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UK Court Rules Support Staff May Assist People to Hire Sex Workers

A court in the UK recently ruled that a support worker who provides a client with significant assistance to find and hire a sex worker would not be breaking …

Big Mouth – An Animated Series That Mixes Sex Education With Smart Comedy

A couple of years back, Netflix scored a huge hit with their UK series Sex Education – starring Gillian Anderson as a high school sex educator, and Asa Butte…

NPR Investigation Into Sexual Abuse – Text and Audio Formats

In 2018, National Public Radio in the USA released their bombshell series about the sexual abuse of people with cognitive disabilities in that country. One s…

Better Sexual Health Education for People With Cognitive Disabilities in New York

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Project SHINE is a new educational initiative launched to address inequities in the sexual health of youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities A…

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 …

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 …

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…

David and Adeline – 25 Minute Documentary

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David and Adeline faced many barriers advocating for themselves and their relationship. Neither of them communicate using words. Eventually, though, there wa…

What If Licensing And Accreditation Started Asking About Sexuality Support?

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In Britain, the National Care Quality Commission has started asking organizations about how they support people’s sexualities. Read All About It!

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