CW: This post contains discussion and descriptions of sexual harassment, violence and bullying Considering the Kathy Lette article in the Daily Mail (which I wrote about here and Carly Findlay wrote about here). I want to offer my own narrative of disability and sexuality, a narrative that isn’t driven by a parent or other third … Continue reading Undesirable: Toxic Romantic Dreams, Disability, Sexuality and Relationships
Category: Disability and Sexuality
Issues of Disabled Sexuality and Consent: When Parents Get Involved in Their Children’s Sex Lives
Australian-British author, Kathy Lette considered hiring her son a sex worker*. She considered doing this because her son is autistic. This narrative in and of itself is not new or particularly shocking. Parents have discussed considering hiring their disabled sons a sex workers before. I’ve seen narratives written by disabled men talking about … Continue reading Issues of Disabled Sexuality and Consent: When Parents Get Involved in Their Children’s Sex Lives
Let’s Talk About Disability, Periods, and Alternative Menstrual Products
There is so much I want to say about disability and menstruation. So much that I could never fit it into a single post. I have noticed that there is very little written about disability and menstruation generally and what little there is is most often not written by disabled people. As a result a … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Disability, Periods, and Alternative Menstrual Products
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