Dating man disability
By 19, she’d fallen into a pattern of only making out with men when she was drunk.
In university, she would panic when someone showed interest in her at a bar.
“A little bit late to start figuring out how to have an orgasm, but whatever,” she jokes.
While Venus Envy was fielding frequent requests for information about sex and disability, Trace was the only educator on staff who actually had one. ’” The internet offers up some quality, positive porn featuring differently-abled stars—Lyric Seal, a disabled actor in a wheelchair, does porn for the site Crash Pad, and Torontonian Loree Erickson also acts in porn that features her wheelchair, including her 2009 acclaimed film, .
As a swimmer, she’d gotten used to using tampons at an early age.
Her right leg is missing, because she was born a congenital amputee.
“People assumed I was very confident in my body, traipsing around in a bathing suit,” says Dixon.
“But that’s very different from being considered a sexual being by someone you’re attracted to.” For years, Dixon was afraid that potential partners would be disgusted by her body. I just didn’t think anyone would want to have sex with me,” she says.
In high school, Dixon wore her prosthetic leg under jeans every day to fit in, but it wasn’t until she was 15, and began competing in Paralympic competitions—where everyone was contending with some type of challenge—that she felt comfortable getting her flirt on.
Still, that confidence didn’t translate to her day-to-day life outside the pool.