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Contact Laura: visibilitytoday at gmail.com
Laura is a writer, podcast host, and freelance journalist and copywriter. She hosts In Visibility Today, a monthly disability politics and current affairs podcast, and writes on feminism, disability, healthcare, and politics at The Huffington Post blog and on Medium. She has been featured in the i newspaper and the Metro, discussing mental healthcare in the UK and body positivity with chronic illness.
Besides her more recent work, she was previously the Commissioning Editor at a UK agricultural publishing house, and offers proofreading and copy-editing services on a freelance basis. She has been a theatre reviewer, producer, and script writer at the Edinburgh Fringe, a book reviewer and feature writer for various arts magazines, and holds a BA (hons) in English Language & Literature, and an MA in Broadcast Journalism.
Medium, March 2018: Part One: Badass Disabled Women from History You Should Know About
Medium, March 2018: Let Professor Hawking’s Legacy be for Disabled People
Medium, February 2018: The Problem of Gender Bias in Medical Diagnosis
Laura is available as a source and for personal essays, opinion editorial, reported features, sensitivity reads, podcasting, and a/v editing
Additional communication availability: Phone, text, chat, videoconference