Sarah Ismail is a freelance journalist. She blogs about disability issues at SameDifference.com
23 January 2013 08:30 AM
It doesn't have to be just about sexual activity, sometimes building confidence is just as important
04 December 2012 10:16 AM
As the Atos boss is rewarded a £1million bonus, a man Parkinson’s disease was left behind during a fire alarm.
02 December 2012 03:27 PM
As disabled people are re-assessed by Atos, many are shocked to see the mammoth bonus handed out.
23 November 2012 04:45 PM
The back-and-forth between parents on whether they'd want their child cured of Down's Syndrome made me reflect on my own condition
16 November 2012 11:33 AM
Not all modern families are of the two-parent, heterosexual variety that the Work and Pensions Secretary so reveres. And stigmatising those achieves exactly nothing
05 November 2012 02:09 PM
A man with physical disabilities and mental health issues is on hunger strike in Wales, after having his disability benefits cut.
Cocaine given to trick-or-treating children - perhaps it's the neighbours we should be worrying about
02 November 2012 12:56 PM
Every year the subject of trick-or-treating arises at Halloween, but this year a story far more alarming has been added to the debate.
18 October 2012 03:13 PM
Reports this week suggest he may have had keys and open access to a morgue
16 October 2012 09:30 AM
Disabled people are becoming increasingly scared that they will lose the benefits they rely on to live.
09 October 2012 01:03 PM
Ruth Anim was fortunate to have a high-profile parent fighting her cause as Atos removed her benefits, but what about others whose voices won't be heard?
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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- 1 What marriage would look like if we actually followed the Bible
- 2 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 3 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 4 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 5 Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition