There are a lot of myths surrounding sexuality and disability. In this section, we help you bust these, and talk about various aspects of your sexuality. This includes your sexual orientation, and how you can safely have sex – either with yourself, or others. We also explore sexual confidence and how you can talk about sex with other people.
Sexuality is often equated with just sex. Actually, it’s much broader and also encompassesgender identities and roles.
It surprised me when I realised [after my accident] that I could still get turned on. Since I don’t have any feeling down there
When I am with a new lover I need to go really slow, moving from kissing to sensual touch to maybe penetration.
Talking about sex
They say sex is a lot about communication. If this is true, my disability does force me to talk to my partners much more