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“I never realised they were so different”: understanding the impact of the labia library

Women’s Health Victoria, October 2018 Recognising that women are increasingly altering their genitalia through cosmetic surgery, WHV developed the Labia Library, a unique online resource that supports positive body image by informing women about the natural diversity in normal female genital appearance. The Labia Library houses a gallery of 40 unaltered photographs of female genitalia. This...

Exploring psychosocial predictors of STI testing in University students

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BMC Public Health, 2018 18:664, Published: 29 May 2018 Abstract: Background To explore university students’ Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) testing knowledge, psychosocial and demographic predictors of past STI testing behaviour, intentions to have an STI test, and high risk sexual behaviour, to inform interventions promoting STI testing in this population. Methods A cross-sectional...

It’s not just the mechanics … children need lessons in life and love

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The Guardian, Sunday 5 March 2017 11.05 AEDT The radical overhaul of sex and relationships education (SRE) announced by the [UK] government last week is very good news. Children will learn about healthy adult relationships from the age of four and sex education will become compulsory in all secondary schools. So, good news – but also long overdue, given the challenges faced by the young. Read...

Forum: Porn literacy: raising sexually intelligent young people

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SHine SA, October 2016 In the words of Dr Marty Klein, Licensed Sex Therapist, Writer and Speaker: “In addition to death and taxes, there are two other things we can be sure of:  The internet is here to stay. Pornography is here to stay.” With that in mind, join us at our ReFRESH Forum as we discuss the need to equip our young people with the essential skills and strategies to...

Gender and Body Image articles – free access until, end of September

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Taylor & Francis Publishing, 13th July 2015 As summer approaches, inevitably discussions concerning body image become prevalent. Perpetuated by the media and broadcasted via social media, a variety of sociological and psychological issues become projected into the public conscious. To recognise these issues from the perspective of gender, Taylor & Francis have compiled a collection of...

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