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Report identifies harm caused by conversion therapy and urges reform

Report identifies harm caused by conversion therapy and urges reform

A new report released today outlines the harm caused to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people by the practice of conversion therapy, and its pervasiveness in Australia’s faith communities. Preventing Harm, Promoting Justice: Responding to LGBT conversion therapy in Australia examines the lived experience of 15 LGBT Australians who have struggled with their sexuality or […]

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Victorian Opposition Leader apologises for homophobic student letter

Victorian Opposition Leader apologises for homophobic student letter

Victorian Liberal leader Matthew Guy has apologised for putting his name to an anti-LGBTI letter during his time as a student at Latrobe University. AAP have reported the document has recently emerged with the Opposition Leader’s signature, addressed to the university’s Gay and Lesbian Immigration Task Force from the La Trobe University Students’ Representatives Council […]

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New mental health study focuses on bi & pansexual identities

New mental health study focuses on bi & pansexual identities

Researchers¬†from La Trobe University are seeking participants for a new study that analyses the mental health of bisexual, pansexual and others identities who are attracted to more than one gender. Part of a PhD research project, the¬†Who I Am survey aims to explore the lives and wellbeing of people who are attracted to people of […]

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Victorian government announces overhaul of Safe Schools program

Victorian government announces overhaul of Safe Schools program

The Victorian government has informed LaTrobe University that it’ll be moving the Safe Schools Coalition program to the state’s Department of Education, severing the university’s contract six months early. The move comes after the Andrews government faced pressure from conservative politicians, family groups and religious lobbyists about the program and it’s controversial co-founder Roz Ward. […]

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La Trobe University reinstates Roz Ward

La Trobe University reinstates Roz Ward

La Trobe University has announced it has reversed its decision to suspend Roz Ward, the founder of the Safe Schools Coalition program. The univsrsity has cancelled it’s investigation into her professional conduct. The University was facing possible legal action after it announced an investigation into the embattled academic’s conduct following media coverage of a private […]

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