Browsing All posts tagged under »discrimination«

“Discrimination is unacceptable at any level.” World-famous Deafblind priest Father Cyril Axelrod on being awarded the OBE

December 6, 2013

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On Friday 22nd November, Dr. Father Cyril Axelrod, the world–famous deafblind priest, was awarded an OBE for services to the […]

Staci Jones: Why it’s hard, being a Deafie

November 8, 2013

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As a hard of hearing person living  in the 21st century, I consider myself rather lucky in terms of care […]

US Deaf News: Toys R Us to pay $35k compensation to Deaf job seeker

November 6, 2013

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A Deaf woman in America is set to receive $35,ooo compensation from the toy shop Toys R Us after being […]

Deaf News: Deaf swimmer “kicked off lifeguard course for being deaf”

September 3, 2013

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Unbelievably, a champion Deaf swimmer, who represented the UK at the World Deaf Swimming Champtionships,  has been kicked off a […]

Deaf news: Starbucks customers in New York claim staff ridiculed and laughed at them

July 15, 2013

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Starbucks employees at two stores in New York City have been accused of disability discrimination. It is claimed that Starbucks […]

Meet: Jill Hipson, the deafie who took on the banks

February 29, 2012

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Jill Hipson, who lives with her husband Chris in Berkhamsted in Herts, found herself at the centre of a double-page […]