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Trans @ Work: a guide for trans employees, their employers, and colleagues

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Queensland Human Rights Commission, 2019 This information is for trans and gender diverse employees, their employers, managers and colleagues who are seeking guidance on issues associated with transitioning at work. The guidelines suggest ways to: work together the achieve a successful transition in the workplace; address pre-employment issues; and provide ongoing support to trans employees. Why...

No single ‘gay gene’, reveals the largest-ever study of the genetics of same-sex sexual behaviour

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ABC news, 30/08/2019 Scientists have again debunked the idea of a single “gay gene”, in the largest study to date of the genetics of same-sex sexual behaviour. Rather, their findings paint a diverse and complex picture of human sexuality, and the genetic factors that influence it. Nearly half a million people took part in the study, mostly from the United Kingdom and the United...

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...

Emotionally Safer Sex – event

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Sarah K Reece / SHINE SA, January 2018 Safer sex’ can be about much more than preventing unwanted infections. For many people, sexual experiences risk leaving emotional bruises, and sometimes our struggles and differences can make good sex seem out of reach. Sarah K Reece is the SHINE SA Artist-in-Residence. We would like to invite you to Sarah’s SHINE SA launch screening of her TEDx video...

Shame, secrecy and silence hobble migrant women’s sexual health, new research suggests

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Sydney Morning Herald, August 5th 2017 Shame, secrecy, silence and fear were keeping many new migrant women in the dark about their own sexual and reproductive health, found a recent study published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior. Cultural and religious beliefs were major barriers to many women accessing health services, warned the researchers who held focus groups with 169 single, married...

Purruna Miyurna 2-day health summit for ATSI students

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SHINE SA, 25.5.2017 PURRUNA MIYURNA: Healthy People Presented by SHINE SA’s Yarning On program, Purruna Miyurna is a 2-day health summit for ATSI students in years 9–12 in high schools and education programs within southern Adelaide. This interactive and hands-on summit will cover: • Respectful relationships • Domestic violence • Sexual health • Self-worth and cultural identity The objective of...

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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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