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UW professor proposes developing sex robots for older disabled adults – KIRO Seattle

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Nov 18, 2020

“We apply ageist attitudes and negative stereotypes to older adults.  We assume they’re too old to indulge in sex, and think that older adults having interest in sex is weird or dirty,” Jecker said.  “Designing and marketing sex robots for older, disabled people would represent a sea change from current practice. The reason to do it is to support human dignity and to take seriously the claims of those whose sexuality is diminished by disability or isolation.”

 

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