YDRF About Disability Hate
By York Disability Rights Forum
YDRF About Disability HateSep 17, 2023
YDRF About Disability Hate Episode 5: Iain
In the fifth episode, recorded in June 2023, Michayla sits down with Iain, to discuss his views and experiences of disability hate.
YRDF About Disability Hate Episode 4: Astrid
The fourth episode of the YDRF podcast centres the experiences of Astrid. Olivia and Astrid discuss the matter of perception in disability hate crime, the complex relationship between disability hate and the pandemic, and the value of disabled people sharing their experiences when they are ready to do so.
YDRF About Disability Hate Episode 3: Miles
In the third episode, Olivia sits down with Miles to talk about disability hate. They discuss the dangers of labelling, especially of people with hidden disabilities, the potential positive impacts of the pandemic, pressures some disabled people feel to justify their disability, and much more.
YDRF About Disability Hate Episode 2: Jennie
In the second episode, Olivia sits down with Jennie, senior local area coordinator, to talk about disability hate. They discuss the limitations of the hate crime definition, the ways the pandemic has made things harder for disabled people, Jennie's own experience as a woman living with mental ill-health, and much more.
YDRF About Disability Hate Episode 1: Flick
In the first episode, recorded in May 2022, Olivia sits down with Flick, a disability rights activist, to discuss her views and experiences of disability hate. They talk about the importance of social model language, Flick’s experience and activism in York as a disabled person, and the detrimental impact of the council’s Blue Badge ban in York city centre on attitudes towards disabled people.