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*** While schools across Canada are still debating what broad information about sex education is appropriate, and when to teach it, specific education about sexual health and disability isn’t even on their radar.
For years after Kaleigh Trace, 30, sustained an incomplete spinal cord injury at age 9–which landed her in a wheelchair and affected her mobility, sensation, and bladder control–she received absolutely zero information about sex.
Her right leg is missing, because she was born a congenital amputee.
“It looks like I was designed to have one leg, like a mermaid’s body,” she says.
In university, she would panic when someone showed interest in her at a bar.
“Say someone wants to take you home—that is an awkward f-cking conversation,” Dixon says.
Finding a caregiver who can operate your vibrator for you, or readjust your limbs (and sometimes those of your partner) into the correct positions so you’re comfortable and don’t get pressure sores.
Maybe even asking your partner to help you empty your catheter bag before you go to sleep.
” Dating and sex are complicated under the best of circumstances.But accessing the world of dating and sex felt terrifying.In high school, Dixon wore her prosthetic leg under jeans every day to fit in, but it wasn’t until she was 15, and began competing in Paralympic competitions—where everyone was contending with some type of challenge—that she felt comfortable getting her flirt on.Dixon looks every bit the poised, self-possessed Olympian, and she was—except for one area of her life in which she felt painfully insecure.“People assumed I was very confident in my body, traipsing around in a bathing suit,” says Dixon.