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New York Times Opinion

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An Op / Ed piece arguing that sex education is essential for all students.

Sex & Disability Roundtable on Real Talk with Ryan Jespersen

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This past Thursday, July 16th, 2021, the Alberta-based podcast Real Talk with Ryan Jespersen hosted a Sex & Disability Round Table in honour of Disabilit…

Video Series from Scandanavia

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Breaking Taboos Through Networking is a joint project between several Scandinavian countries aimed at de-stigmatizing sexuality among people with disabilitie…

Pride Month LGBTQ Resource Roundup

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June is Pride Month – a time for celebration, but also a time for reflection. Pride marks the anniversary of Stonewall – a major community action that is wid…

Netflix’s ‘Special’ Proves the Power of Shows Leaving Their Hooks Behind: Variety

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As Ryan O’Connell often tells it, the first season of “Special” was a tough sell. Based on his own experiences as a gay man with cerebral palsy, “getting the…

Season 2 of ‘Special’ made to be ‘gayer and gimpier’: The Guardian

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We’ve been waiting for the second season of Special, and it did not disappoint! An excerpt on the Ryan Hayes’ continued journey in the Guardian reads: “Upgra…

UK Court Rules Support Staff May Assist People to Hire Sex Workers

A court in the UK recently ruled that a support worker who provides a client with significant assistance to find and hire a sex worker would not be breaking …

Big Mouth – An Animated Series That Mixes Sex Education With Smart Comedy

A couple of years back, Netflix scored a huge hit with their UK series Sex Education – starring Gillian Anderson as a high school sex educator, and Asa Butte…

Willow Clinic Now Offers Two New Kinds of Contraception

Willow Clinic is a great sexual health clinic located at 750 West Broadway in Vancouver. They’ve just started offering two new kinds of contraception. Contra…

A Sexy New Set of E-Cards That Represents Disability!

The folks over at Handi are developing a range of sex toys specifically for folks with disabilities. One of their recent fundraising efforts is smart, funny,…

NPR Investigation Into Sexual Abuse – Text and Audio Formats

In 2018, National Public Radio in the USA released their bombshell series about the sexual abuse of people with cognitive disabilities in that country. One s…

Better Sexual Health Education for People With Cognitive Disabilities in New York

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Project SHINE is a new educational initiative launched to address inequities in the sexual health of youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities A…

BBC Story on Cognitive Disability and Sexual Identity

LGBTQIA2S++ people with cognitive disabilities have often faced barriers when it comes to their identity – but some are now using their negative experiences …

Andrew Gurza on Going Without Sex For a Year During COVID

Writer and disability activist Andrew Gurza realized last week that because of COVID, its’ been a year since he’s had sex. In this article, he talks about wh…

Teen Vogue Article on the Importance of Sex Education for Students With Disabilities

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Teen Vogue has been doing some great politically & socially focused journalism lately. This story covers the importance of Sex Education, and why it’s es…

NBC News Story on Drag Syndrome

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NBC News covers a brand-new drag troupe out of London UK where all the performers have Down Syndrome. Read More

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