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Voices: disability means (in)visibility

The first time I stepped out in public with my walking stick, I got stuck behind a rather dishevelled stag group. Dressed in half-matching t-shirts and stumbling over cobbles with 11 am bottles, I took a protective wide angle across the Grassmarket as I clipped passed them. I heard a member of their group shout: […]

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The Student’s outreach officer on intersectionality

The Indian Festival of Lights, Diwali, recently celebrated across the world, symbolises the spirit of ‘knowledge over ignorance’. In the burning age of Tumblr and bumper stickers, this symbolisation may seem like a rather common aphorism to come into contact with and discard without giving much thought. However, in an era where the dissemination of […]