CategoryGender & Sex

Gender, sex and equal health: including boys in the HPV vaccination programme in Swedish primary schools

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Ylva Odenbring & Lisa Lindén (2023) Gender, sex and equal health: school nurses’ strategies and experiences of including boys in the HPV vaccination programme in Swedish primary schools, Sex Education, 23:5, 617-630, DOI: 10.1080/14681811.2022.2106959 Abstract: Since autumn 2020, boys in the fifth year of school (11-year-old students) in Sweden have been offered human papillomavirus (HPV)...

Rainbow Horizons: Don’t leave me this way (Inclusive end of life care and planning)

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COTA SA Rainbow Hub, June 2023 Rainbow Horizons: Don’t leave me this way –fostering intergenerational compassionate communities to support LGBTI+ people’s end of life is a project report which reveals the unique challenges older LGBTI+ people may face, and advocates for stronger intergenerational links and for providers to ensure a more inclusive approach to end of life experiences for older...

The role of LGBTIQA+ peer-led services in meeting health needs in Australia

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Report: The role of LGBTIQA+ peer-led services in meeting the health needs of LGBTIQA+ people in Australia Meridian (ACT), June 2023 Meridian partnered with Collective Action – a social impact consultancy – to undertake research to find out more about the role of peer-led services in meeting the health needs of LGBTIQA+ people in Australia. Using an online survey, they asked LGBTIQA+ people about...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTQIASB+ people and mental health and wellbeing

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The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), 2023. Authors: Madi Day, Bronwyn Carlson, Dameyon Bonson and Terri Farrelly. The high rates of suicide-related behaviour among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, combined with similar evidence relating to LGBTQIA+ people, suggest that there is a need to investigate the compound risk of suicide-related behaviour among people who are...

Free cervical screening clinic for trans and gender diverse people

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SHINE SA, June 2023 SHINE SA is offering FREE Cervical Screening Clinics for trans and gender diverse people with a cervix. Specific appointments will be held during June and July 2023 at SHINE SA Hyde Street Practice – starting this weekend. These appointments will give you the option of self-collection, so you can do the swab yourself rather than a health worker. There will also be a peer...

Coping with Gender Dysphoria: A Quick Workbook

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SHINE SA, 6th June 2023 Coping with Gender Dysphoria: A Quick Workbook, is a new peer-led resource by SHINE SA’s Gender Connect Country SA. Coping with gender dysphoria can be a significant challenge for people who are transgender, nonbinary, or gender diverse (TGD). While not all TGD people will experience gender dysphoria in the same way (or at all), gender dysphoria can impact nearly all areas...

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