Gay men


NSW HIV strategy 2021-2025

This strategy document has been prepared to help guide the New South Wales government's response to achieving the virtual elimination of HIV transmission in NSW, and to provide better support everyone living with HIV.

PLHIV and gay men's awareness of HPV-related anal cancer: community survey report

Positive Life NSW surveyed a total of 1,660 people living with HIV and gay, bisexual men (GBM) via an anonymous online questionnaire, to assess awareness of, screening for, and prevention of anal human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and anal cancer in NSW, Australia. This survey report...

My sex, my sexual health: a social study of sexually transmissible infections among gay and bisexual men

This report explores the strategies employed by gay and bisexual men in Australia and Internationally to prevent and manage sexually transmissible infections (STIs).
Briefing paper

Intimate partner violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer communities

Intimate partner violence within LGBTIQ relationships was largely unacknowledged until recently and as such has been absent from governmental, policy and service/practice responses to intimate partner violence (Ball & Hayes, 2009). Research in the area has also been scarce (Calton et al., 2015). Government, policy...

From insult to inclusion

This report presents a comprehensive regional review focusing specifically on the issue of bullying, violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression (SOGIE). The report details the extent of the problem in Asia-Pacific, the impact of this type of abuse, and...

Moving on: mental health, resilience and sexual recovery among gay men living with prostate cancer

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.

A review of sexual health services for gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in Western Australia: survey report July 2013

Background The majority of new HIV diagnoses in Australia are in gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM). Providing accessible, appropriate and acceptable sexual health services is essential as a significant proportion of MSM are not testing for HIV and sexually...

Fatherhood settings and stories of gay men

This paper examines the fatherhood settings and fatherhood stories of fourteen Australian gay men aged 33–75 who were interviewed 2001–2003 as part of a larger study.

Coming forward: the underreporting of heterosexist violence and same sex partner abuse in Victoria

Coming forward reports on the responses of 390 gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual and transgender (GLBT) Victorians to an online survey asking them about their experiences of heterosexist violence and same sex partner abuse.

Crystal clear: The social determinants of gay men's use of crystal methamphetamine in Victoria

This monograph offers a comparative analysis of epidemiological, behavioural and social research on crystal methamphetamine use among gay men living in Melbourne and gay men living in other urban centres in Australia, the US, and the UK. It includes a survey of local expert opinion...