HiD 2021

Coping with the Marriage Equality Debate – Results of a national online survey

Description This presentation outlines the results of an online survey of adults identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, intersex and questioning (LGBTIQ) to investigate the effects of exposure to negative messages in the context of the Australian marriage equality debate (MED). The survey investigated perceived stress as a result of exposure to negative messages about… Continue reading Coping with the Marriage Equality Debate – Results of a national online survey »

Storylines of a brotherboy Taz Clay

Description I‰’m an Aboriginal transgender male known as a brotherboy. I come from the Kalkadoon and Bwgcolman nations in North Queensland. I am one of the several predominate brotherboys in our community making resources for community through videos, radio interviews, speaking at events, writing articles and more to create safe resources for other brotherboys that… Continue reading Storylines of a brotherboy Taz Clay »

Social Strategies, Digital Media and Place: Resilience among health service providers working with gender- and sexually-diverse youth in Western Australia

Description Little is known of how service providers working with vulnerable gender- and sexually-diverse young people perceive and manage their own resilience, and how they understand the relationship between resilience, care of self, and provision of care to others. The resilience of service providers has an impact on outcomes for clients, co-workers, families, communities. This… Continue reading Social Strategies, Digital Media and Place: Resilience among health service providers working with gender- and sexually-diverse youth in Western Australia »

Loneliness and the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ people aged 50 and over

Description Recent research has identified higher rates of loneliness among older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people than one would usually expect to find in the general population. In an Australian study on the health and wellbeing of 312 LGBTIQ people aged 50 and over, loneliness was associated with living alone, not… Continue reading Loneliness and the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ people aged 50 and over »

Risky Business: Re-thinking the normalisation of drinking within LBQ women‰’s communities

Description VAC‰’s Reach Out, Reach Up project is part of VicHealth‰’s Alcohol Culture Change Initiative. The initiative is targeting nine sub-groups which have been identified as having higher rates of drinking than the general population. Middle-aged lesbian, bisexual and queer (LBQ) women were identified as being one such sub-group after research found LBQ women were… Continue reading Risky Business: Re-thinking the normalisation of drinking within LBQ women‰’s communities »