Sex Rights for the Disabled?
Appel, Jacob M
Journal of medical ethics 2010 Mar ; 36(3): 152-4
The public discourse surrounding sex and severe disability over the past 40 years has largely focused on protecting vulnerable populations from abuse. However, health professionals and activists are increasingly recognising the inherent sexuality of disabled persons and attempting to find ways to accommodate their intimacy needs. This essay explores several ethical issues arising from such efforts.
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