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Release of the results of the 2015 -16 Rainbow Survey


Department for Communities and Social Inclusion  (SA), August 25, 2017 Today Department for Communities and Social Inclusion has released the results of the 2015-16 Rainbow Survey. The Rainbow Survey is the South Australian government’s general survey of the lives, opinions and experiences of LGBTIQ South Australians. The 2015-16 survey is the second Rainbow Survey, providing further insight and...

Shh…No talking: LGBT-inclusive Sex and Relationships Education in the UK (report)


Terrence Higgins Trust, July 2016 ‘SRE: Shh… No Talking’ report, published in July 2016, highlighted that sex and relationships education (SRE) is inadequate or absent in many schools in the UK. The report was published following a survey of over 900 young people aged 16-24 and it revealed that: 99 per cent of young people surveyed thought SRE should be mandatory in all schools 97 per cent...

Stepping Out: free workshops at SAMESH (for young same-sex attracted men)


SAMESH, March 2016 SAMESH is running its first Stepping Out workshop for 2016. Working in partnership with the team at MOSAIC services, this FREE workshop provides a space for same sex attracted men, 18 – 26 to gather and talk about sexuality, sex and sexual health. Workshops will run once a week for 6 weeks, commencing April 26. (Numbers limited to 12 participants). Workshops will run between 6...

Family violence royal commission told 1 in 3 LGBTI Australians has been in an abusive relationship


Victoria’s family violence royal commission has heard that about one in three lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender Australians has been in an abusive relationship.
Dr Philomena Horsley from La Trobe University has also told the commission there are few family violence services tailored to the community’s needs.
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