The Ugly Face of Disability Hate Crime
Adam Pearson is on a mission to explore disability hate crime. The actor and presenter has neurofibromatosis, a genetic condition that causes non-cancerous tumours to grow on his face, causing severe disfigurement. Adam, who has experienced disability hate crime first hand, investigates what attitudes and influences may cause people to commit such crimes and challenges people into questioning their attitudes. Just days into his investigation he becomes the target of some grossly offensive online hate speech. Can he change people’s attitudes?