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  • Writer's pictureStephanie Yin

Face Equality Week

A lot of my content is about invisible illness and the challenges of living with a chronic condition. But this week I want to talk about visible differences.

Did you know that seven in 10 people with a visible difference experience abuse online or in person because of the way they look? What's more, independent research by Changing Faces found that "over a quarter (28%) of people with a visible difference have experienced a hate crime".

This is not right and it is everyone's responsibility to fight against prejudice and discrimination by valuing and celebrating visible difference. This week is #faceequalityweek2021 and I invite you to watch this video by Changing Faces which provides a glimpse into the experience of living with a #visibledifference.


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