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What’s new in HIV and hep C? An update for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers

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Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM), June 2019 This Deadly Sex Update webinar provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and community workers with an introduction and the latest news in hepatitis C and HIV. The information presented supports health workers to discuss key messages with clients and the community around hep C and HIV, including...

Call for Papers: Edited Collection on Sexuality and Sexual Identities in Literature for Young People

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Deakin University, October 2018 Acknowledging the capacity of literature to reflect and shape significant aspects of human development, this collection of essays takes as its central theme the representation of sexuality and sexual identities in texts for young people. Previous scholarship has established important connections between sexuality and gender, as well as sexuality and queerness, in...

Sex Industry Network (SIN) events for FEAST festival

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SIN, November 2017 SIN is the South Australian Sex Industry Network. SIN is run by sex workers for sex workers and offers peer support, education, information, advocacy and referral services for sex workers. SIN has two events scheduled for FEAST. These events are open to the general public. 1. SIN Retrospective This multimedia retrospective by sex workers showcases projects, posters and...

SHINE SA’s FRESH Course: Disability and Mental Health Focus

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SHINE SA, October 2017 This dynamic 3-day course aims to update workers to include relationships and sexual health education and support in their work. On completion of the FRESH Course you will have:side • an increased level of confidence working with people in the area of sexual health and  relationships • a better understanding of how values and beliefs may influence your practice in this area...

Design Agency ‘Frog’ Redesigns The Dreaded Gynecology Exam

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co.design, 10.10.17 Cold metal. Eerie clicking sound. Torturous duck-billed shape. Yes, I’m talking about the speculum, the anxiety-inducing device that doctors use to check  vaginal health. Despite its status as an instrument of discomfort and its dark history–involving a doctor who experimented on slave women – the speculum remains to this day one of the centerpieces of the often dreaded annual...

West African HIV-2 prevalence associated with lower historical male circumcision rate

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Medical News Today, Thursday 8 December 2016 Cities with substantial uncircumcised populations in 1950 tended to have higher HIV-2 prevalence from 1985. In West African cities, male circumcision rates in 1950 were negatively correlated with HIV-2 prevalence from 1985, according to a study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by João Sousa from the University of Leuven, Belgium, and...

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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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