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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…

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…

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 …

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…

Sexuality Website for People With Limited Mobility

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The website Sexuality after Spinal Cord Injury is a great resource for folks who want to be sexual and have experienced a spinal cord injury. Many of the vid…

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…

UN Report: Young People With Disabilities Need More Sexual Health Information

Young people with disabilities have the same sexual and reproductive health needs and rights as their peers without disabilities. Yet, too often, stigma and …

Sexual Autonomy vs. Safety in UK Court Case

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Manchester UK City Council is facing criticism because care workers are “allowing” a woman with autism to have sex. (It’s extramarital sex, it poses potentia…

UK Woman Denied the Right to Know she has an IUD.

A woman with cognitive disabilities in London UK was fitted with an IUD without her knowledge or permission. A judge just ruled that her human rights were vi…

CBC editorial on sexual health education for people with cognitive disabilities

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The rollback of school-based sexual health education in Ontario under Doug Ford has led to some reflection on how students with cognitive disabilities have b…

Peer-Led Sex Education for Women with Cognitive Disabilities in Australia

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Check out this great new sex-ed initiative in New South Wales, Australia by clicking here.   

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