[nfb-talk] Blindness and Sexuality

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Sun Apr 5 18:56:48 CDT 2009


That is why it was such an effective April Fools Day joke, because of 
misconception, myth, ego, and other factors you just might want to 
believe it, or find part of it believable.

Dave

At 03:53 PM 4/5/2009, you wrote:
>Hi, all.  Dave, I am curious how you learned it was an April Fools 
>joke.  Do tell.  I had wondered that, but wasn't sure.
>
>However, even if this particular email is a joke, it has the 
>unfortunate ring of truth.  I've talked to various sighted people, 
>and many actually do have the misconceptions that the email talks 
>about. I've been asked questions like the ones described in the 
>email, and actually had female friends tell me that they wish they 
>could be with a blind man, because they think he'd make a better partner.
>
>To the person who felt this topic shouldn't be discussed on this 
>list, I disagree.  Yes, it's a sensitive subject, but it is part of 
>human nature, and it's not like the blind are asexual. Smile
>
>Alicia
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