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Autism and sex
Although every autistic person is different, there are some things that seem to be common to many of us. Often, we struggle to communicate, we might have sensory issues and many of us seem to be missing the ‘verbal filter’ that other people have, yet when neurotypical people assume that those of us who are autistic are also sexless, they are very mistaken.
In my piece for the Metro, I spoke to several autistic people about their relationship with sex and how autism affects it.
Author Katherine May said:
You can read the full article here.
Do you feel that people make assumptions about your sex life because of your impairment? Has your diagnosis had any effect on your sex life? Let us know in the comments below.