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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”, …

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

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…

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…

Real Talk’s Social Distancing Binge-Watch Picks

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Stuck at home? Time on your hands? Want to watch a life-changing series that engages with disability, sexuality, independence, and self-advocacy? What if I t…

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…

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 …

“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 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.

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…

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…

Dave Hingsburger in Glasgow

Longtime disability and sexuality activist Dave Hingsburger recently addressed a captive audience in Glasgow, Scotland. When asked why romantic and sexual re…

ITV News Report on Drag Performers Living With Down Syndrome

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ITV News covers a new drag night in London UK which includes performers with Down Syndrome. Check it out here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPCAw3LXMa0  […

Candid video where folks with disabilities talk about awkward dating moments…

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  “If you want to date yourself a disabled person, well… We’re hot. We’re raunchy. We’re good at it. It’s a no-brainer.” Mat Fraser, international b…

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