Sex and Disability

Note: this is a growing field, with more resources being created all the time.  This list is neither comprehensive, nor particularly in depth in various directions.  I am simply attempting to provide a good starting point on various topics. As always suggestions are welcome.

Best, biggest resource list: http://robinstoynest.com/Toys/ready-sexy-able-sex-and-disability-resources/

more resource lists: http://sexuality.about.com/od/sexdisabilityresources/

Excellent, very thorough book: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/ultimate-guide-to-sex-and-disability-miriam-kaufman/1102331174

on learned attraction: https://radtransfem.wordpress.com/2011/11/20/significant-othering-attraction-down-the-privilege-gradient/

resources for sex ed for people with disabilities:

http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/sexed/

very basic intro for women with disabilities

http://www.sexualityanddisability.org/relationship/meeting-someone.aspx

lots of useful basic ideas + links to lots of support groups

http://www.outsiders.org.uk/practical-suggestions/

Archives of horizons magazine relating to relationships and sex

http://disabilityhorizons.com/category/relationships/

Radical Sexual education tumblr for all topics:

http://radicalsexeducation.tumblr.com/

Resources specifically for educating partners:

For FM/CFS/ME: http://fmcfsme.com/family_friends.php#donthear

For everyone, article on positive communication: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/lifestyle/wellbeing/6207548/Now-youre-talking-making-relationships-work-through-positive-communication.html
For more information about how to identify unhealthy relationships I have another resource sheet here.

Two studies looking specifically at backpain, sorted by women and men but can be applied more generally.

Resources for teachers

http://www.sexualityandu.ca/teachers/teaching-sex-ed-for-youth-with-intellectual-disabilities

 

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