Last updated: 21:09 on Sunday 18 September 2011
Outsiders celebrates “Independence Day” for disabled people
While America celebrated its annual 4th July national holiday,
on the other side of the Atlantic, in Islington, London,
Outsiders presented its own inclusive “Independence Day”
for people with disabilities.
Outsiders website New Look 2011 goes live
Last updated: 19:25 on Wednesday 20 April 2011
On 20th April 2011 at around 20:00 the new look to this website went live.
IDATE confer on dating site predators
Last updated: 11:50 on Thursday 10 March 2011
The presence of predators on dating sites was the major topic at the IDATE conference last month, and they recognised that it is always the vunerable who are targeted.
Petition about Reform of DLA
Last updated: 13:30 on Thursday 30 December 2010
We need to pass this on to all our friends.
Disability Now are publishing an article on how sex can change your life
Last updated: 18:08 on Wednesday 22 December 2010
Britain's disability magazine,
is asking disabled people to come forward to offer their stories on how having sex changed their lives.
We think sex changes everyone’s lives but here is your chance to rave about how beneficial it was to move from virgin or sex-bore to rampant ecstatic sexpot.
You don’t need to use your real name.
The person to contact is Annie Makoff: email@example.com
Mikey Argy fronts Outsiders Stand at Erotica November 2010
Last updated: 18:07 on Wednesday 08 December 2010
Mayor of Paris holds conference on sex and disability
Last updated: 14:08 on Wednesday 24 November 2010
A multi-disciplinary conference on sex and disability takes place in Paris on Friday 26th November 2010. Its title is
Handicap: Affectivité, Sexualité, Dignité.
It is a high profile event organized by the Mayor of Paris.
Caroline Bowditch speaks at OI Conference
Last updated: 17:36 on Friday 01 October 2010
On 27th September 2010, the beautiful disabled dancer Caroline Bowditch, an , addressed the delegates at the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Annual Conference and shared her wisdom about sexual relationships. She recommended they join Outsiders, and membership applications are now coming in.
New “My Beautiful Face” series looking for disabled people
Last updated: 02:02 on Monday 02 August 2010
A new “My Beautiful Face” series for Channel 4 is looking for disabled people who would like to be featured
Glastonbury Disability Field Report and Message
Last updated: 12:34 on Wednesday 07 July 2010
Outsiders provided a wonderful service for disabled guests at the Glastonbury Festival - in the form of rejuvenating massage and body work, mobile phone re-charging, wheelchair battery recharging, campfire fun, face painting, music, entertainment as well as airbed pump-ups and sterile facilities.
Outsiders featured in the Sunday Times
Last updated: 18:05 on Thursday 27 May 2010
Latest News: Outsiders was featured in the Sunday Times on Sunday 15th February 2009. This feature also covered the relaunch of the TLC Trust with revised website.
SHADA (the Sexual Health and Disability Alliance)
Last updated: 11:19 on Monday 27 April 2009
SHADA (the Sexual Health and Disability Alliance) would like to know what training you have received, and/or what training you would like to enable you to confidently support disabled patients, clients, and colleagues in the area of sex and relationships.
Last updated: 22:08 on Tuesday 28 October 2008
Sweet Talk, a new group for neuro-diverse people to learn how to ask someone out.
Stars in the Sky
Last updated: 16:49 on Wednesday 22 October 2008
Stars in the Sky is a dating and friendship service for adults with learning difficulties
Last updated: 16:42 on Wednesday 22 October 2008
Are you STUCK IN A RUT and desperate to get out of it?
Tuppy Owens speaks at Different Stroke Sex Conference
Last updated: 16:40 on Wednesday 22 October 2008
The 2006 AGM of Different Stroke s on Saturday 7th October had a theme of sex, and was opened by Dr Tom Shakespeare.
TV Documentary on Outsiders Wins Award
Last updated: 16:37 on Wednesday 22 October 2008
The Documentary 'Disabled and Looking for Love' has won a prestigious award!
PRESS RELEASE - Launch of new accessible Outsiders Website
Last updated: 15:39 on Wednesday 22 October 2008
Now established for 28 years, Outsiders remains the only Charity in the world for physically and socially disabled people to find partners.
Ann is quids in!
Last updated: 15:34 on Wednesday 22 October 2008
Ann, our West country event organiser is quids in!
New productions at Candoco
Last updated: 15:29 on Wednesday 22 October 2008
Two new productions at the Candoco Dance Company.
Outsiders Mentioned in the House of Lords
Last updated: 15:14 on Wednesday 22 October 2008
Outsiders was mentioned in the House of Lords on 22nd January. Lord Thomas of Gresford, for the Lib Dems, when commenting on the Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill 2008, said, "Before I leave this point, I refer to the specialist interest material we have received from the Outsiders Trust, which represents the interests of physically disabled people. That is the sort of issue I hope we will come back to in Committee"
Join our Demo!
Last updated: 15:04 on Wednesday 22 October 2008
On 9th February 2008, disabled Outsiders members at the London Club Lunch were invited to join in a discussion on the Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill, and an overwhelming majority agreed. We sat around a table and discussed the consequences for disabled people if the Bill were made Law, and it became illegal to pay for sex and download and possess extreme pornography.
Last updated: 14:42 on Wednesday 22 October 2008
Disabled people invited to send their comments to the Home Office about whether it should be illegal
to purchase sex, enjoy brothels and whether lap dancing clubs cause a nuisance. Deadline 8th
October 2008. See Tuppy Owens' response.
A New LGBT Network
Last updated: 14:42 on Tuesday 21 October 2008
We are setting up a new LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender)network in Outsiders and this is being coordinated by our french volunteer, Philippe with the help of Eirwen.
Julie Fernandez Invites Outsiders to Conference
Last updated: 14:41 on Tuesday 21 October 2008
Julie Fernandez, star of the TV Comedy show "The Office" has invited the Outsiders Club to join her at a Conference on Relationships
Alison Lapper Accepts Outsiders Award
Last updated: 14:39 on Tuesday 21 October 2008
Alison Lapper has accepted the Outsiders Award of the 2006 Erotic Awards which will be staged at the Night of the Senses on Saturday 2nd September.
Outsiders supported by the St. Monica Trust
Last updated: 14:38 on Tuesday 21 October 2008
Outsiders has received a small grant to find ways of helping disabled people feel less isolated, by experimenting in Bristol and the surrounding areas
Children of Helen House
Last updated: 14:32 on Tuesday 21 October 2008
The next edition of 'Children of Helen House' on BBC2 on Tuesday 30th January at 10pm, will feature a young man with Muscular Dystrophy who does not want to die without having experienced sex.
Last updated: 14:31 on Tuesday 21 October 2008
Disabled People in Sweden may swing Swedish law towards freedom and tolerance.
Sex Toy for Disabled People
Last updated: 14:30 on Tuesday 21 October 2008
LoveHoney, the sex toy mail order company that recently ran a "Design a New Sex Toy Competition" (see http://www.lovehoney.co.uk/sex-toys-blog/index.cfm/Design-A-Sex-Toy) have asked for guidance on what design would sell to a large number of disabled people, to help them experience sexual pleasure and/or reach orgasm.
New Patron Alison Lapper
Last updated: 14:29 on Tuesday 21 October 2008
Outsiders is delighted to announce our new Patron - Alison Lapper.
Fame at Last!
Last updated: 14:28 on Tuesday 21 October 2008
Outsiders has been commended in The Institute of Development Studies' 'Gender and Sexuality Report', published by Sussex University and Bridge.
Two Outsiders Members on Controversial Television Programme
Last updated: 14:18 on Tuesday 21 October 2008
Lee and Shah went on a trip paid for by the BBC and led by BBC employee Asta Philpott, all the way to a brothel on the Costa Brava to lose their virginity. This highly entertaining programme will be screened on Wednesday 24th October 2007 on BBC1 at 10.40pm.
Outsiders at the Sexual Freedom Conference
Last updated: 14:56 on Saturday 18 October 2008
At our AGM in January 2006, members voted for Outsiders to become one of the hosts of the Sexual Freedom Conference
Sexual Freedom Conference 2006
Last updated: 14:54 on Saturday 18 October 2008
The Sexual Freedom Conference, Riotous Pleasures, took place on Saturday 6th May 2006 at the Toynbee Hall
Outsiders - Disabled and Looking for Love
Last updated: 14:53 on Saturday 18 October 2008
The BBC has made a beautiful film about outsiders, entitled "Disabled and Looking for Love"
Sexual Issues Chatroom & New Book
Last updated: 13:38 on Saturday 18 October 2008
The MS Trust runs regular chatroom sessions on their website which allows people to address questions directly to professionals in the management of Multiple Sclerosis .
Last updated: 18:00 on Tuesday 21 November 2006
Channel 4 is looking to broaden its search for families to take part in the hit series Wife Swap and it wants to put more of an emphasis on learning and resolution.