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For many filmmakers and talent, their workspace is on set. For disabled representation to be increased both behind and in front of the camera, Hollywood needs to make sets accessible. It’s not that hard, it just takes intention.
If sets aren’t accessible, disabled talent can’t be included. If they’re not included, their stories and point of view are not told. If their stories are not told, culture does not change. Add the A. Make your set accessible.
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There's a lot of #ableism floating on Twitter at the moment, especially within the journalistic space so I wanted to take the time to highlight #Disabled journalists whose work I admire, Focus on the UK because otherwise I'll burn out! Please add yours! /1
First up! @DrFrancesRyan Frances writes about disability and austerity among many other things. Her book #Crippled "reminds us what real investigative journalism looks like" and her work constantly holds powerful people to account and raises the voices of marginalised groups. /2
@johnpringdns editor/founder of Disability News Service, who brought in-depth reporting on disability, particularly discrimination and inequality when there was very little in that space. DNS continues to do this, even as funding from disability orgs dries up due to cuts. /3
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