Podcast ep. 6 Disability and…Activism with Dennis Queen


This month, Disability Arts Online’s Editor, Colin Hambrook, chats with musician and grassroots activist, Dennis Queen on Disability and…Activism. Dennis is a veteran of the Disability Rights Movement and has long been involved with Disabled People Against the Cuts (DPAC), Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People (GMCDP) and Not Dead Yet. Dennis speaks to Colin about past campaigns and the recent controversy around an inaccessible monument installed in Manchester to commemorate the Peterloo Massacre.

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Dennis Queen salutes during ‘From the Crowd’ commemorating the Peterloo Massacre of 1819. Photo by Brian Hilton

Episode 6 Disability and…Activism is available to listen to via the embedded Soundcloud player below, and also on the following podcast platforms, where you can subscribe to get future episodes. A transcript of the podcast is available here.

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