Disability campaigner wants government to fund his sex life
Chris Fulton wants the government to pay for him to have sex with prostitutes, like a scheme that runs in Holland
Not quite in the same way Sandra Fluke did, mind you, but Chris Fulton of Worcester wants the British government to adopt a grant scheme which would entitle disabled people to visit prostitutes.
The Worcester News reports that a similar scheme is already in operation in Holland, where disabled people are entitled to have sexual relations funded by the government up to 12 times a year.
Mr Fulton has cerebral palsy and motor neurone disease, and has argued that the scheme would create greater freedom for disabled people and help to break down barriers.
He said: “The idea is to give disabled people more of a choice. There’s still a lot of stigma attached [to disabled people having relationships] from research I’ve done and experiences I’ve had."
Neil Coyle, director of policy and campaigns at Disability Rights UK said the issue was not something that had been raised as a priority by those his organisation represents.
We are wholly dependent on the kindness of our readers for our continued work. We thank you in advance for any support you can offer.