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Our site starts with the premise that people with disabilities are sexual beings – just like anyone else.

sexualityanddisability.org is constructed as a bunch of questions a woman with a disability might have – about her body, about the mechanics and dynamics of having sex, about the complexities of being in an intimate relationship or having children, about unvoiced fears or experiences of encountering abuse in some form.

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Does love get complicated when there’s disability?

June 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Does love get complicated when there’s disability?

And he said, ‘I love you, masti’

June 17th, 2016|Comments Off on And he said, ‘I love you, masti’

How can we recognise people with disabilities as sexual citizens?

June 14th, 2016|Comments Off on How can we recognise people with disabilities as sexual citizens?

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Why do we think that someone who doesn’t have one hand doesn’t masturbate with the other? Or that someone who can’t see doesn’t paint her own mental images of a perfect lover?
Bishakha Datta, Editor, Sexuality and Disability
The idea of people with disabilities as asexual beings who have no need for love, sex or romantic relationships is ridiculous. However, it is one that has a stronghold in most people’s minds.
Nidhi Goyal, Author, Sexuality and Disability
It’s only when you see yourself as a sexual person that others can begin to see you in this way too.
Richa Padte, Author, Sexuality and Disability
sexuality and disability is a point of view initiative