NOTE: This was an essay I submitted to a website a while back for a competition. It did not win, but I thought it had enough value to be posted here. 1,850 more words
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Paths Together is perhaps New Zealand’s only real legitimate advocacy organisation for the sexual rights and exploration for people with disabilities.
Paths Together was created in March 2013 by Dunedin-based Tom McAlpine and has since gathered over 1600 followers on Facebook. 116 more words
Social media is the best way to connect with people, and for disability organisations in New Zealand, it is heavily under-used.
CCS Disability Action and Parent to Parent, two of New Zealand’s most well-known disability focused community organisations have taken a big step toward social media in the last year. 410 more words
Hiding your disability to a potential sex partner or romantic interest may just be the worst thing you could do.
The more research I do on the area of sex and disability, the more I am finding that a lot of disabled people are expressing their feelings of frustration toward how they are perceived to be asexual or ‘incapable’ of physical intimacy. 628 more words