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Woman with invisible disability discriminated against for using disabled toilets

Zoe Young was discriminated against for using disabled toilets. Credit: ITV Central

A woman who was abused for using disabled toilets wants more people to recognise invisible disabilities.

Zoe Young has Crohn's disease and was criticised during the interval of a theatre performance at Loughborough Town Hall.

After raising the issue on social media, she received support from thousands, including the venue.

Charnwood Borough Council put up this sign after Zoe was discriminated against for using the disabled toilets. Credit: ITV News Central

Within days Charnwood Borough Council put up a sign stating "Not every disability is visible".

It's believed around 1 in 100 people in the UK are living with the condition.

The charity Crohn's and Colitis UK says what happened to Zoe is not uncommon.