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LGBTI Health Alliance voices support for more census data

LGBTI Health Alliance voices support for more census data

The LGBTI Health Alliance has voiced its support for more census data to be collected about Australian people’s gender identity and sexuality. The health group says insufficient data collection means that the government is not able to adequately supply services to all Australians. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has recently identified sexual orientation, gender […]

Perth Roller Derby to be first WA league to play in Europe

Perth Roller Derby to be first WA league to play in Europe

Perth Roller Derby is taking off to the happiest place on earth – Helsinki, Finland – for the WFTDA European Continental Cup on October 5-6. Established in Perth, Western Australia way back in 2008, PRD has been growing and getting stronger ever since. It has been a league goal to travel internationally to compete and […]

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EOIs sought for aged care Royal Commission Advisory Group

EOIs sought for aged care Royal Commission Advisory Group

The National LGBTI Health Alliance are seeking expressions of interest from LGBTI elders and representatives to join an advisory group to inform a response to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. “The National LGBTI Health Alliance is being funded to hold nation-wide consultations with LGBTI elders and older people, their families, friends, […]

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Share your experiences and take part in the Private Lives 3 survey

Share your experiences and take part in the Private Lives 3 survey

You are invited to take part in the Private Lives 3 survey if you are aged 18 years or older, living in Australia and identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse, intersex or other related identities. The study is conducted by the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe […]

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Are you a bisexual person in a heterosexual relationship?

Are you a bisexual person in a heterosexual relationship?

Are you attracted to more than one gender and currently in a relationship with someone of a different gender? Researchers want to hear about your experiences for some vital research. Bi+ Australia are partnering with LaTrobe University, Curtin University, beyondblue, Thorne Harbour Health and CORES Australia to conduct the Story of Us project. The study […]

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Older men who have sex with men less likely to test for HIV

Older men who have sex with men less likely to test for HIV

Older men who have sex with men (MSM), but don’t identify with being gay, are less likely to get tested for HIV and researchers in Scotland suggest it is due to the mass homophobia of the 1980s. A new study in Scotland from the Glasgow Caledonian University shows that older men in this cohort are […]

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Head out for a walk this week with the WA Wanderers

Head out for a walk this week with the WA Wanderers

Pull on your boots and get out in the outdoors this week with the WA Wanderers. On Sunday 18th August the group will be undertaking the Zamia Walk in Bold Park, Reabold Hill to see the fresh wildflowers. The walk is on from 8:30am – 3:00pm, its a Grad 2 walk that is 5km long. […]

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Call for submissions for Youth Sector Summit: ‘Technosexual World’

Call for submissions for Youth Sector Summit: ‘Technosexual World’

The Youth Educating Peers (YEP) Project at the Youth Affairs Council of WA (YACWA) are organising their second Youth Sector Summit for the 12th November 2019. This year’s theme is Technosexual – exploring the role of technology, digital media and online spaces in youth sexual health. The group are currently seeking speakers, workshops, panelists and […]

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Researchers seek women who have experienced biphobia

Researchers seek women who have experienced biphobia

Researchers at Curtin University are seeking women between 18-25 who have experienced biphobia in Australia as part of a voluntary study. Biphobia is defined as including negative stereotypes, assumptions and attitudes about bisexuality and bisexual people. Researcher Madison Galliott is seeking women aged between 18-25, who are cisgender, identify as bisexual, currently living in Australia […]

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Cricket Australia launches transgender inclusive policy

Cricket Australia launches transgender inclusive policy

Cricket Australia has launched a new policy to ensure that transgender people are included in the sport and do not face discrimination. Commencing consultation with key stakeholders in October 2018, Cricket Australia developed an Elite Cricket Policy and Guidelines for Community Cricket to support players electing to participate in cricket in line with their gender […]

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