? Celebrities like the Paralympic swimmer Xavi Torres…Continue
On the 19th of September, Madrid will bear witness to a gathering of people sending out a message of equality, dignity, freedom and human rights. For the 9th consecutive year, the march for…Continue
One in five people in Britain today has a disability and their present lives are still affected by the lives of their predecessors during the Industrial Revolution. But what was the experience really like for disabled people during this tumultuous period in history?…Continue
If you thought that cyborgs only appear in science fiction I would like to introduce you to Neil Harbisson, recognised as the first cyborg in the world. But, what is actually a cyborg? According to the dictionary is a creature that is part human and part machine in science fiction stories, but this is a real one.
Neil was born in London in 1982. Son of an Irish father and a Catalan mother, he was diagnosed with achromatopsy at the age of eleven, after several…Continue