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Celebrating Bi+ Visibility day

Today September 23 is Celebrate Bisexual Visibility day. Rainbow Health Victoria interviews ARCSHS Dr Jen Power about the mental health and wellbeing of Bi+ people and Bi+ visibility.

International Overdose Awareness Day 2020

International Overdose Awareness Day was established in 2001 in Melbourne, Australia and is now a global event held every year on the 31st of August.

ARC Future Fellowship funding success

La Trobe researchers awarded prestigious fellowships

World Hepatitis Day 2020 #LetsTalkHep

COVID-19 has significantly impacted on people’s lives and raised challenges for continuing to support the complex needs of people affected by hepatitis, especially as these relate to treatment for viral hepatitis.

Funding to stop LGBTIQ family violence

Funding boost from Victorian Government

Graduate Certificate in Sex, Health and Society: Semester 2, 2020 Applications Open

The ARCSHS Graduate Certificate in Sex, Health and Society, commencing soon, is designed to give a critical understanding of research, communication and practice in human sexuality and sexual health. 

LGBTI Domestic Violence Awareness Day – the Victorian Perspective

LGBTI Domestic Violence Awareness Day – the Victorian Perspective

Grant to help LGBT conversion survivors

An ARC linkage grant will improve support provided to survivors of LGBT conversion practices

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexphobia and Transphobia 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic will change how we reflect on and celebrate IDAHOBIT this year. While social distancing may necessitate new and creative ways to mark the day, the purpose of and need for IDAHOBIT has not changed.

Lesbian health matters: activism, advocacy and inequalities

In a time of seemingly unprecedented upheaval, Lesbian Visibility Day continues to be an important day in our calendar.

Can sex in isolation be fulfilling?

Solo sex is one solution to lack of sexual contact during COVID-19

A special announcement from ARCSHS Director

Director of the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, Professor Suzanne Fraser, shares a special message on Wednesday March 25, 2020

Announcing the Graduate Certificate in Sex, Health and Society

Announcing the Graduate Certificate in Sex, Health and Society

ARCSHS staff appointed to Victorian Government LGBTIQ Taskforce & Working Group

ARCSHS Deputy Director Adam Bourne and Rainbow Health Victoria Director Marina Carman will be involved in the new taskforce and associated working group.

Infection and Identity, Desire and Disease: Gay men, HIV/AIDS and the history of sexuality

Infection and Identity, Desire and Disease: Gay men, HIV/AIDS and the history of sexuality: Gary Dowsett at the 2019 World Association for Sexual Health Congress

HIV still has a stigma despite medical advances

People living with HIV continue to experience discrimination and stigma, despite huge advances in treatment and life expectancy in the past 20 years, according to the new HIV Futures 9 report.

Inaugural ARCSHS oration explores the researcher's role in creating realities

The first ARCSHS oration poses questions about ways researchers constitute 'problems', and the role of research in first defining, and then addressing, social issues.

La Trobe Psychology rises in ranking

La Trobe has strengthened its position in Psychology

Stigma hinders overdose medicine use

Stigma related to illicit drug use deters people from vital medicine

ARCSHS receives award for exceptional contribution to health & wellbeing of PLHIV in Victoria

Community advocacy group Living Positive Victoria has awarded the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society its 2019 Positive Community Award.

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