Disability and Sexuality

There is a long history of seclusion and segregation that has affected society's view of people with disabilities.

Disability stereotypes add to the difficulty and stigma experienced by people with disabilities. The following myths about people with disabilities have been identified:

People with disability may have concerns about sexual participation after experiencing a disability which can affect quality of life and/or self-esteem. Social workers, occupational therapists (OT), psychologists, and sex therapists, as well as others, are just some of the professionals you can talk to about your unique sexual needs or problems.


Latest Disability Sexuality Publications


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Jeff: A Sexually Realized Spiritual Odyssey of Stepping Into Love - Book Review


More than Half of Transgender Students in Higher Education Report Poor Mental Health


Undressing a Fantasy


With You


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Sex: For Some It Gets Better With Age


LBQ Girls and Women of Color Overrepresented in Child Welfare and Criminalization Systems


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LGBT Awareness & Events
List of important LGBT awareness dates and coming sexual diversity events.


Transgender Reporting Guide
Guide for reporters and others when writing on transgender and LGBT community.
Sexuality Definitions
List of definitions and glossary of sexual terms, abbreviations and their meanings.