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"When i looked in the mirror any tiny flaw was all I could see. I tied up a lot of my self-worth in that instead of thinking of myself as a divine creature." more

Jan 3, 2018 4:32 PM Love Your Body 1 Comments

"So many people don’t like the things that make them stand out, but I think we really need to embrace those differences and make them sparkle." more

Jan 3, 2018 4:32 PM Love Your Body

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Invictus Toronto

Toronto is hosting 550 adaptive athletes from 17 countries this week. Here's why you should cheer them on more

Sep 19, 2017 3:07 PM News

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Aaron Broverman

Haily Butler-Henderson filed a human rights complaint after a bar owner allegedly wouldn't let her use the washroom. The complaint raises an obvious question: why are so many of the city's bathrooms in basements, anyway? more

Mar 29, 2017 11:46 AM News 1 Comments

Documentarian and friend remembers the groundbreaking comedy giant more

Feb 1, 2017 12:34 PM Comedy

For people in wheelchairs, seeing a movie in T.O.’s theatres can be an awkward, alienating experience more

Jan 30, 2017 6:18 PM Interviews and features 2 Comments

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Courtesy of Tangled Art + Disability

Toronto artist's first solo show at Tangled Art + Disability offers unconventional but welcome perspectives on vaginas and menstruation more

Jan 18, 2017 2:18 PM Art

"When you finally listen to what your body is saying, it's beautiful. You realize, 'Oh my gosh, I've been fighting you this entire time.'" more

Jan 4, 2017 5:00 PM Love Your Body 5 Comments

"I couldn’t see myself going back to acting because I didn’t feel I had a place there. You don’t see a lot of people who look like me on the stage or on the screen, and sometimes you need those kinds of role models – to see yourself, to feel like you more

Jan 4, 2017 5:00 PM Love Your Body

It is the only chance you have to appear before decision-makers and describe your situation in your own words. more

Sep 26, 2016 9:05 AM News

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Aaron Broverman

Haily Butler-Henderson says the person working at Pentagram Bar and Grill was worried she could fall en route to the toilet and the business could be liable more

Aug 31, 2016 3:51 PM News 1 Comments

There are plenty of guys learning the submissions and chokes of a fighting style popularized by the UFC. But I also have cerebral palsy – that's when things start to get interesting. more

Jul 28, 2016 1:04 PM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog 1 Comments

Persimmon Blackbridge's Constructed Identities

Photo by DJ McCreary

New gallery gives unprecedented access to creators and gallery-goers with disabilities more

Apr 29, 2016 4:25 PM Art

Service Ontario rolls out new safeguards against people without disabilities taking advantage of accessible parking spots and free parking more

Jan 19, 2016 7:22 PM News

Jackman Avenue and Jarvis Collegiate students assemble prosthetic hands for kids in need more

Dec 7, 2015 1:54 PM News

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Aaron Broverman

North America's first accessible food truck delivers high-end restaurant-quality food for everyone more

Jun 8, 2015 5:47 PM Food 1 Comments

The Toronto Taxicab Licence has improved mobility for many people, but some third party car services are still operating illegally more

Mar 18, 2015 2:23 PM News 1 Comments

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