ReFramed - Disability in Media

ReFramed - Disability in Media

ReFramed is a podcast and vodcast series brought to you by Attitude Foundation. The series primarily explores the representation of people with disability in TV & Film. Join Jason Clymo (series host), his co-hosts (Robyn Lambird & Steph Dower), and a number of fantastic special guests - as we analyse, praise and critique disability representation and inclusion in films and TV shows. The series is available on Youtube (captioned) and all your favourite podcast apps.


November 30, 2023 27 mins

Join us for the final episode of ReFramed Season 2! 

Please help us welcome Sam Drummond to the podcast. Sam is a Discrimination Lawyer who lives in Naarm (Melbourne), is a self-confessed tea connoisseur, and loves gardening. Throughout his life, he's also been a radio producer, political adviser and lawyer. 

Sam is also an ambassador for IncludeAbility, "an initiative of the Australian Human Rights Comm...

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Please help us welcome the incredible Emily Dash to ReFramed!

If you don't already know Emily, she's an emerging writer, actor, producer and speaker. She's also a disability advocate with an emphasis on social inclusion. Emily recently joined the Attitude Foundation Board of Directors, and we're so excited to have her on the podcast.

Joined by Robyn Lambird & Jason Clymo, the trio review &a...

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This week's episode is a GOODIE!

Robyn Lambird & Jason Clymo are joined by the incredible Anja Christoffersen, to review 'Heartbreak High' (2022).

Anja is a disability advocate and social entrepreneur. Her business - ‘Champion Health Agency’ - is a world first talent agency professionalising the lived experiences of people with disability, chronic illness and carers, in order to create meaningfu...

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Please help us welcome Annie Segarra to ReFramed! @annieelainey 🎉

Annie (she/they) is an incredible digital creator, speaker, writer and advocate - and we are SO excited to have them join us.

Along with Jason & Steph, Annie helps us review 'Dead End: Paranormal Park' - a scarily hilarious American animated series. The series features an autistic main character, and we have many thoughts to share. Tune in to get the gos...

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The fabulous Luke Christian joins us on this week's episode of ReFramed! 

Luke is a brilliant activist and business owner of Deaf Identity - a clothing brand that was born out of his love for fashion whilst raising Deaf awareness.

Joined by Steph and Jason, Luke helps us review the 2022 reboot of 'Queer as Folk', which features a number of disabled actors - including Ryan O'Connell, Nyle Dimarc...

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Meet Michelle Roger on this week's episode of ReFramed! 

Michelle is a writer, artist, photographer and model who is passionately pushing for better representation of people with disability in those industries. She has also been using her platform on social media to run a project called "Up and Dressed", which explores fashion and disability. 

Joined by Steph and Jason, Michelle helps us analyse the...

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This week, we welcome Maya Dove to the podcast!

Maya is a model and actress, who passionately advocates for and represents the disability community through her work.

Joined by Steph and Jason, Maya helps us analyse the hilarious show 'Derry Girls'. Whilst we discuss the incidental representation of disability throughout the show, we also discuss fan theories that one of the main characters is Autistic.

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This week, we welcome the incredible Senator Jordon Steele-John to the podcast!

Jordon is a Greens Senator for Western Australia, and a passionate disability advocate that is working to implement policies that will create a more inclusive and accessible Australia. 

Joined by Steph and Jason, Jordon helps us analyse the film 'Run', starring Kiera Allen and Sarah Paulson. 

The film follows Chloe (...

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Join us for the final episode of ReFramed Season 1!

This week, we welcome Akii Ngo - an advocate, model, writer and consultant based in Melbourne. Akii brings a range of lived experiences to this episode, and an interesting take on 'Love and Other Drugs'. The 2010 film stars Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal, with the former acting as a young woman with Parkinson's.

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This week we welcome the incredible Nina Tame to ReFramed. 

Nina is a writer, content creator and disability advocate who uses social media to break down misconceptions about disability. Her educational and hilarious content shines a light on ableism, representation, parenting children with disability, and everything in between. 

Nina joins us this week to help analyse Finding Nemo - a 2003 Disney film, which has ...

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This week, we have the incredible Angel Dixon on with us to help analyse 'Raising Dion' - a Netflix series that follows a boy who develops some serious super powers.

Angel joins us with a range of knowledge and experience in the field of representation and inclusion. She has worked tirelessly to effect change in fashion, on screen and beyond. Angel was previously CEO of Attitude Foundation, and currently serves a...

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Welcome back to ReFramed - Disability in Media!

This week, we welcome the lively Rhiannon Tracey to help analyse and discuss 'The Sex Lives of College Girls'. Rhiannon is an all-round powerhouse full of energy. She runs her own wellness and recovery centre - The Next Step - and also works as a model, influencer and key note speaker.

Join Robyn, Jason & Rhiannon on this week's episode. 

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This week, we welcome Carly Findlay - a passionate activist, author, and speaker. She also works as Access and Inclusion Coordinator at Melbourne Fringe.  
Carly joins Robyn & Jason to review Malory Towers, a BBC show that can be viewed on ABC iView in Australia. Not only is Malory Towers an Enid Blyton adaptation full of nostalgia, it also features Beth Bradfield - an actress with facial difference.  

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This week, we welcome the incredible Tracey Vieira - Chief Content Officer at Hoodlum (an Emmy® and BAFTA Award-winning production company based in Australia, the US and the UK).

Tracey joins Steph & Jason to review Hawkeye, one of Marvel's newest instalments on Disney+

Tune in to hear their thoughts on the portrayals of disability in the series, as well as Tracey's incredible insight to the film &am...

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This week, we welcome Carson Tueller to the podcast. Carson has amassed a following on social media, through sharing his honest journey through acquiring disability, unlearning ableism and his career in personal and professional development.

Along with Jason and Steph, these three ReFramers analyse A Quiet Place Part 2 - which picks up immediately after A Quiet Place. Like the first film, Part 2 centres around the Abbott f...

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A very warm welcome to Tobi Green Adenowo, who joins us from the UK on this week’s episode. Alongside Jason & Robyn, Tobi helps us analyse one of our recent favourite animation films - Luca.

It’s a week of laughs, great reviews, and (as always) amazing chats about disability representation in film and TV. 

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This week, we are lucky enough to be joined by Catia Malaquias, as we discuss Netflix series The Witcher. The series follows a range of characters navigating a fantasy world of demons, magic, demon hunters, and (of course) politics. 

One of the key characters in the series - Yennefer - begins her journey as a young woman with disability, which is exactly why we're reviewing the series on this podcast!

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Join us again this week as we discuss The Peanut Butter Falcon, a film about a man with Down syndrome who runs away from a residential nursing home to pursue his dream of becoming a wrestler. On his journey, he meets with an outlaw who becomes his friend and coach. 

We are thrilled to let you all know that this week's guest is Graeme Innes - former Disability Discrimination Commissioner, and an absolute legend for dis...

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Welcome back, fellow ReFramers! 

This week we welcomed the wonderful James Parr to the show. James is a model, advocate, triathlete, writer and more!

This week we analyse 'The Secret Garden'. The film follows a young girl who is displaced early in the film, and ends up living with her uncle. Here she finds a garden, friends, and a cousin - Colin, a wheelchair user who spends all his time in bed.

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December 15, 2021 28 mins

This week, we have the incredible K Shantel join us to discuss one of Marvel's newest films, Eternals.

Eternals follows an ancient group of superheroes, who are tasked with destroying their evil counterparts - The Deviants. As always, there's a few twists and turns - and the film seemingly sets up a new set of films in the MCU. We discuss Eternals because one of the main superheroes - Makkari - is Deaf and is pla...

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