"Love Bites" authors Lizzi McNeff and Mitch Tepper, both wheelchair users, are pioneers in bringing sexuality information to their peers.

“Love Bites” authors Lizzi McNeff and Mitch Tepper, both wheelchair users, are pioneers in bringing sexuality information to their peers.

Who are these sexual know-it-alls? “Love Bites” columnists Mitch Tepper and Lizzi McNeff may look like the people next door, but they’re also qualified sex counselors and researchers–and wheelchair users–whose skills and personal experience have informed NM readers for nearly a decade.

Will the Real Lizzi Please Sit Down?
I was first introduced to Lizzi through a mutual friend and colleague, Dr. Beverly Whipple. Lizzi had volunteered to participate in a research study being conducted on orgasm in women with complete SCI, but she did not meet the inclusion criteria–to this day she still teases Whipple that her cervix was rejected. From the moment we met there was an instant connection, a kinship in our mutual interest in sexuality. In case you’re wondering, w