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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LGBT People Could Gain Additional Protections from Discrimination After Bostock


HUD Aims to Reverse Protections for Homeless Transgender People Accessing Shelters


Bisexual Women and Girls Reproductive Health Needs Greater Attention


Only 3% of Sexually Active Transgender People Use PrEP


Experiences of Food Insecurity Among Californian LGBTQ


U.S. DOJ Files Statement of Interest Defending Constitutionality of Idaho's Fairness in Women's Sports Act


US Supreme Court Decision Protects 8.1M LGBT Workers From Employment Discrimination


LGB People Who Have Undergone Conversion Therapy Almost Twice As Likely to Attempt Suicide



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