down's syndrome

"Though this sentiment was probably meant to be encouraging, it was not. I wanted to scream."
"This means so much for our community, who for the first time, can play with a Barbie doll that looks like them."
Drag Syndrome are a collective of LGBTQ+ drag kings and queens with Down’s Syndrome. In a time where conversations about disability and representation in the queer community are being had the group of performers have become icons. In this video Drag Syndrome artists Justin Bond and Nikita Gold talk about being the representation that the queer disabled community needs and also what it’s like to find success and fans in the UK and around the world.
In the UK, pregnant women are screened for life-altering conditions in their baby, including Down's syndrome. Don't Screen Us Out is campaigning to help women make an informed choice about what they do next.
"Every child is a different kind of flower and all together makes this world a beautiful garden."
In today's culture we tend to bent truth, share only certain parts of ourselves – but my son is only ever authentically himself
Lucus Evans' mum says better representation could have helped save her from needless heartache.