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Tough man stereotype can hurt women and men: report

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Our Watch, November 2019 Men who conform only to rigid stereotypes of how to be a man are more likely to have sexist attitudes and behaviours, which in turn makes them more likely to perpetuate violence against women, according to a new report by Our Watch and the Victorian Office for Women. The landmark study, Men in focus, is an extensive review of Australian and international research evidence...

Trans @ Work: a guide for trans employees, their employers, and colleagues

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Queensland Human Rights Commission, 2019 This information is for trans and gender diverse employees, their employers, managers and colleagues who are seeking guidance on issues associated with transitioning at work. The guidelines suggest ways to: work together the achieve a successful transition in the workplace; address pre-employment issues; and provide ongoing support to trans employees. Why...

Understanding the experiences of Culturally Diverse LGBTIQ+ Talent at Work

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Diversity Council Australia, 2019 While many workplaces have developed LGBTIQ+ inclusion programs, they are not currently specifically addressing the cultural diversity of LGBTIQ+ people. DCA, along with Pride in Diversity, is undertaking research to help better understand the experiences of Culturally Diverse LGBTIQ+ Talent at Work. This project will help with understanding of the experiences of...

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...

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SASHA is a current awareness service with news and views on various aspects of sexual health and sexuality, from a wide range of sources. These range from credible sources of sexual health and related information, to relevant opinion pieces in the media.

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