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Disability Hate Crime

As a disabled woman, I have suffered various forms of abuse since my spinal injury in 2003. From careless and cruel micro-aggressions on social media – ‘what IS wrong with your smashed up face, revolting body etc?’ – to more threatening acts, including threats of sexual violence. To give one perhaps extreme yet very honest…

Conde Naste Traveller

https://www.cntraveller.com/article/positive-lessons-to-learn-from-lockdown

Disability and Covid 19

In the seventeen years since I was paralysed in a car crash I have spent days, weeks and even years trapped at home for health reasons. And I am not the only one. For thousands of people with physical or mental disabilities, as well as long term health conditions, this is a part of our…

Channel 4 to embark on Olympic journey with Sophie Morgan

Press release from Channel 4: 14 January 2020 Sophie Morgan is setting out on her biggest adventure yet- travelling from India to Japan on a Mad Max-style Trike. Sophie Morgan: The Longest Route To The Games (w/t), a 2×60’ commission from specialist factual, is to be produced by Full Fat TV and sees the campaigner…

Dispatches: The Secrets of Amazon

My Dispatches report for Channel 4 on the Secrets of Amazon. Watch the episode on All4 by following the link here. Watch here

Leonard Cheshire’s Global Ambassador for Inclusive Education

As a wheelchair user, I often learn a lot about a country on arrival – whether I want to or not – but a pleasant surprise awaited me when I landed in Nairobi. My chair was still in one piece and an enthusiastic group of ground staff provided prompt and faultless assistance. So far, SO…

Sky’s Celebrity Portrait Artist of the Year 2019

Sky’s Celebrity Portrait Artist of the Year 2019 In December last year I featured on Sky’s Celeb Portrait Artist of the Year! It was a brilliant experience, if not a little daunting. Each celeb was asked to do a portrait in 4 hours not only being recorded for the show but also in front of…

No Triumph, No Tragedy BBC Radio 4

No Triumph, No Tragedy What a wonderful privilege it was to be interviewed on Radio 4 by Peter White this week. Program Description on BBC: “Peter White, who has been blind since birth, interviews Sophie Morgan, the artist, media commentator and disability activist who became a wheelchair user in 2003 after a car accident. Sophie…

CITY AM: Disability Employment Rights

My article in City AM All we want for Christmas is for politicians to commit to helping disabled workers As we hurtle towards the polls this week, my thoughts are turning to how disabled people can make their voices heard during an unusually festive election period (the last December General Election was in 1923). I…

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