Source: CBC Radio CBC Radio piece on sexual surrogacy services for people with disabilities in Vancouver, and the current state of sex work laws. The print article and streaming audio of the original broadcast are here
In 2017, Netflix launched a new drama / comedy series which featured people with diverse cognitive abilities navigating life, love, dating etc. You can check out the series here. There’s been healthy debate about whether the show did a good job representing folks. Some have acknowledged the show for its progressiveness. Others feel that the…
David and Adeline faced many barriers advocating for themselves and their relationship. Neither of them communicate using words. Eventually, though, there was no denying they were in love. Family, friends, and staff discuss how they began to finally recognize the truth right in front of them.
Compass is a Toronto – based organization that supports LGBTQ people with cognitive disabilities. A number of years ago they filmed a documentary about participants in the group and their living experiences. It’s informative and deeply moving. You can watch it here