Episode 38 – Desexualization of Disabilities


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A charcoal-like picture of a young woman and young man, both in wheelchairs lean in to kiss eachotherColleen returns after her big move with a big topic. Inspired by a podcast from How Stuff Works, Colleen discusses the concept of desexualizing people with disabilities. She goes into the history of disability rights in the US, social psychology, and gives her perspective on why a lot of the world doesn’t accept individuals with differences as sexy.

Do you have a personal story about disability and dating? Do you think that there should be more inclusion in the empowerment of being attractive?

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