HiD 2021

At Your Cervix: Overcoming barriers to cervical screening among LGBTIQ people with a cervix

Description Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers, yet studies show that LGBTIQ people are less likely than the general population to attend cervical screening. Data from the Sydney Women and Sexual Health Survey (SWASH) 2016 shows that almost 20 percent of women in the LGBTIQ community have never had a Pap test… Continue reading At Your Cervix: Overcoming barriers to cervical screening among LGBTIQ people with a cervix »

Outing family violence: Developing LGBTI-inclusive family violence services

Description The dominant approach to family violence focuses on violence committed by men against their female partners and children. This approach understands family violence as an expression of the gendered and unequal relationships between men and women. However, an exclusively gendered model contributes to the invisibility of same-sex intimate partner violence and violence within families… Continue reading Outing family violence: Developing LGBTI-inclusive family violence services »

Affirmation Plans / on the same page

Description Affirmation Plans / on the same page: At Working It Out (Tasmania‰’s gender, sexuality, and intersex status support and education service) we developed Affirmation Plans aimed at ensuring the safety of individuals who are socially transitioning in our schools. We have used these plans in primary, secondary schools across the state. The plans involve… Continue reading Affirmation Plans / on the same page »

Remaining Human: An exploration of spacial modifications that enable us to work alongside vicarious trauma

Description What does it mean to be human? What does it mean to be a ‰’professional‰’? In an attempt to be more efficient, meet quotas, manage large case loads and sustain work/life pressures, perhaps we unknowingly leave some of our human-ness behind. This workshop explores how to remain human, in spite of vicarious trauma and… Continue reading Remaining Human: An exploration of spacial modifications that enable us to work alongside vicarious trauma »

Transgender Health and Gender Diversity- educating, supporting and connecting clinicians

Description In 2016 the Hunter New England (HNE) HealthPathways team collaborated with the HNE Local Health District (LHD) and the Hunter Centre for Sex and Gender Diversity (HCSGD) to develop an evidence based transgender healthcare pathway that described local assessment, management and referral options for clinicians. The Transgender Health and Gender Diversity HealthPathway was developed… Continue reading Transgender Health and Gender Diversity- educating, supporting and connecting clinicians »