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Almost a quarter of Australians have inflicted some sort of SV since turning 18: report

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ABC & Australian Institute of Criminology, 10th July 2024 More than one in five Australians have admitted to inflicting acts of sexual violence since the age of 18, in shocking figures released by the Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC). A survey of 5,000 anonymous Australians aged between 18 and 45 has revealed almost 10 per cent had perpetrated sexual violence in the past 12 months...

Reducing Polarization Toward LGBTIQ+ Persons: a Pilot Study of Metacognitive Training in U.S. Republican Leaners

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Reininger, K.M., Koulen, H., Biel, H.M. et al. A Pilot Study of Metacognitive Training in U.S. Republican Leaners: Reducing Polarization Toward LGBTIQ+ Persons. Arch Sex Behav 53, 1609–1620 (2024). Negative attitudes and stigmatization toward sexual minorities is a cause of minority stress of non-heterosexual persons on an individual level and has a negative impact on democratic coexistence in...

SARAA’s Submission: Human Rights Act for SA

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SA Rainbow Advocacy Alliance, February 2024 Parliament of South Australia’s Social Development Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the potential for a Human Rights Act for South Australia. SA Rainbow Advocacy Alliance prepared a submission supporting a Human Rights Act in South Australia on the basis that it may protect the rights of LGBTIQA+ South Australians and address some of the...

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...

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...

Teachers’ perspectives on relationships and sex education lessons in England

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Cumper, Peter; Adams, Sarah; Onyejekwe, Kerry and O’Reilly, Michelle (2023). Teachers’ perspectives on relationships and sex education lessons in England. Sex Education, DOI:  Abstract Recent changes to the law in England require all primary schools to teach Relationships Education and all secondary schools to teach Relationships and Sex Education (RSE). Our focus in this article is on the voices...

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