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Sex and Disability

by Maia de la Baume September 11, 2013

GRENOBLE, France — In her sexual fantasies, she is a fit and impetuous blonde who dominates her male partners. In real life, she is a virgin who relies on an electric wheelchair, her body touched only by home care aides and medical personnel.“A disabled person is seen as a child,” said the woman in the […]

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Asexual Disorder? The Search For Ace Identity Is Part Recognition, Part Redefinition

by Dominique Mosbergen August 7, 2013

“Why am I asexual? I was born this way,” said Mark McClemont from his office in Reading, England. “It’s not a phase I’m growing out of, and it’s not a choice,” the 49-year-old continued, his voice pinched with agitation. “For people who say we choose to be asexual, why would anyone choose to do that? […]

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Sex And Disability: Boston Filmmaker Turns Lens On ‘The Last Taboo’

by Margaret Evans July 24, 2012

Alexander Freeman has always been focused. When he was a toddler, he used to spend hours by the garden gate in his family’s Chestnut Hill home. Time after time, he’d open and close that gate, trying to get the movements right, trying to be perfect. Freeman says he feels imperfect. Tweet

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Couples HIV Testing Program Created

by AIDS Project RI July 3, 2012

An innovative program—called Testing Together—is being launched this week at AIDS Project RI in conjunction with National HIV Testing Day—Wednesday, June 27th. Now couples and individuals can get free rapid HIV tests at AIDS Project RI. The program challenges conventional practices in the United States where HIV testing is usually private and for individuals only. […]

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Enhancing Our Work: A Call for Mental Health Providers and Sexuality Professionals

by Quai Nystrom June 13, 2012

If you work in the sexuality field and offer experiential work, or provide self-exploratory therapy/counseling services, this article is for you. If you are reading this, I would wager that your mind’s eye is splattered with passion, compassion, well intentions, primal intuitions and deep awareness. How do I know that? Well, I suppose any counselor […]

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