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Disability Sexuality: Sex and The Disabled Document List

Summary: Our library below features 30 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Disability Sexuality category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Disability Sexuality RSS feed.

Disability Sexuality Publications

Equity in Focus: Prayatna Nepal's Lalitpur Health Workers Orientation on Disability and Sexuality
(Paper / Essay) Paper by Jalasa Sapkota underscores how an inclusive and compassionate approach from healthcare practitioners can lead to improved healthcare outcomes and overall well-being for individuals with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2023-08-23

Delivering an Effective Sexual Health Education Program to Caribbean Youth in the U.S.
(Announcement / Notification) Creating a customizable digital platform for delivering an effective sexual health education program to Caribbean youth in America.
Publish Date: 2023-07-29

Revolutionizing Sexual Education: Empowering Women with Disabilities Through Accessible and Inclusive Approaches in Offline and Online Settings
(Paper / Essay) This article explores the inherent challenges and notable significance of comprehensive sexual education in empowering women with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2023-05-29 - Updated: 2023-08-23

Social Sexual Education for People with Neurodevelopmental Disability
(Study) Study of effectiveness of relationships decoded, published in Sexuality and Disability, suggests curriculum using evidence-based practices can improve knowledge and preparation for romantic relationships.
Publish Date: 2022-07-19 - Updated: 2023-09-14

Using Pronouns Correctly: Questions, Answers, Information
Information, including often asked questions and answers, regarding sharing our pronouns thereby creating a safer and more supportive community for trans people.
Publish Date: 2021-09-04 - Updated: 2021-11-05

The Brain Broad Talks about Lust: Helping Teenagers with Autism through Puberty and Beyond
In her latest Autism ABCs series Dr. Lynette Louise, aka The Brain Broad, presents her latest video for the letter L which, she decides, stands for Lust.
Publish Date: 2020-04-11 - Updated: 2021-05-16

Take a Look at This Heart | Love and Sexuality in the Disabled Community
New documentary film Take a Look at This Heart by director Ben Duffy explores the romantic lives of extraordinary people with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2018-12-23 - Updated: 2020-04-12

Over One-Third of LGBTQ Adults Identify as Having a Disability
The disability community intersects with every other minority group, and the LGBTQ community is no exception.
Publish Date: 2018-07-01 - Updated: 2018-08-23

Gonorrhea Bacterium Resisting Last-Resort Antibiotic Ceftriaxone
Bacterium that causes gonorrhea is resistant to standard antibiotics and threatens to develop resistance against ceftriaxone, the last effective antibiotic against the organism.
Publish Date: 2018-04-09

Gender Dysphoria in Adolescents and Adults
Information regarding gender dysphoria, a diagnosis that refers to people whose gender at the time of their birth is contrary to the one they identify with.
Publish Date: 2017-07-29 - Updated: 2023-06-17

Chlamydia: Male and Female Symptoms and Treatment Information
Information regarding Chlamydia, a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can infect both women and men.
Publish Date: 2014-10-10 - Updated: 2018-03-26

Gonorrhea Becoming Treatment Resistant
Due to emerging strains of drug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhea the CDC recommends uncomplicated gonorrhea be treated with antibiotic Ceftriaxone administered through injection.
Publish Date: 2014-03-19 - Updated: 2021-08-30

Gender Identity Issues More Likely Among Children with Autism or ADHD
Study finds gender identity issues more likely among children with autism, attention deficit and hyperactivity problems and related disorders.
Publish Date: 2014-03-12 - Updated: 2021-02-02

Persistent Sexual Arousal Syndrome (PSAS)
Information regarding Persistent Sexual Arousal Syndrome a medical condition that makes desire irrelevant and strips away psychological pleasure from sex leaving only the mechanics of arousal.
Publish Date: 2013-12-10 - Updated: 2021-08-29

Sexuality, TBI and Rehabilitation
Critical review in Neuro-Rehabilitation highlights impact of TBI on sexuality and importance of rehabilitation strategies.
Publish Date: 2013-04-05 - Updated: 2021-05-07

People with Disabilities and Sexual Assault
(Informative) People who experience forms of disabilities may face limited options where escaping from abusive relationship is concerned.
Publish Date: 2012-11-20 - Updated: 2023-08-03

Undressing in Public Places Causes Stress for Women
For women changing clothes in the locker room, disrobing, dressing, showering and being naked in front of others, can be truly discomfiting.
Publish Date: 2012-04-01 - Updated: 2022-04-07

Cancer and Fertility - Young Women Speak Up
Young cancer survivors are less likely to have biological children than non-cancer survivors mainly due to the effects of cancer treatments on future fertility.
Publish Date: 2012-01-10

Males with Disabilities 4 Times More Likely to be Sexually Abused
Researchers report men with disabilities more than four times more likely to be victimized by sexual assaults compared to men without disabilities.
Publish Date: 2011-10-13 - Updated: 2018-06-18

How Songs About Sex and Sexual Lyrics Affect Children
Do sexualized lyrics in popular music have an impact on the sexual behavior and attitudes of adolescents.
Publish Date: 2011-09-07

Birth Control Pill for Men May Be Available Soon
Information regarding the development of what may be the first non steroidal oral contraceptive pill for males.
Publish Date: 2011-06-05

What Makes Males Sexually Attractive to Women
Dramatic gender differences in how men and women rank sexual attractiveness of non-verbal expressions of commonly displayed emotions including happiness pride and shame.
Publish Date: 2011-05-24 - Updated: 2022-03-26

Sexually Active Women Should Take Folic Acid Everyday
The Go Folic initiative will be launched at the House of Commons on Wednesday by the Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus.
Publish Date: 2011-03-16 - Updated: 2012-04-22

U.S. Department of State Joins the Together for Girls Public-Private Partnership
The U.S. Department of State became an official partner of Together for Girls to end sexual violence against girls.
Publish Date: 2010-09-25

Diabetes Impairs But Does Not Halt Sex Among Older Adults
Many middle-aged and older adults with diabetes are sexually active according to a study.
Publish Date: 2010-08-27

Sex and Disabilities Information - Disability Sexuality
People with a disability may wonder whether they can have children or if their partners will stay with them.
Publish Date: 2010-06-17 - Updated: 2012-09-20

How is Sexuality Affected by Spinal Cord Injury - Disability Sexuality
Sexual function is controlled by the central nervous system so injury to the central nervous system will affect sexual function.
Publish Date: 2010-06-17

Dr. Ruth - America's Charismatic Sex Therapist
Dr. Ruth widely known as an expert on sex and relationship therapy on cable TV show.
Publish Date: 2010-06-02 - Updated: 2018-08-20

Museum of Sex Intimate Encounters
The Museum of Sex Intimate Encounters features photography which highlights disability does not prevent or preclude sexuality.
Publish Date: 2008-06-08 - Updated: 2018-06-18

Sex and Personality Disorders
Our sexual behavior expresses not only our psycho-sexual makeup but also the entirety of our personality.
Publish Date: 2008-02-21 - Updated: 2015-02-02

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