Athena Stevens is an acclaimed writer and performer, the Artistic Director of Aegis Productions Ltd and media spokesperson for the Women's Equality Party. She was also born with athetoid cerebral palsy.
To have my sexual capacity questioned during a gynaecological exam strikes at the heart of how poorly equipped even the “professionals” are when it comes to seeing women with disabilities reach their full potential
She will not give up hope and neither can I, for we are both desperate to be seen and be loved as ourselves, to remain unbound by the prejudices and obstacles others may wish to shackle us with, and to see a change that is so needed.
06/04/2017 12:08 BST