LGBTI Market Research – Australia

LGBTI Market Research – Australia

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.
Social Media and LGBTQ Youth Engagement

Social Media and LGBTQ Youth Engagement

Social media is potentially a very useful tool for grassroots organisations that concern themselves with political action for social justice and/or the provision of community facing support services, such as LGBTQ charities and community groups. Social networking sites in particular … Continued
Strategies for Supporting a person who is suicidal

Strategies for Supporting a person who is suicidal

Supporting a person who is suicidal, has attempted suicide, or is bereaved by suicide, can generate a broad range of feelings. It can be challenging to do but also humbling and rewarding. At times it can be confusing, stressful and … Continued
Supporting someone to see a health professional

Supporting someone to see a health professional

Supporting someone to see a health professional about anxiety and/or depression can be really difficult. But if you’ve had a conversation with them about their mental health already, it’s important to keep up the momentum and keep encouraging them to … Continued
Making sense of the world around me!

Making sense of the world around me!

The Sociological imagination is the awareness of the relationship between personal experience and the wider society.
Not all LGBT people identify with LGBT culture

Not all LGBT people identify with LGBT culture

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.
False or misleading online reviews

False or misleading online reviews

Any statement representing your products or services should be true, accurate and able to be substantiated. There are fines for businesses that mislead consumers. It does not matter whether a false or misleading statement was intentional or not. While it … Continued
What is Hepatitis C

What is Hepatitis C

The hepatitis C virus is one of several viruses that can cause inflammation of the liver.
Online child sex exploitation

Online child sex exploitation

What is Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)? Sexual exploitation of children and young people under 18 involves exploitative situations, contexts and relationships where young people (or a third person or persons) receive ‘something’ (e.g. food, accommodation, drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, affection, gifts, … Continued
Who responsibility is it anyway?

Who responsibility is it anyway?

Society has gotten away with discriminating against homosexuals and same sex-couples (man, woman and transgender peoples) for years. When will it all stop?
Studies show an increase in STI infections among PrEP users

Studies show an increase in STI infections among PrEP users

Research suggests, in a group of 100 people followed for one year, there would be around 92 STI diagnoses. It does not mean that 92 of the 100 men would have an STI – a few men would have multiple STIs during the course of the year.