Young disabled people can be LGBT+ and not recognising that can reduce their ability to have fulfilling sexual lives. It also reduces the chance that they will receive appropriate help and support in relation to their sexuality or gender throughout their lives.
School policies tend to focus on LGBTQI+ students, and to be concerned mainly with preventing and responding to bullying. Our research suggests that while LGBTQI+ parents and their children value such protection, they want more from schools.
The journey to becoming a parent is full of excitement, but most first-time parents have a lot of questions. As a lesbian couple your journey will be a bit different, but the enthusiasm and excitement will remain the same.