Sex and SCI

The general attitude toward people in wheelchairs is that sexual activity is impossible. Nothing could be further from the truth.

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Your community - where your questions about sexual matters are answered, and your contributions are welcomed.

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Take a look through our comprehesive list of Frequently Asked Questions - then join the Forum for more info or just a chat..

Frequently Asked Questions


Welcome to the Spinal Cord Injury
Sex and Intimacy Forum.

This forum is available to you and your partner/s, as well as professional health workers, as a place to discuss (or just hear what others are experiencing) having sex with or as a person with a Spinal Cord Injury. We will also be presenting articles written by specialists in their fields, on subjects of interest to the community.

Have you ever felt that you are the only one with a Spinal Cord injury (SCI) experiencing sex and intimacy issues?

Do you often feel that there is no venue or appropriate place to discuss these issues/concerns privately with like-minded people? is for consumers and health professionals, to discuss concerns and issues regarding sex, intimacy and spinal cord injury and to also share tips and advice on topics relating to gender, sexual preference, parenting and fertility with each other, in a community forum.

Get over yourself...
The lighter side of dealing with the topic of sex. A short video from Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps - BBC3.
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Did you know...
That both men and women who have had a spinal cord injury can still have an orgasm. Look at our FAQ for more details.
Did you know...
That most women whether they have a spinal injury or not would be unlikely to be sexually satisfied by penile penetration alone. Look at our FAQ for more details.