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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…

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…

Netflix Series – Love on the Spectrum

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Netflix has launched a new reality TV series following a number of Australians on the autism spectrum as they navigate dating and love. It will be interestin…

BC Health Authority Advisory on COVID and Sex

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With COVID going on, many people are curious about how to have safer sex. The BC Center for Disease Control is our province’s official voice on preventing th…

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…

Videos From Options For Sexual Health on Safety During COVID

This whole COVID thing is new for all of us. It’s normal to have questions. Things like: Is it safe to see my boyfriend / girlfriend / partner right now if …

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 …

Satire Videos From the Self Advocacy Federation

Edmonton’s Self-Advocacy Federation is an advocacy and support organization for adults with cognitive disabilities and their allies. Among many other activit…

New Web Resource on Dating & Relationships With Diverse Abilities

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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 …

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…

Cripping Up Sex With Eva – A Great Sex Ed Website

Eva Sweeney didn’t get into sex education because she wanted to help people or become a teacher. Rather, it was because she didn’t find any applicable inform…

Romance, Relationships & Rights

Join us for this theatre performance created by and with self-advocates supported by the Community Living Society and based on research from the UBC Centre f…

New Sitcom Shows the Highs and Lows of Being Gay and Disabled

Netflix just announced “Special”, a brand new sitcom based around Ryan O’Connell’s part-memoir, part-manifesto ‘I’m Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves…

Great Video Explainer on Consent With Dramatized Examples

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There’s a lot of great sexual health education content out there these days. In particular, we’ve seen some excellent videos, animations, and essays on the c…

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