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Video: Celebration of International Down Syndrome Day

A carpool karaoke lip sync video in support of World Down Syndrome Day features 50 mums and their children singing along to Christina Perri's multi-platinum selling track, "A Thousand Years".

Sex and the Disabled Life

Disability and sexuality are a complex relationship and often your body fights against you. This important topic is explored here.

What You Learn From Navigating Through The Tinder Trenches (As A...

Read about the experiences of a disabled woman using the Tinder app to find love, romance and relationships.

Analysing Stan: what Eminem’s ill-fated fictional superfan can tell us about...

The article explores Stan's mental health and how his early childhood neglect and psychological trauma may have contributed to chemical changes in his brain that make him less able to cope with stress and develop trusting relationships.

Disability, sex and relationships: sex education

A series on disabilities, sex and relationships covers sex education for the disabled which is a very necessary discussion.

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.

It’s complicated: dating with depression

Dating while you have depression is difficult and even more so online. When and how much do you disclose in the early stages of getting to know the other person.

Marriage institutions aren’t just sexist — They’re ableist and disrespectful to...

When it comes to relationships and sexuality today, disabled people often experience additional discrimination and patronizing attitudes, even from non-disabled loved ones.

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

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

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.

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