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Guardian Article About Disability and the Right to Love

The Guardian UK edition does a great piece about people with cognitive disabilities and sexuality. You can read it here.

Free Online Training on Supporting Relationships & Sexuality

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Wirral Mencap – a UK-based nonprofit – has developed a fantastic online training program to help support workers build their skills around supporting relatio…

BBC Videos Explore Dating With a Cognitive Disability

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These two recent videos from the BBC feature stories of people with cognitive disabilities dating. This first one is upbeat and hopeful – a story of a long-t…

Web Resource on Dating & Relationships With Disabilities

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Mencap, a UK-based nonprofit, is celebrating Sexual Health Week 2019 by calling attention to the barriers to accessing sex and relationship education faced b…

Books on Cognitive Disability and Sexuality

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Recently Real Talk teamed up with Burnaby Public Libraries to help our events have even more impact. Following our workshop, attendees got to browse through …

New Video From the Supported Loving Network

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The Supported Loving Network is a UK – based organization is dedicated to highlighting the importance of loving relationships for people with cognitive disab…

Baltimore Nightclub For Adults With Disabilities

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A nightclub in Baltimore, Maryland is making headlines for being the first of its kind in creating an inclusive environment for folks with cognitive disabi…

Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme and Sexual Services

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It’s a story that seems tailor-made for the tabloids. A new National Disability Insurance Scheme in Australia has recently replaced the previous patchwork …

RomCom Starring an Actor With Down Syndrome Hits London’s West End!

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The heroine of Ben Weatherill’s play Jellyfish is strong, witty, and lives with a cognitive disability. So does Sarah Gordy who plays her. (About t…

New Adaptive Tech for Masturbation

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A Taiwanese company has designed a body-stimulating masturbation suit for folks with limited mobility. Time will tell if it’s a good design, but it’s encoura…

“Queer enough to know what I want; disabled enough to be ignored”

Yolanda Vargas is a proud Latinx disabled woman who is Queer/Bi/Pansexual. In this article, she discusses the ways she feels her queer sexuality is…

The Supported Loving Network has a brand new toolkit for you to check out.

The Supported Loving network has produced a series of guides to help support people with learning disabilities with issues around sex and relationships…

The Daily Herald on LGBTQ Identities and Autism

This Utah newspaper has an interesting report on higher rates of LGBTQ identities among people with autism. Click here to read it.

The Atlantic Monthly Reports on Cognitive Disability & Sexuality

Encouraging to see such a prominent magazine take on the topic of sexuality and cognitive disability. To watch the video, click here.  

A Mum’s Take on Reproductive Rights for her Daughter With a Disability

In this article from The Mighty, a mother talks about her reaction to well-intentioned friends’ suggestion that her 10-year-old daughter could benefit from…

Romance, Relationships, Rights

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Great article in the New Westminster Record on Romance, Relationships, and Rights. This play, written and performed by adults with cognitive disabiliti…

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