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News, studies and reports

 Studies, reports and resources

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) disabled men and women and social care support | School for Social Care Research (NIHR) | 2018
LGBTQI+ Disabled People, self-directed social care support, personal assistants (PAs) and support workers | NIHR | 2017
LGBT People with Learning Disabilities | Brighton and Hove Switchboard: LGBT Health and Inclusion Project | Jan 2017
Assessing current and future housing and support options for older LGB people | Joseph Rowntree Foundation | 2013
Fair care for trans patients Royal College of Nursing | 2016
Unhealthy attitudes: the treatment of LGBT people within health and social care services | Stonewall | 2015
Personalisation: working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people | SCIE | 2011
A Diversity Toolkit: focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual groups (LGBT) Southampton Centre for Independent Living | 2010

Relationships are very important to people with a learning disability | Sexuality: research and statistics | MENCAP
Safe to be me | Age UK

USA

LGBTQ Information Network │ Disability Resources | Queer Cafe | USA
LGBTQ+ People with Disabilities | Respect Ability | USA 
Queers with Disabilities: An Annotated Bibliography | Charlie McNabb, approved by the Resources Committee of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Roundtable (GLBTRT) of the American Library Association (ALA) | USA

News and articles

Disability: 'People assume I can't be gay because I'm disabled' | BBC News | 23 Jan 2021
Silenced: The Hidden Story of Disabled Britain review – have attitudes changed? (BBC 2 Documentary) | The Guardian | 19 Jan 2021
 Deaf, autistic, gay man had a mental breakdown after being discriminated against at work | Pink News | 8 Jan 2021
 25 things you might not know about disability | BBC News | 10 Nov 2020
 I Am Celebrating My Existence As a Gay, Black, Disabled Man 25 Years After I Wasn't Supposed to Survive | Time | 22 Oct 2020
 Blind and queer and finding community | Blade | US | 25 Sep 2020
 This tatted up gay amputee’s pole dancing skills will blow you away | Queerty* | 7 Aug 2020
 Netflix star says being gay is more accepted and understood than being disabled | Pink News | 28 Dec 2019
 Are all gay and disabled men bottoms? Inside my week-long quest to find out | Queerty* | 13 Oct 2019
 This is what it’s like to be a disabled, disfigured, gay, trans woman | Pink News | 9 Oct 2019
 Disability activist Simon Stevens: I’m disabled, I’m gay and I’m controversial | Disability Horizons | 31 Aug 2019
 Disabled LGBT+ young people face a battle just to be taken seriously | The Conversation | 9 Aug 2019
 Pride isn’t accessible enough for LGBTQ+ disabled people | Metro | 9 Jul 2019
 What it’s Like Being a Male Escort for Guys With Disabilities | Vice | 12 Jun 2019
 'Cerebral palsy doesn't define me - I'm just a person who happens to be disabled and gay' | Attitude | 26 Mar 2019
 LGBT and Disability: Information, News and Fact Sheets | Disabled World | 7 Feb 2019
 Gay and disabled - First Dates Paddy Smyth | Scope | Feb 2019
 LGBTI people with physical disabilities dispel myths about dating and sex | Gay Star News | 26 Jan 2019
 “LGBT+ Deaf people still face discrimination from all directions” | NHS Leadership Academy | 29 Sep 2018
 An LGBT Amputee in Nepal | Jamie Gane | 28 Jun 2018
 Queer, disabled people like me are excluded from LGBTQ+ spaces – it is dividing our community | The Independant | 15 Feb 2018
 People accept that I’m gay, but not that I’m disabled | The Guardian | 13 Jan 2018
11 Gay People Who Are Blind Describe How They Knew They Were Gay | Buzzfeed | 24 May 2017
Finding Comfort With A Stranger As A Blind Gay Man | HuffPost | 13 Mar 2017
 Together, we're stronger: why I joined RNIB Connect | RNIB | 6 Feb 2017
 Disabled Gay Man: anecdotes on inclusion, advocacy, and employment | Urevolution | 2017/18
 If you’re a disabled, gay twentysomething, Grindr is a godsend | The Guardian | 1 Dec 2016
 The Best Sex I Ever Had as a Disabled Gay Man | Out | 2 Oct 2015 
 Watch: deaf gay man shares his journey to find acceptance | Pink News | 29 Mar 2015
I fell in love with a dear guy i met online | gay star news | 27 Mar 2015 
Waiting to Be Heard: On Being Deaf and Gay | pop Matters | 23 Sep 2013
 Gay and disabled: it’s time to talk about it | West | 3 Jun 2013
 Working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people: people with physical disabilities: Doug's story | LGBTQI+ video stories | Social Care Institute for Excellence | June 2011
 Gay and disabled: hard times or rich rewards? | Ouch | BBC | 16 Aug 2004
 The barriers deaf LGBT adults experience in accessing help for mental health problems | Royal College of Psychiatrists | PowerPoint Slides PDF | Gary Cutmore and Helen Miller | No Date

Films 

Gay and disabled | BBC | 17 Sep 2017 | 13m 9s
AIDS and the deaf community | 11 Sep 2019 | 5m 29s | Note: Transcript available
Howard describes the lack of information and support deaf gay men received when the impact of AIDS started to be felt in the 1980s, and how it affected a friend of his who was deaf and HIV positive.
Deaf people tell us which questions annoy them the most | Deaf people tell | Cut | 29 Aug 2017 | 3m 49s
 I’m Gay And Disabled And Fine, Thank You | As/ Is | 21 Nov 2015 | 3m 59s
Deaf gay man comes out, overcomes feeling of isolation | ImFromDriftwood | 25 Mar 2015 | 7m 34s | Note: If you don't know American Sign Language, click the "CC" (Closed Captioning) button in the lower right-hand corner of the video to read the subtitles.
 The Way He Looks (Trailer) | Films Boutique | 11 Feb 2014 | 2m 30s
 Run With Me (Short Film) | Cameron Covill | 13 May 2013 | 13m 53s
Based on true events, this short film follows Matt, a boy with cerebral palsy, as he decides to run in his school's track meet.
 Working with LGBT people - people with physical disabilities: Doug's story | Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) | 17 Aug 2010 | 7m 59s

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