Supporting Pleasure: References


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[15] Hot Octopuss PULSE.

[16] Minna Ola.


[19] Hitachi Magic Wand.

[20] Fun Factory LayaSpot.

[21] Spareparts La Palma.

[22] Fun Factory Share.

[23] Tepper, M. (2000). Sexuality and disability: The missing discourse of pleasure. Sexuality and Disability, 18 (4), 283-290

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