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New Resource for young LGBTIQA+ people

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Victim Support Service, May 2020 The Rainbow Safety Guide is an informational wallet card that links LGBTIQ+ youth experiencing violence and abuse to online and phone resources. The Guide was made by and for LGBTIQ+ youth. meet the artist/DESIGNER: India Potter (she/they is an Adelaide based young queer artist who does both digital and watercolour designs. Her art often portrays the queer...

Towards a Safe Place: Raising Awareness of Domestic Violence in LGBTIQA+ Communities (resource)

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Catalyst Foundation, 2019 The Towards a Safe Place project has created resources for LGBTIQA+ communities to use both as individuals or in communities to support and inform at risk individuals of available services and supports in relation to Domestic Violence and to increase awareness and understanding of Domestic Violence and its impact within LGBTIQA+ communities. We have worked closely...

Responding to LGBT conversion therapy in Australia: report

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GLHV@ARCSHS, La Trobe University & Human Rights Law Centre, 2018
This report highlights the nature, extent and impact of LGBT conversion therapies in Australia.
The report is designed to help government, support services and faith communities to better respond to those experiencing conflict between their gender identity or sexual orientation and their beliefs.

Download report (PDF) here 

Fears family violence is going undetected by psychiatrists

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Guardian, Thu 10 May 2018 04.00 AEST
Half of Australia’s psychiatrists are receiving less than two hours of formal training in how to deal with family violence, a study has found.
The finding has raised fears family violence may be going undetected by psychiatrists, and prompted calls for a more comprehensive training regimen.

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What is going on in gay men’s lives when they acquire HIV?

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nam/aidsmap, Published: 08 September 2017 Gay men in England who have recently become HIV positive describe a complex web of factors which may have contributed to their infection, according to a qualitative study recently published in BMJ Open. “Individuals who experienced multiple stressors, gradually over the life course or more suddenly, were especially vulnerable to HIV and being drawn into...

‘Revenge porn’: one in five report they have been victims in Australian survey

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Guardian, Monday 8 May 2017 04.30 AEST The first comprehensive research on so-called revenge porn has shed light on the “mass scale of victimisation” across Australia and its sometimes devastating impact. A survey of nearly 4,300 people led by RMIT University and Monash University revealed that 20% of respondents had had images or videos of a nude or sexual nature taken without their consent; 11%...

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