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Research demonstrates student support for SHINE SA’s Relationships and Sexual Health Program

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SHINE SA,  October 13, 2021 Recent research demonstrates student support for SHINE SA’s comprehensive relationships and sexual health curriculum. The study draws on surveys completed by 29,533 South Australian secondary students aged 12-16 years conducted over a twelve-year period between 2006-2017. University of Adelaide researcher Sophie Kedzior1, analysed surveys of students who had engaged...

Nominations open for the Department of Human Services Pride Award

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Department of Human Services (SA), September 2021 We would love for you to help recognise a young person making contributions to LGBTIQA+ communities and to society as a whole, including leadership and exceptional performance into the Department of Human Services Pride Award, part of the SA 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards for 2021/22! The awards are designed to acknowledge, encourage and most...

Mind Matters: Session for Workers on Tuesday 5th October

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Presented by the Feast Queer Youth Drop In & SAMESH, in collaboration with Mental Health Coalition SA, BPD Co, & Mental Health Awareness Week Do you work with people who experience BPD or mental illness? Join us next Tuesday to learn more about BPD from a person with lived experience. She will talk about the power of diagnosis, what helped and what hurt when accessing services, some...

Research Matters: Bisexuality, Health, and Wellbeing factsheet

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Rainbow Health Victoria, September 23rd, 2021 Today, 23 September, is Celebrate Bisexuality Day. This day is recognised internationally and aims to increase visibility and promote pride for bisexual and bi+ people. Rainbow Health Victoria are launching their next issue in the Research Matters series: the Bisexuality, Health, and Wellbeing factsheet. This factsheet covers: 1. Introduction 2...

Understanding Migrant Sex Workers: Factsheet

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Butterfly (Asian and Migrant Sex Workers Support Network, Canada ), August 2018 This 8-page factsheet is produced by Butterfly, a organisation formed in Canada by sex workers, social workers, legal and health professionals in 2014. It provides support to, and advocates for, the rights of Asian and migrant sex workers. The organization is founded upon the belief that sex workers are entitled to...

Protecting LGBTIQ+ voices online

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The eSafety Commissioner (eSafety), August 2021 This research explores how people who identify as LGBTIQ+ are affected by adult cyber abuse and online lateral abuse (abuse between members within a community). The findings are based on group discussions with relevant community service providers and advocacy organisations, plus interviews with LGBTIQ+ adults. It can be difficult for people who...

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SASHA is a current awareness service with news and views on various aspects of sexual health and sexuality, from a wide range of sources. These range from credible sources of sexual health and related information, to relevant opinion pieces in the media.

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