As we change the narrative on disability and sexuality, we need to acknowledge that disabled asexuals exist.
It's been a bit since my long-term boyfriend and I (girl) broke up, and I think I'm ready to start dating. The problem is that even though I love sex, I have trouble staying wet enough on my own that penetration doesn't feel uncomfortable. We sometimes used lube, but it was hardly a *sexy* aspect of the sex....
Here at Scarleteen, we love consent — but what about when your disability changes the way you interact with conversations about sex and autonomy?
Nondisabled people can be invasive, clueless, or rude at the best of times, but especially when it comes to sex. Fortunately, we have tips for dealing with them!
Some people say they're "sexually attracted to disability." That's objectifying, and you deserve to be loved as a whole person.
Being disabled doesn't mean you can't have a rewarding and awesome sex life.
Rebel Well: a Starter Survival Guide to a Trumped America for Teens and Emerging Adults: A letter from Heather about why we've created this guide.
Rebel Well: a Starter Survival Guide to a Trumped America for Teens and Emerging Adults: help and actions for those who are disabled.
Teenagerhood should be a time of dreams and expansion. We should be allowed to open our inner selves up and absorb as much light and life as we possibly can. We should be, but other people are often too often invested in what they think we should be to let us be what we are.