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MYTHS ABOUT SEX AND DISABILITY TO BE LIFTED

in AUSTRALIA, 08/03/2014

An expo in western Sydney this month will attempt to remove myths about the sexual lives of disabled people.

Common myths about disabled people and sexuality include claims that disabled people are heterosexual or are asexual, and that all single disabled women are celibate.
Described as a first-of-its-kind, the Feel the Vibe expo will take place on March 14 at the North Parramatta headquarters of disability service provider Northcott.

Attendees will hear from people with disabilities, parents and carers as well as others such as sex workers.

The expo has been organised after clients informed Northcott that such an event would help an area that was often overlooked.

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