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Disabled journalist Mark Oaˆ™Brien read English and news media at UC Berkeley and was actually commissioned by a mag to interview disabled anyone regarding their gender stays in the 1980s. This directed your to explore his very own sex. The guy penned in The Sun journal: aˆ?i desired become enjoyed aˆ¦ presented, caressed, and appreciated. But my personal self-hatred and worry are as well intense. We doubted We deserved getting loved aˆ¦ the majority of the handicapped folk We know in Berkeley were intimately energetic, such as disabled individuals because deformed when I. But little ever before happened.aˆ? Continue reading “Student activists desired the ability to have sex too”