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Queer Disability Pride Resources


Allen, J.D. (2003).  Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people with developmental disabilities and mental retardation: Stories of the Rainbow Support Group. New York: Harrington Park Press.


Allen, J. (2008). Rainbow News: For GLBTQI People with Developmental Disabilities.  Rainbow Support Group Newsletter. Tenth Issue.


Ballan, M.S. (March 2008).  Disability and sexuality within social work education in the USA and Canada: The social model of disability as a lens for practice. Social Work Education, 27(2). 194-202.


Brothers, M. (June 2003). It’s not just about ramps and Braille: Disability and sexual orientation. In Zappone, K. (Ed.), Rethinking Identity: The Challenge of Diversity. (pp. 49-64). Joint Equality and Human Rights Forum. 


Brownworth, V.A. (1999). Restricted access: Lesbians on disability. Seattle: Seal Press.


Clare, E.  (1999). Exile and Pride.  Boston: South End Press.


Davis, L., (2006). The Disability Studies Reader. (2nd ed).  New York: Routledge.


Guter, B. & Killacky, R. J. (2003). Queer crips: Disabled gay men and their stories. New York: Harrington Park Press.


Harley, D.A., Nowak, T.M., Gassaway, L.J., & Savage, T.A. (2002).  Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender college students with disabilities: A look at multiple cultural minorities. Psychology in the Schools, 39(5). 525-538.


Hunt, B., Matthews, C., Milsom, A. & Lammel, J. (Spring 2006). Lesbians with physical disabilities: A qualitative study of their experiences with counseling. Journal of Counseling and Development, 84. 163-173.


Joseph Rowntree Foundation. (August 1995). The experiences of disabled women. Social Policy Research 81.  Retrieved October 11, 2008 from


Luczak, R., (1993). Eyes of desire: A deaf gay and lesbian reader.  Los Angeles: Alyson Books.


McRuer, R. (April 2005). Queer theory and critical disability. GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, 9(1-2). Duke University Press. 79-105.


National Disability Authority.  (April 2005). Disability and sexual orientation: A discussion paper.  Retrieved from

O’Toole, C.J. (Fall 2000).  The view from below: developing a knowledge base about an unknown population.  Disability and Sexuality. 18(3). 207-224.


Panzarino, C., (1994). The Me in the Mirror. Seattle: Seal Press.


Samuels, E. (2003). My body, my closet: Invisible disability and the limits of coming-out discourse. GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, 9(1-2). Duke University Press. 233-254.


Schur, D.  (2004, March 27 & 2005, April 30).  Effective Outreach to the GLBT Disability Community. California Protection & Advocacy Inc. meeting. Benchmark Institute.  [Transcript].  Retrieved October 6, 2008 from


Serlin, D. (2003). Crippling masculinity: Queerness and disability in U.S. military culture. GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, 9(1-2). Duke University Press, 149-179.


Smith, T.W. (2006). American sexual behavior: Trends, socio-demographic differences and risk behavior. National Opinion Research Council. University of Chicago.


Shakespeare, T., Gillespie-Sells, K., & Davies, D. (1996). The Sexual Politics of Disability: Untold Desires. London & New York: Cassell


Thompson, S.A., Bryson, M., & DeCastell, S.  (March 2001). Prospects for identity formation for lesbian, gay, or bisexual persons with developmental disabilities.  International Journal on Disability, Development, & Education, 48(1), 53-65.


Underhile, R. & Cowles, J.R.. (1998). Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and trangender students with disabilities: Implications for faculty and staff.  In Sanlo, R.L. (Ed.), Working With Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender College Students: A Handbook for Faculty and Administrators. (pp. 171-177). Westport, Connecticut, London:  Greenwood Press.


Whitney, C.  (2006). Intersections in identity- Identity development among queer women with disabilities.  Sexuality and Disability, 24(1). 39-52.


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