The topic of sex and people with disabilities is still taboo. But a sex-positive masquerade ball hopes to change that.
Elizabeth Heideman is a journalist living in New Orleans. She writes about health, social justice and culture. In her spare time, she enjoys planning for Mardi Gras and eating tapas. Follow her on Twitter: @Eliza_Heidi
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