Organisation

Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (LaTrobe)

Acronym
ARCSHS
Owning Institution
Description

The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) is a centre for social research into sexuality, health and the social dimensions of human relationships. It works collaboratively and in partnership with communities, community-based organisations, government and professionals in relevant fields to produce research that advances knowledge and promotes positive change in policy, practice and people's lives.

Items published

Report

24 Jul 2018

This report documents the effects of systemic discrimination on the health and wellbeing of LGBTI people with disability. It is divided into two key sections (Sections 4 and 5). The first reviews the national and international research and policy literatures on the impacts of systemic...

Report

1 Jun 2016

Executive Summary

The Seroconversion Study has existed in several forms since 1992. This most recent version completed data collection in 2015. Seroconversion studies have played an important role in the Australian HIV response and are a useful research tool in understanding the current...

Report

1 Nov 2015

The Moving On Study report presents the findings of research concerning the experiences of Australian gay men following diagnosis and treatment for prostate cancer. The results of this study suggest a number of key considerations.

The experience of gay men diagnosed with, and treated...

Report

2 Apr 2015

Based on a national survey of almost 4000 people, the report reveals strong links between psychological distress and drug use among LGBT Australians.

Executive Summary

A Closer Look at Private Lives 2 is a companion to the second Private Lives report released...

Report

31 Mar 2015

Introduction

This toolkit provides the first comprehensive set of guidelines for tailoring mood-disorder e-therapies to the needs of same-sex attracted people. It gives developers of e-therapies a set of practical recommendations for adjusting e-therapies to more effectively accommodate lesbians and gay men. These...

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Commentary

5 May 2016

Most Australian women (87%) have experienced some form of street harassment, whether it’s whistles, stares, unwanted comments or being followed by strangers in the street – often before the age of 18.

Several countries, including Belgium and Portugal, have introduced legislation to tackle street...

Audio interview

30 Jul 2015

Even after a lifetime of experience, there are still questions that need to be asked about the sexual health and practices of older people.

Dr Bianca Fileborn is asking those questions.

She is an instigator of a first-of-its-kind study called Sex, Age and...

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