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Transgender: an easy-read guide

This guide was produced jointly with CMG (www.cmg.co.uk) and CHANGE (www.changepeople.org) after discussions on this issue affecting people with learning disabilities and the lack of accessible information on this topic. The information within the guide came directly from people with disabilities and discusses the notions of sex and gender, being transgender and signposting to organisations that can help people transitioning. People from the transgender community were also involved in the discussions and they have contributed to the review of the…

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Hate crime

Hate crime causes great distress to its victims and the wider community. Suffolk Police takes this type of crime very seriously and is committed to tackling it to make our communities safer. What is Hate Crime? Any criminal offence which is perceived to be motivated by prejudice based on: race religion or belief physical or sensory disability learning disability or mental health age gender sexual orientation gender identity. What does Suffolk Police do about Hate Crime? It is the policy of Suffolk…


With Disabilities ‘Rarely’ Seen, Netflix Commits $100 Million Toward Inclusion

Netflix is pledging to do more after a report finds that representation of people with disabilities and other groups is lacking in its original films and television shows. The report released late last week was conducted by Stacy Smith at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Smith and her team reviewed 126 films and 180 series released in 2018 and 2019 to measure representation by gender, race/ethnicity, LGBTQ+ and disability. While the study gave Netflix good marks…

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