Dating site for people with handicaps
Much of the sexual biases in the United States are traced back to Puritan ethics.
Issues on the acceptance of sexuality and disability root back to 2000 years.
They believed that sex was a sin and should not be practiced unless it was done with intents of reproducing.
Then doctors began developing medical views on sex. The taboo around sexuality being a disease and sin restricted many people from expressing their sexuality, especially disabled people.
Author of Sex and Disability Robert Mc Ruer studied a disabled man.
Self-image may suffer as a result of disfigurement, or lack of confidence.
Many disabled people embody a fear of being rejected due to the way they look.
This hypersensitivity causes the disabled individual to keep interactions platonic.
Over the years sexually disenfranchised groups were working towards sexual acceptance for all people, including queer and disabled communities.
The work of these groups began to open doors for disabled people to become more expressive of their sexuality.