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Tense Debate Over Sex Life Of Disabled In France

AP | LORI HINNANT | Posted 03.25.2013 | World

PARIS -- A French regional government opened debate Monday on "the sexual life of the disabled" but backed off a push for sex surrogates amid unease a...

Helen Hunt Plays Me in The Sessions

Cheryl T. Cohen Greene | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment
Cheryl T. Cohen Greene

My daughter and I were driving on the freeway when my cell phone rang. I answered and heard a woman say, "Is this Cheryl?" "Yes," I responded, and the voice said, "Hi Cheryl, this is Helen Hunt."

Hot Sex and Disability at the Movies

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson

Three major releases prominently featured sexually active disabled people. The explicit erotic scenes offered this year between nondisabled and disabled people mark a welcome step forward in how disability and sexuality are portrayed in popular culture

Meet the Real Sex Surrogate Portrayed by Helen Hunt in 'The Sessions'

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 03.31.2013 | Women
Lois Alter Mark

Going to a prostitute is like going to a restaurant. You choose what you want from the menu, you eat and you pay. With a surrogate, it's more like going to culinary school. You learn the recipes, you learn your way around the kitchen and then you go back to your life equipped with new skills.

Sex Lessons

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson | Posted 03.19.2013 | Impact
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson

Oscars aside, The Sessions has already done great things by challenging our commonly held assumptions that disabled people don't or shouldn't have sex lives.