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Gay Asian Proud free online event this Friday 18th September

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Thorne Harbour Health, 16th September 2020 Gay Asian Proud (GAP) is excited to organise an online chat, Questioning Stereotypes And Assumptions, this Friday, 18 September, 6.00 PM – 8.00 PM pm AEST (5.30 PM  – 7.30 PM SA time).  We welcome all GAP members, and Asian same-sex attracted men (cis and transgender). If you are not a GAP member yet, please email gap@thorneharbour.org to be...

He, she, or … ? Gender-neutral pronouns reduce biases – study

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The Guardian, Tue 6 Aug 2019 05.00 AEST A new study has found that using a gender-neutral pronoun reduces mental biases that favour men, and boosts positive feelings towards women and LGBT people. The finding marks an easy win, the researchers believe, and shows how a minor change in language can help chip away at long-standing gender inequities. Read more here  Access abstract of journal paper...

HIV Criminal Cases: Media Guide

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AFAO, Updated 2016 In Australia, each state/territory has different criminal laws under which someone can be charged with reckless, negligent or deliberate transmission of HIV to another person (generally for sexual transmission), or for exposing another person to HIV. Criminal cases in Australia involving HIV transmission or exposure are rare. The quality of Australian media reports of criminal...

Does attractiveness influence condom use intentions in heterosexual men? An experimental study

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BMJ Open, 2016;6:e010883 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-01088, 17 June 2016 Abstract Objectives Judgements of attractiveness have been shown to influence the character of social interactions. The present study sought to better understand the relationship between perceived attractiveness, perceived sexual health status and condom use intentions in a heterosexual male population. Setting The study...

How Heteronormative Paradigms Ostracize Queer Populations in Intimate Partner Violence Research

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Huffpost Queer Voices Blog, 02/09/2016 Today, most research investigating IPV and other forms of sexual and partner violence focuses on heterosexual women as victims and heterosexual men as perpetrators, a notion that is justifiable in the realms of empirical evidence. However, when focusing on development, implementation and evaluation of effective intervention strategies to address IPV, current...

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