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Deborah Dempsey

Research report

6 Sep 2017

Anecdotal and practitioner accounts indicate that homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer (LGBTIQ) people in Australia is a pervasive concern.

Research report

24 Dec 2013

This paper reviews and synthesises Australian and international literature on same-sex parented families.

Introduction: This research paper reviews and synthesises Australian and international literature on same-sex parented families. It includes discussion of the different modes of conception or family formation, different family structures,...

Article

28 Mar 2011

This article presents a snapshot of findings from a research project about the experiences of Australian grandparents who regularly care for grandchildren.

The authors wish to thank the grandparents who generously shared their stories for this research.

The time grandparents share with...

Journal article

16 May 2006

Extending eligibility criteria for assisted reproductive technologies to lesbian and single heterosexual women is a controversial topic in Australia. In this paper, Deb Dempsey analyses three dominant themes in contributions to the public debate and law reform process – ‘active’ fathering, the distinction between social...

Research report

1 Feb 1998

This 1998 report is about young people who are attracted to their own sex. The need for accurate baseline figures about young people of non-heterosexual orientation has developed as part of a general concern about the spread of the HIV virus into the adolescent population...

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