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Shanna Kattari Quoted in The San Diego Union-Tribune on Sexual Stereotypes

April 2, 2024

Associate Professor Shanna Kattari spoke with The San Diego Union-Tribune about sexuality and disability.

“I think, even something as simple as bringing up conversations around sexuality and desire with disabled folks is huge because it’s often something that’s not talked about at all,” said Kattari. “When people don’t see themselves in media, they don’t see themselves in the sex ed conversations that are happening (if they’re lucky enough to even be included in sex ed because a lot of young, disabled people are trekked out of classrooms during the sex education portion), then they don’t have the words, the language, the skill set to talk about needs and desires.”

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