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Deborah Dempsey

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5 Apr 2018
50

This report begins with a brief socio-legal history of donor conception in the State of Victoria. Then, in subsequent chapters based on case studies of the three hospital sites, it traces what information was collected about donors pre-1988, how it was recorded and managed, where...

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LGBTQ homelessness: risks, resilience, and access to services in Victoria
6 Sep 2017
611

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

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24 Dec 2013
351

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
368

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
49

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...

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