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The Australian Lesbian Medical Association have research grant on offer

The Australian Lesbian Medical Association have research grant on offer

The Australian Lesbian Medical Association has announced that their 2021 funding round of research grants to the total value of $20,000 over two years has been extended to the 25th June. The aim of the grant is to support research projects that will improve the health and wellbeing of Australian lesbian and same-sex attracted women […]

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Take part in research about how people choose their romantic partner

Take part in research about how people choose their romantic partner

Researcher Scott Devenport got in touch with OUTinPerth and asked us to highlight the research he’s doing at the moment, here’s Scott’s message; My name is Scott and I’m a PhD candidate at Curtin University in Western Australia. I’m looking for Australian adults (18 years and older) who are currently seeking a romantic partner to […]

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Study looks into LGBTI people and carers affected by cancer

Study looks into LGBTI people and carers affected by cancer

Are you and LGBTIQ+ person who has experienced cancer or the carer of an LGBTIQ+ person who has battled cancer? Researchers want to hear from you. The ‘Out with Cancer’ study, funded by an Australian Research Council Linkage grant, is a three-year project focused on understanding the experiences of people with cancer and their carers […]

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Gay people more likely to have trouble sleeping

Gay people more likely to have trouble sleeping

Gay people are more likely to have trouble getting to sleep, wake up more during the night, and are more likely to use medication to help them sleep in comparison to the heterosexual or bisexual peers. That’s the finding of the latest research out of the USA, where up to 40% of the countries citizens […]

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Are you a same sex attracted person of faith?

Are you a same sex attracted person of faith?

Are you a same-sex attracted person of faith? A research project at Edith Cowan University is seeking participants for a study that is looking into the well-being of same-sex attracted people of faith, to obtain information regarding any possible association between religion/spirituality, self-esteem, and resilience in adolescents. Researcher Mel Jame is seeking participants over the […]

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Nat Ripepi’s special show to support ovarian cancer research

When singer Nat Ripepi found out she had ovarian cancer she said her first reaction was total disbelief. “It’s hard to describe, my first reaction was disbelief. You say to yourself, ‘No, I’m healthy, I do all the right things.’ I just thought to myself, ‘it can’t be.’ Ripepi said once the doctors had completed […]

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People with higher educational outcomes better at adhering to HIV treatment

People with higher educational outcomes better at adhering to HIV treatment

People with HIV who have lower educational attainment have poorer outcomes after starting combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) a new study has shown. The results come from a large European cohort collaboration published in the online edition of AIDS. The study found that rates of mortality and AIDS decreased with increasing education level. The study also […]

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WA Researchers Make Breakthrough in HIV Study

WA Researchers Make Breakthrough in HIV Study

Researchers at WA’s Royal Perth Hospital have uncovered a process found to control HIV that many are hoping is a significant step towards a cure for the virus. The research group named the particular antibody used in the process a plasmacytoid dendritic cell-reactive opsonophagocytic antibody. They found that when the antibody was bound to the […]

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Participate in HIV Research

Participate in HIV Research

Researchers from the Centre for Social Research in Health (CSRH) and University of New South Wales (UNSW) are looking for people to take part in an online survey. The nationwide survey is asking people living with HIV to give insight on their experiences using or not using antiretroviral treatment (ART). The study aims to explore […]

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Poll Examines How Different Countries View Homosexuality

Poll Examines How Different Countries View Homosexuality

The Pew Research Center’s 2013 Global Attitudes survey asked over 40, 000 respondents from 40 countries about their moral attitudes towards various issues. This included a poll on how people in the 40 countries viewed homosexuality, whether it’s ‘morally acceptable’, ‘morally unacceptable’ or ‘not a moral issue’. Spain topped the list of nations as the […]

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