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Reducing Polarization Toward LGBTIQ+ Persons: a Pilot Study of Metacognitive Training in U.S. Republican Leaners

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Reininger, K.M., Koulen, H., Biel, H.M. et al. A Pilot Study of Metacognitive Training in U.S. Republican Leaners: Reducing Polarization Toward LGBTIQ+ Persons. Arch Sex Behav 53, 1609–1620 (2024). Negative attitudes and stigmatization toward sexual minorities is a cause of minority stress of non-heterosexual persons on an individual level and has a negative impact on democratic coexistence in...

Rainbow Realities: In-depth analyses of large-scale LGBTQA+ health and wellbeing data in Australia

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Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, April 2024. Rainbow Realities provides a synthesis of pre-existing findings as well as more than 50 new analyses derived from the data of six surveys of LGBTQA+ populations in Australia. These are: Private Lives 3, Writing Themselves In 4, SWASH , Trans Pathways, Walkern Katatdjin (Rainbow Knowledge) and Pride and...

Aboriginal women designing a Model of Care for cardiometabolic conditions in pregnancy

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Telethon Kids Institute, 2024 Telethon Kids Institute invites you to participate in co-designing a model of care for Aboriginal women who experience diabetes and heart complications in pregnancy in South Australia. This project will design a model of care in South Australia (SA) for Aboriginal women with heart and diabetes complications of pregnancy, and their babies. Despite high prevalence of...

SARAA’s Submission: Human Rights Act for SA

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SA Rainbow Advocacy Alliance, February 2024 Parliament of South Australia’s Social Development Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the potential for a Human Rights Act for South Australia. SA Rainbow Advocacy Alliance prepared a submission supporting a Human Rights Act in South Australia on the basis that it may protect the rights of LGBTIQA+ South Australians and address some of the...

SHINE SA Significant Dates Calendar for 2024

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January 2024 Our Significant Dates Calendar covers the dates and milestones that help us raise awareness of the issues and topics we care about in sexual health and relationship wellbeing, and related areas. The resource has been updated for 2024.  The calendar is a list of 2024 events including Sexual Health Week; Mental Health Week; World Autism Day; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander HIV...

New data on sexual harassment, physical violence, and sexual violence in Australia

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Australian Bureau of Statistics, 23rd August 2023 The Australian Bureau of Statistics has today released new data on sexual harassment, physical violence, and sexual violence in Australia. 1.7 million Australians sexually harassed in 2021-22 Survey results showed that 1.3 million women and nearly half a million men experienced sexual harassment in 2021-22.  Sexual harassment was considered to...

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