Episode 7

Sex & Disability

“Wait what? You want to have sex? I didn’t think that you could”. This is a statement that Spencer has heard numerous times. “Just because I’m disabled, doesn’t mean that I don’t get horny”. Check out my conversation with Spencer about Sex and Disability. 

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Host: Debbie Roche

Guest: Spencer Williams

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About This Episode

In this week’s episode, my guest is Spencer Williams, a 27 year old man who has cerebral palsy but he doesn’t let that stop him. Spencer and I talk about his love life, how dating can be tough as someone with a disability; and his decision to use a sex surrogate service. In Spencer’s works “I might be disabled, but that doesn’t mean I don’t get horny!”

Spencer is a freelance writer, and  currently contributes to Vice Media, and he is also dabbling in the world of podcasting. Feel free to connect with Spencer over on his Twitter and Instagram @djspencermusic.

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Episode 7 Show Notes

Resources:

Spencer’s articles for Vice:

What my disability means for my sex life
The difficulties of dating with a disability
I give disabled people orgasms for a living – an interview with Joslyn Nerdahl

Vice Video: Sexual Healing: Inside the world of medically assisted sex

Read more of Spencers Vice articles here.

Spencer’s interview with CBC:

Medically assisted sex? How ‘intimacy coaches’ offer sexual therapy for people with disabilities.

Other Resources:

Sensual Solutions – sex surrogacy service based in Vancouver.

Andrew Gurza’s Podcast “Disability after Dark“. Check out his free online documentary “Picture This“.

Got any resources on sex and disability that you’d love to share? Add them to the comments or tweet them to us @uncomfy_podcast and we’ll add them to this page! Thanks!

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