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Today is Intersex Awareness Day

Today is Intersex Awareness Day

Today is Intersex Awareness Day, a day to acknowledge and spread awareness of the issues faced by the Intersex community as well as celebrate the I in LGBTIQ. The term intersex denotes people whose biological sex cannot be classified as female or male, and may have biological attributes of both sexes or lack those considered […]

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AIDS Councils join forces to call for PrEP treatment in Australia

AIDS Councils join forces to call for PrEP treatment in Australia

To mark this World AIDS Day on December 1st, AIDS councils and organisations across Australia are demanding immediate access to Pre-exposure Prophylaxis treatment (PrEP) in Australia. The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO), The National Association of People Living with HIV and AIDS councils across the country have joined forces to urge the government to […]

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Curtin Uni publish support resource for trans students

Curtin University have released a new resource that provides support and advice for transgender students in tertiary education. The publication, ‘Trans Support’, specifically deals with the needs of people who are undergoing gender transition while attending university. Curtin’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Education Jill Downie says the guide is but one way Curtin was leading […]

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UN Report: “Extraordinary” progress in HIV prevention

UN Report: “Extraordinary” progress in HIV prevention

A new report from the United Nations shows that many countries are applying the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) developed Fast Track Strategy, which facilitates more timely treatments for people living with HIV. The report, entitled ‘Focus on location and population: on the Fast-Track to end AIDS by 2030,’ documents over 50 cities, communities […]

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PHOTOS: Rodney Croome Book Signing

Australian Marriage Equality national director Rodney Croome paid a visit to Perth for PrideFEST to discuss his new book, ‘From This Day Forward’. Mr Croome read a selection of anecdotes from his book, answering questions from the crowd and listening to concerns from Perth residents about the state of marriage equality in Australia.

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