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Philippa Willitts

Philippa Willitts is the editor of Now Then and, as a community correspondent, writes about the LGBTQI+ and disability communities in Sheffield. As well as writing for Now Then, she is the editor of Global Comment and welcomes whatever freelance commissions come her way. She is an activist and campaigner who also loves Sheffield, the seaside, her friends, craft beer and good food.

Justice Gap What the data says

Disabled women are twice as likely to be sexually assaulted as non-disabled women, but half as likely to have their perpetrators charged, Now Then has discovered.

"I really did feel forgotten about"

Nearly two weeks after a burst water main flooded a gas pipe in Stannington, Now Then asks whether disabled residents were properly supported.