SAMESH, 20/09/2017 The Spring newsletter is now available from SAMESH: South Australia Mobilisation + Empowerment for Sexual Health. SAMESH provides support, education and training about Sexual Health and HIV for men who have sex with men and people living with HIV, as well as services for the broader LGBTIQ community, in South Australia. It is a joint program of SHine SA and VAC. View Spring...
Star Observer, MARCH 15, 2016 AUSTRALIA’s most popular and influential sporting codes have committed to creating more inclusive environments for LGBTI people by participating in a new Pride in Sport Index. The initiative is similar to Pride in Diversity’s corporate program and its Australian Worplace Equality Index (AWEI), and will work with sporting codes to create sustainable change. Read more...
The Age, March 31, 2015
On the football ground, and much further afield, homophobia remains rife.
A new study from mental health charity beyondblue finds alarmingly high rates of homophobia among young men.
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Download beyondblue report (PDF) “The Equal Play Study” here
Sex Transm Infect 2015;91:106-110 doi:10.1136/sextrans-2014-051719
Background: Uptake of chlamydia screening by men in England has been substantially lower than by women. Non-traditional settings such as sports clubs offer opportunities to widen access. Involving people who are not medically trained to promote screening could optimise acceptability.
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