Do you know where HIV/AIDS come from, and the impact it had on society?, both as an illness and as a source of discrimination.ntil mid-1982 that scientists realised the 'disease' was also spreading among other populations the 'disease' was finally named AIDS.
While Australian and international research shows that LGBTI people are twice as likely to experience anxiety, and three times as likely to experience depression, it also shows other increased health risks, such as substance abuse, self-harming and suicidal thoughts compared to our heterosexual counterparts. Some alarming statistics are as follows.
PwC says it would result in $280 million of lost productivity, on top of the cost of running the nationwide campaign, estimated at $158 million by the Australian Electoral Commission.
The Sociological imagination is the awareness of the relationship between personal experience and the wider society.
The blogosphere is a fabulous place; anyone can interact with anyone, any information is at hand and any new update is becoming common news faster than you ever thought. The players who entertain the blogosphere are called bloggers and the … Continued
As Nelson Mandela says, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Education is the key to eliminating gender inequality, to reducing poverty, to creating a sustainable planet, to preventing needless deaths and illness, … Continued
A blog about coming out. Tell a lie and it will become part of your future, tell the truth it becomes part of your past.
Ongoing political controversies around the world exemplify a long-standing and widespread preoccupation with the acceptability of homosexuality. Nonheterosexual people have seen dramatic surges both in their rights and in positive public opinion in many Western countries. In contrast, in much … Continued
Not all LGBT people identify with LGBT culture; unawareness of the subculture's existence, fear of social stigma or a preference for remaining unidentified with sexuality- or gender-based subcultures or communities.
Students who are gifted, and who have learning disabilities, may be “exceptionally” difficult to identify: their learning disabilities may “hide” their giftedness and their giftedness may “hide” their learning disabilities. This means that their needs in both areas may not … Continued
There is huge concern within the LGBTI community about the treatment of gay students and teachers. This report is long overdue, calls for the federal Sex Discrimination Act to be amended to allow religious schools to discriminate against students on … Continued
This publication is designed stimulate debate and behavioural change in society.
When you look at the number of homophones, it’s not difficult to see why so many students get caught out.
The LGBT community has taken an increasingly proactive stand in defining its own culture with a primary goal of achieving an affirmative visibility in mainstream media.