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Monkeypox Virus (MPV): Public Health Alert, Stigmatising Language Warning, and more

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1. Monkeypox Virus (MPV) Infection Public Health Alert SA Health, 21 May 2022 Monkeypox infection is caused by monkeypox virus. It is endemic in central and west Africa with cases outside Africa usually detected in returned travellers. As of 20 May 2022, 15 countries have reported 27 confirmed and 45 suspected cases of monkeypox. Several countries have reported cases in men who have sex with men...

Sex Ed Guide for Self-Advocates: Written for People on the Autism Spectrum Aged 15+

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Organization For Autism Research (USA), 2019 onwards This guide is a sexuality and sex education resource written specifically for people on the autism spectrum age 15 and up. People on the autism spectrum sometimes don’t have the chance to learn about sexuality and sex in ways that work for them, so OAR created this guide as a starting point to change that.  In each of the nine sections of the...

Sexual mixing patterns among male–female partnerships in Melbourne

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Greaves Kate E., Fairley Christopher K., Engel Jaimie L., Ong Jason J., Rodriguez Elena, Phillips Tiffany R., Chow Eric P. F. (2022) Sexual mixing patterns among male–female partnerships in Melbourne, Australia. Sexual Health 19, 33-38. Abstract Background:Individuals who have both opposite- and same-sex partners have the potential to pass sexually transmitted infections (STIs) between high- and...

A global review of existing literature on the sexual exploitation of boys

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ECPAT International (Global Boys Initiative), released 2021 In recent years, there has been a growing awareness that we lack a comprehensive understanding of  how sexual exploitation affects boys. Data on the sexual exploitation of all children is generally lacking. When it does exist, it tends to focus on girls. Yet, evidence suggests that boys may be as, or even more, vulnerable than girls in...

IDAHOBIT . Move . Connect . Create: An Art Therapy and Movement Workshop

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Counselling and Support for the Disability Royal Commission and PEACE Multicultural Services / Unidos (Relationships Australia SA), May 2022 Counselling and Support for Disability Royal Commission and PEACE Multicultural Services presents: IDAHOBIT • Move • Connect • Create An inclusive art therapy and movement workshop Promoting positive health and wellbeing while supporting healing, growth and...

Report: Changing community attitudes to improve inclusion of people with disability

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Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability,  3 May 2022 The Disability Royal Commission has just published a report, called ‘Changing community attitudes to improve inclusion of people with disability.’ The report was written by researchers from the University of New South Wales Sydney and Flinders University. The report looked at what could be done...

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