Foundations for equality: exploring how the construction sector can promote inclusivity of the LGBTQ+ community
The construction industry has made progress towards a more inclusive and equal industry but it is clear that homophobia/transphobia is still an issue within the sector. In a survey conducted by Construction News in 2017, 54% of LGBTQ+ respondents said that they didn’t feel comfortable...
This publication compiles data on laws that affect people on the basis of their sexual orientation - a fundamental resource for researchers, civil society organisations, governments and the general public.
This research arose out of a meeting of Western Sydney University’s (Western) ALLY network, where anecdotal concerns were voiced about the environmental conditions encountered by sexuality and gender diverse (SGD) students and staff.
National research illustrates the high degree of discrimination that prevails against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students resulting in diminished educational outcomes, both academic and social. This phenomenon is influenced by the prevalence of whole-school silences around LGBTQ topics in many Australian schools...
All Of Us is a collection of short videos and teaching activities that assist students in understanding gender diversity, sexual diversity and intersex topics. The All Of Us resource supports the Health and Physical Education learning area of the Australian Curriculum.
Pinkwashing is "the attempt by a state or people to highlight its treatment of gays to show how progressive it is, in turn covering up human rights violations from which it wishes to detract attention‟ (Ryan 2012). It has repeatedly been used by western powers...
Not so straight: a national study examining how Catholic Schools can best respond to the needs of same sex attracted students
This report, prepared as a resource and training document for school administrators in Catholic schools, focuses on the needs of “same sex attracted students” among the 660,000 students who attend Catholic schools in Australia today.
Labor leader Bill Shorten introduced a marriage equality bill to Federal Parliament this week and in his address to the House of Representatives, asked that members 'embrace a definition of marriage that respects, values and includes every Australian.' __ MARRIAGE AMENDMENT (MARRIAGE EQUALITY) BILL 2015...
Not So Private Lives is the first national study to examine same-sex attracted Australians’ preferences for various forms of relationship recognition since the introduction of de facto status for same-sex couples at a federal level. It is also the first major study to investigate preferences...
Homophobia is rife in Australian sport. Whether playing at the local park or representing their country, gay and lesbian athletes routinely hide their sexuality to avoid abuse while pursuing the sport they love. Sarah Dingle investigates how difficult it is to come out on the...