Alice Wong and the cover of “Disability Intimacy: Essays on Love, Care, and Desire.” Photo by Eddie Hernandez
Alice Wong and the cover of “Disability Intimacy: Essays on Love, Care, and Desire.” Photo by Eddie Hernandez

Intimacy and disability explored virtually at SFSU

Alice Wong, writer and advocate, hosts a panel about the many perspectives on disability and intimacy.


Intimacy is not limited to sexual relationships; it includes romance, caregiving, friendship, and community. At least, that is the case according to some of the women behind the Longmore Institute’s Disability Intimacy Panel, a three-part virtual series that will conclude on May 23 at 4 p.m.

Alice Wong, writer and activist, edited and released an anthology on April 30 titled “Disability Intimacy: Essays on Love, Care, and Desire.” The anthology includes pieces by 25 writers. These stories and essays showcase the relationship between disabilities and intimacy. Read more…


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