Disability

Naked and Disabled

After an accident left her disabled, Fuchsia Carter turned to life modelling (posing nude for artists) to help her learn to love her body again I’ve always loved to perform. When I was between the ages of 16 -18, I belonged to a drama school. At the time, I was very overweight, and as a

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‘Just Two Weeks After Losing My Arm, I was Back DJing’: Matt Howes

We interviewed DJ Matt Howes Matt Howes is an unofficial world record holder, charity ambassador and, amputee. In 2011, he was in Greece when his moped was hit by a car; he survived the accident but lost his right arm in surgery. Just two weeks after the accident, Matt was back behind the decks, despite having

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Ryan James Caruthers: “Not What a ‘Boy’ Should be”

Ryan James Caruthers Challenges Archetypes of Masculinity in New Photo Series ‘Tryouts’ ‘Strong’ and ‘dominant’ are popular adjectives often associated with masculinity. However, our Gender Report found that a significant number of male respondents saw themselves as being somewhere ‘in the middle’ of masculinity and femininity and did not wholly identify with the stereotypes most commonly

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Jack Bridge: What it’s Like to Have Haemophilia

Hi my name is Jack, I’m 21 years old and I represented Team GB as a swimmer in the London 2012 Paralympic Games. I came 4th in the world for the 100 meters breaststroke. If you saw me, you would wonder why I was a Para athlete and not an able bodied one. I don’t

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