romance

People with disabilities should be viewed as dateable

Monday, October 10, 2016Dr. Danielle Sheypuk is taking on the myth that people with disabilities are disconnected from sexuality. The first model who uses a wheelchair to be featured at New York Fashion Week, and Miss Wheelchair New York 2, Sheypuk believes that…

Evaluating new film ‘Me Before You’

Wednesday, July 13, 2016Hollywood’s latest attempt to portray people with disabilities in film debuted to a flood of criticism from disability rights advocates. Me Before You, released on June 3, tells the story of a quadriplegic man who ultimately decides to end…

Deaf women join Cosmo to speak openly about sex

Monday, July 11, 2016Recently, Cosmopolitan decided to address misunderstandings around deaf women and sex. Cosmo interviewed three deaf women about their experiences having sex in order to raise awareness of the fact that most people with disabilities enjoy, and are having, sex just…

(Video) New movie ‘Me Before You’ battered by disability rights advocates

Saturday, June 11, 2016Spoiler Warning: This article contains spoilers for both the novel Me Before You, and the movie based on it. Members of the community of people with disabilities and disability rights advocates are arguing that recently released movie Me Before You

New mobile app offers dating service for people with disabilities

Tuesday, February 9, 2016Modern romance has seen the extension of love and courtship onto online and mobile platforms. Tinder, Grindr, OkCupid, HER – the list goes on, with mobile applications that cater to specific demographics such as sexual orientation, religion, age, and more.…