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News and opinion on relationships for people with disability.

Understanding the ‘social’ in social anxiety

By medicalising social anxiety as wholly a problem of the individual we risk overlooking the potential social drivers.

Children with facial difference have a lot to teach us about...

By studying how people with facial difference overcome their challenges, we may not only find ways to help other such children, but also learn how to help all young people be comfortable with how they look and who they are.

How cyberbullies overtly and covertly target their victims

While banning social media altogether is not a practical solution, educating young people about respectful behaviour towards others, and reminding them about the terrible consequences associated with cyberbullying is essential.

What should I do if my child is a cyberbully?

Cyberbullying has become a significant issue for young people learning to navigate a life that is increasingly online.

How social media can make life better for young people in...

Social media has a lot to offer – even for vulnerable young people in care. The important step is to figure out how to make the most of it.

Disability, sex and relationships: stopping anxiety getting in the way of...

Some tips on managing anxiety when searching for a relationship as a person with disability.

Longing for love, sex, marriage and make-up: Narratives of sexuality from...

Ranging from a moral ban on watching pornography, masturbating to wearing make-up, physically disabled people are either considered to be sexually hyperactive or asexual beings.

Sex education for people with disabilities ‘no longer a taboo’

Sexual education and counselling is gradually being embraced by disability service providers.

You can’t control love, not even with a disability

Advice column about falling in love with a person with the same disability as yourself.

Disabled Sexuality: We’re Here, We’re Queer and We’re Sexy!

Disability and sexuality - part of a three-part series featuring queer disabled voices.