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Sex, sexuality and the rights of people with disability

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Room 227, Level 2

Kwong Lee Dow Building

234 Queensberry Street

Carlton, VIC 3053

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Disability activists, people with lived experience of disability, and academics will come together to discuss their perspectives on the rights of people with disability in relation to sex, sexuality and relationships, with an emphasis on challenges and priorities for research and advocacy.

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Jax Jacki Brown (Disability & LGBTI Activist)

Prof Michael Perlin (New York Law School)

Linda Stokoe (Deakin University)

Dr George Taleporos (Summer Foundation)

The evening will be chaired by Dr Anna Arstein-Kerslake. Anna is a lecturer in Melbourne Law School at the University of Melbourne and the Academic Convenor of the Disability Research Initiative. Anna's research focuses on the human rights of persons with disabilities. Her published work focuses specifically on the rights to equal recognition before the law and legal capacity, including capacity to consent to sex.

Presented by the University of Melbourne Disability Research Initiative and RMIT University

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