Boys in Chairs: Navigating Our Sex, Sexuality and Sex Appeal in Attendant Care Programs

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/andrew-morrisongurza/boys-in-chairs-navigating_b_5247684.html | 1769 pageviews | ,

An article highlighting the some issues faced by people rely on support workers/care attendants in their homes in navigating their sexuality. A good read for all!

Disabled and Looking for Love

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofzxzBRpKFM | 2338 pageviews | , ,

"A documentary featuring members of The Outsiders group http://www.outsiders.org.uk for people with Mental and Physical disabilities, in their search for a relationship. And meets the founder of The Outsiders Tuppy Owens. Simon has Cerebral Palsy, Oldooz has Motor Sensory Neuropathy Type 2, Nick has Cerebral Palsy and Clifford has Autism / Aspergers Syndrome."

Meet Annabelle (2010) by Alexander Freeman

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"Alec (Michael Moran) is a young American single writer with cerebral palsy looking for love and acceptance. Speaking through his bitter but physically attractive able-bodied alter ego from Britain, he admits his thoughts about society and past dates to a sex doll called Annabelle, who truly sees the beauty in him."

(Sex)abled: Disability Uncensored

http://youtu.be/qA020ShNQr8 | 2390 pageviews | , , , ,

http://youtu.be/qA020ShNQr8 Published on Aug 7, 2013 (SEX)ABLED: DISABILITY UNCENSORED - celebrates people with disabilities as sexual beings. This 15-minutedocumentary increases visibility for an often ignored population by addressing stereotypes that hinder sexual growth. Viewers are introduced to a community of sexually active disabled people. Community members expose the truth by pulling back the curtain to their sexual lives. (Sex)abled reveals that everyBODY is capable of being sexual. The documentary features participants of the discussion panel sponsored by University of California Berkeley's Disabled Students Union called "Are Cripples Screwed?" The panel is conducted several times a year and addresses issues surrounding sex, romance and intimacy that people of all bodies can relate to.

White Hands Inc: Medical Sex Workers Paid to Pleasure Disabled Clients

http://youtu.be/HErf4OELzYk | 8638 pageviews | , ,

A short doco on a Japanese service available to people with disabilities called White Hands, a non-profit organization that is working to resolve issues surrounding disability and sexuality in Japan. This is video contains explicit sexual activity. http://youtu.be/HErf4OELzYk

Scarlet Road Documentary

http://www.scarletroad.com.au | 3709 pageviews | , ,

"Scarlet Road follows the extraordinary work of Australian sex worker, Rachel Wotton. Impassioned about freedom of sexual expression and the rights of sex workers, she specializes in a long over-looked clientele – people with disability." This documentary definitely shifted my beliefs and views of sex workers and the need for sexual expression of people with disabilities. It was one of main catalysts which assisted me to decide on the topic of my PhD.

Touching Base | Sex workers and people with disability coming together

http://www.touchingbase.org/ | 3096 pageviews | , , ,

Touching Base Inc is a charitable institution, based in Sydney Australia, that has been active since October 2000. Touching Base developed out of the need to assist people with disability and sex workers to connect with each other, focusing on access, discrimination, human rights and legal issues and the attitudinal barriers that these two marginalised communities can face.