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Health & Wealth

Can you even have sex?

Host Madi Lawson poses with Lexi Mortimer in front of a museum exhibit.
Tony Huynh
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For KBIA
Madi Lawson, left, met her "SMA sister" Lexi Mortimer, right, in eighth grade on Instagram. They bonded over their mutual love of make-up, fashion and destroying stereotypes about people with disabilities.

"Just call me 'pretty'."

In this episode, Madi and Becky look at the world of dating, relationships and...sex. Madi sat down with Lexi, one of her best friends who also has SMA, and Lexi's boyfriend, Tyler, to talk about the way the world perceives their relationship.

Whether it's the world over-sexualizing and under-sexualizing them at the same time, asking their able-bodied companions to talk for them or the physical realties of sex-this is a conversation about disability that you've never heard before (but have probably wondered about).

Hosts: Madison Lawson, Rebecca Smith

Reporter: Taylor Kinnerup

Producer: Abby Ivory-Ganja, Rebecca Smith

Editor: Ryan Famuliner

Online and Social: Nathan Lawrence

Executive Producer: Aaron Hay