Sophie L Morgan

Issue 1550

Sophie L Morgan

“It’s radical being visible”

As a teenager Sophie L Morgan planned to study law, but at the age of 18 her life changed forever when a road traffic accident left her paralysed from the chest down. Since then she has taken a different direction altogether, and her flourishing career as a TV presenter has made Morgan a familiar face on our screens. Yet she freely admits she suffers from imposter syndrome and has struggled with the reality of her circumstances, particularly when it comes to the ‘invisible’ aspect of being a disabled woman.

In an incredible and honest Letter To My Younger Self, she recalls painful break-ups, perfect moments, and the feelings of guilt she’s had to work hard to let go of.

Also inside

  • The inside story of a criminal trial and what it means for the wider movement
  • Legacy benefit claimants lost their court battle with the government over the decision not to give them the Covid-era Universal Credit uplift of £20 a week. But they’re refusing to give up the fight
  • Russell T Davies explains why he’s brought back soap star Noele Gordon for one last bow and rescue her reputation
  • Star of Knock at the Cabin, Nikki Amuka-Bird, on the film being like a modern Greek tragedy
  • And how a former Big Issue vendor saved up his earnings to retire to the Philippines

Plus much more!

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