Blog News

Here are some things I’m pretty proud of since starting this blog!


4th May 2018: I wrote a blog for Scope and the charity Changing Faces about Hate Crime. It was scary to put it out there but I’m so glad I did as it’s something I’m really keen to push out there and not just raise awareness but provide insight to how we can all look out for each other facing this.
Gem Turner Changing Faces Tweet Screen Shot about Hate Crime


4th May 2018: I wrote a blog for Scope about accessible breaks away in the UK. Read the blog here.
Scope Screenshot of tweet about Gem's blog


23rd April 2018: I was featured on LookVine!
Gem Turner on LookVine


15th October 2017: I was interviewed by the fabulous Standard Issue Podcast and we got deep! Listen to the episode by clicking this link.


26th September 2017: I was selected as ‘Blog of the Day’ on Mumsnet with the blog I published about Disability and Children. I was super proud of this blog as it generated opinions from disabled people/parents of disabled people and parents who have less experience and knowledge of disability.


15th September 2017: I WON the Diversity in Media Award for Blogger of the Year
Find out more about the awards and my reaction in this blog.
Interview GT Blog


4th May 2017: My first ever interviewed was published with the online magazine Wear Your Voice! It was all about blogging, disability and body confidence. I’m so happy to be a part of this wonderful magazine. You can check out the article here.

clip of article and headline


6th April 2017: I nominated for Blogger of the Year at the Diversity in Media Awards. I am totally over the moon and honoured to be recognised, especially as diversity is something I’m genuinely passionate about and constantly push myself to learn more about


5th April 2017: I recently wrote a guest blog for Rare Diseases UK about what it’s like going to hospital when you have a rare condition
pic of gem in garden


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