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Ouch! talk show 94: Sexworkers, MS radio reveal and Special Olympics

Damon Rose Damon Rose | 10:31 UK time, Thursday, 7 February 2013

Rob Crossan and Liz Carr in the studio Feb 2013

Rob Crossan and Liz Carr host the lively talk show

Available monthly

This month: Was it tough for DJ Scott Mills's sidekick, Beccy, to reveal to Radio One listeners that she has MS? Are Special Olympics and Deaflympics overshadowed by Paralympic sport? And with The Sessions film and "brothel" therapy in the news, is disability and sex no longer taboo?

Liz and Rob present an unmissable show.

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You heard the show, now find out more about the people and subjects featured.

Scott Mills's sidekick reveals MS - How Newsbeat reported Beccy Huxtable's on-air disability reveal and subsequent departure from the show.

Kirsty Liddiard's disability and sex research - Read talk show guest Kirsty's research, she particularly recommends the "plain language" document you can find linked-to on this page about her work.

Special Olympics: GB team star at World Winter Games (BBC News) - British competitors came away with 13 medals, including six golds, from the Special Olympics Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. On our talk show, Tony Garrett discusses the non-Paralympic disability sports happening in 2013.

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