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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

Gucci Campaign Features Model With Down Syndrome

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A recent Gucci beauty campaign, starring model Ellie Goldstein, who has Down’s syndrome, was a smash hit. But campaigners say they are still facing an uphi…

I Overcame Domestic Violence Despite My Disability

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It’s a hard fact that folks with disabilities are more likely to experience abuse. COVID and social distancing has made domestic abuse an immediate issue to …

Our Sexuality, Our Health: A Disabled Advocate’s Guide

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Our Sexuality, Our Health: A Disabled Advocate’s Guide to Relationships, Romance, Sexuality and Sexual Health is a fantastic overview article on sexuality su…

Disability / Sexuality Activist Andrew Gurza’s New Book & Sex Toys

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Toronto-based sexuality and disability activist Andrew Gurza has a new book and a new line of adapted sex toys in development. Under the brand name “Handi”, …

Aaron Philip and ‘Beauty Isn’t Binary’

Aaron Philip is the first black, transgender and disabled model to sign for a leading agency. In 2019, she was featured in a video put out by Dove’s Real Bea…

Disability Advocate Andrew Gurza on Telling His Mum he Hires Sex Workers

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Sex workers – as this episode of the recent Netflix series “Special” makes clear – can be an important part of the sex lives of some people with disabilities…

Resources for Resilience

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. We know that folks with diverse abilities are up to seven times more likely to experience sexual abuse and assault t…

Comprehensive UK Report on Sexuality and Safety in Community Living Organizations

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The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England. Earlier this month they released a comprehensive report …

Philadelphia Valentine’s Day Event Focuses on Sexuality and Disability

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Disability Pride Philadelphia recently hosted a Valentine’s Day event with a focus on de-stigmatizing sexuality for people of all abilities. Click the link b…

Community Care Workers Face Barriers to Supporting Sexuality

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We know that many people with diverse abilities need support around dating, love, relationships, and sex. Much of the conversation focuses on the barriers th…

Free Sexual Health Resources from Elevatus Training

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Elevatus Training is a curriculum-based sexual health education organization in the USA. They have some great free resources on their web page. These two fre…

BBC 4 Radio Program on Cognitive Disability and Romantic Relationships

In this well-made, half-hour British Broadcasting Corporation radio investigation, different folks from the UK talk about their romantic relationships, and t…

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