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Are lesbians and bisexual women at greater risk of developing Diabetes?

Are lesbians and bisexual women at greater risk of developing Diabetes?

A new study has found that lesbians and bisexual women are more likely to develop Type II Diabetes than heterosexual women. Scientists from San Diego State University’s Graduate School of Public Health in California have reported that lesbian and bisexual women were 27% more likely to develop the condition following a new 24-year study. While […]

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Conchita the Fierce: HIV Disclosure and Discrimination

Conchita the Fierce: HIV Disclosure and Discrimination

Last month Conchita Wurst came out as HIV positive via social media. Conchita is the stage name for the Austrian singer and performance artist Thomas Neuwirth, who won the Eurovision song contest in 2014 as Conchita for her song Rise Like a Phoenix. In her statement, Conchita wrote, “I have been HIV-positive for several years. […]

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Giving group The Channel support disability and sexuality project

Giving group The Channel support disability and sexuality project

Community giving program The Channel has selected a program that aims to help people with disabilities breakdown barriers relating to sexuality as its project to fund in 2018. New South Wales based Northcott Innovation‘s Velvet Expressions seeks to tackle one of societies last remaining taboos – disability and sexuality. Velvet Expressions aims to give a voice […]

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Three years on the frontline of gay men’s sexual health testing

Three years on the frontline of gay men’s sexual health testing

I started my work as a Peer Educator in February 2015 at M Clinic, Perth’s sexual health clinic for men who have sex with men. It is just over 3 years on, and I have three months left of work before I move to Sydney to start my Ph.D., where I will research in this […]

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Dept of Health seek Expressions of Interest for LGBTI Health Strategy

Dept of Health seek Expressions of Interest for LGBTI Health Strategy

The Western Australian Department of Health is developing an LGBTI Health Strategy and are seeking Expressions of Interest from community organisations to support the development of the project. The goal of the strategy is to provide a framework to raise awareness of the specific health and mental health challenges of LGBTI people. “The development of […]

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Size Matters: Talking About Cocks in the Queer Community

Are you a size queen? Or is their cock just not that important to you? Do you only like circumcised penises? Do you prefer smaller cocks? (Does this surprise people?) Have you ever attempted to increase the size of your penis – did it work? Is it about the girth, or the length… or both? […]

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Bottoms Up: PrEPtivism, Personal Importation, and the PBS

Thank you to Chris Williams from PrEP’d for Change for keeping and providing a price watch, and for allowing me to use his data for this article. ADC = All Day Chemist P/GCP = PAN & Green Cross Pharmacy (Partnership) DI = Dynamix International GCP = Green Cross Pharmacy FH = Freedom Health The announcement […]

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It’s National Day of Women Living with HIV

It’s National Day of Women Living with HIV

Yesterday was International Women’s Day, but today March 9th is National Women Living with HIV Day. The day was created three years ago by the FemmeFatales, an Australia wide group of women living with HIV who form part of the National Association of People with HIV (NAPWA). While there is a great amount of information […]

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Hawaii moves to outlaw ‘gay cure’ therapy of minors

Hawaii moves to outlaw ‘gay cure’ therapy of minors

Hawaii looks like it will be the next US state to outlaw therapies that aim to ‘cure’ minors of being homosexual. The practice is already illegal in nine US states, as well as countries including Switzerland, Malta, Taiwan, some parts of Canada and there in the Australian state of Victoria. Experts overwhelmingly agree that attempts to […]

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Dr Jayson Oates chats about Calibre’s non-surgical penis enhancement

Dr Jayson Oates chats about Calibre’s non-surgical penis enhancement

Injectable dermal fillers is a procedure that’s growing in popularity, allowing people to add a little more girth downstairs. Unlike surgical options, this procedure can be completed in an hour and has a short recovery time. OUTinPerth had a chat with Dr Jayson Oates who developed the CALIBRE technique, and asked him what the feedback […]

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