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Sexual minority women face barriers to health care

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The Conversation, October 23, 2019 9.25pm AEDT Stigma and discrimination are common experiences that people who identify as LGBT or sexual minority face when accessing health services. One report found that one in seven LGBT people in the UK avoided seeking healthcare for fear of discrimination from staff. As many as one in four also experienced negative remarks against LGBT people from...

Second HOW2 course announced for 2019

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SHINE SA, July 2019 Our first course filled up, and as a result we are pleased to announce a second HOW2 course for this year! The HOW2 CREATE LGBTI INCLUSIVE SERVICES training program is an in-depth, practical program which helps organisations reach their inclusivity goals and potentially achieve accreditation as an inclusive service. Delivered over 4 separate days, interspersed with time to...

Transgender Visibility Matters in the Workplace (SHINE SA media release)

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SHINE SA, 27th March 2019 SHINE SA Media Release International Transgender Day of Visibility on 31 March is a day we acknowledge each year to celebrate transgender and gender diverse people around the globe, their courage and accomplishments. The term ‘transgender’ refers to a person whose gender identity or expression is different from their assigned sex. Trans people experience significant...

More needs to be done for LGBTIQ+ inclusion across Australia, ANZ research shows

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ANZ, February 20, 2019 New ANZ research1 shows that almost half a million LGBTIQ+ community members (1 in every 4) in Australia are still not comfortable being their true selves and discussing their sexuality and gender identity with their loved ones or friends. ANZ commissioned the research to mark its 13 year relationship with the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. ANZ’s Group Executive...

Scotland to embed LGBTI teaching across curriculum

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The Guardian, 9/12/2018 Scotland will become the first country in the world to embed the teaching of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex rights in the school curriculum, in what campaigners have described as a historic moment. State schools will be required to teach pupils about the history of LGBTI equalities and movements, as well as tackling homophobia and transphobia and...

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