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Mar07

National Day of Women Living with HIV to be marked with morning tea

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 07 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

National Day of Women Living with HIV to be marked with morning tea

The AIDS Action Council invites women living with HIV to take part in a morning tea as part of the National Day of Women Living with HIV.

Feb22

Celebration, visibility and inclusion: Welcome to Breastiville

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 22 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Celebration, visibility and inclusion: Welcome to Breastiville

A community event and party in Sydney’s inner west, part of the Mardi Gras Festival, will celebrate women and promote breast health.

Nov25

Calls for better access to PrEP for women

POSTED ON // Friday, 25 November 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Calls for better access to PrEP for women

Following extensive consultation with women living with HIV, the Victorian AIDS Council (VAC) , Living Positive Victoria and the Burnet Institute, Positive Women Victoria (PWV) is calling for better resources and access to PrEP (Pre-exposure Prophylaxis) for women.

Nov16

Rainbow Families host session on perinatal depression and anxiety

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 16 November 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Rainbow Families host session on perinatal depression and anxiety

It’s Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week and the folk at Rainbow Families have got together with WayAhead Mental Health Association NSW to work on developing a resource for parents frm the LGBTIQ community to assist in promoting emotional wellbeing before, during and after pregnancy.

Oct12

Choosing the donor that’s right for you

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 12 October 2016 Written by // Sponsored Post

Choosing the donor that’s right for you

One of the first things that a single woman or lesbian couple who want to have a baby need to do is choose a sperm donor, but the task may need more thought that you think writes Rainbow Fertility.

Jul09

Campaign for trans women declares ‘We are Greater Than AIDS’

POSTED ON // Saturday, 09 July 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Campaign for trans women declares ‘We are Greater Than AIDS’

Transgender women are among those at highest risk for HIV today: in America, the CDC estimates one in four trans women in the US is living with HIV, and among black trans women it's one in two.

May30

ACON launch #TalkTouchTest breast awareness campaign

POSTED ON // Monday, 30 May 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

ACON launch #TalkTouchTest breast awareness campaign

In an effort to raise awareness amongst LBQ women of their higher risk of breast cancer, ACON has launched an initiative to encourage self examination by younger women and breast screening amongst women 50-74 years of age.

May19

LBQ women’s health in the spotlight at the Health and Wellbeing Conference 2016

POSTED ON // Thursday, 19 May 2016 Written by // Rachel Cook

LBQ women’s health in the spotlight at the Health and Wellbeing Conference 2016

The LBQ Women's Health and Wellbeing Conference 2016 will take place this month. We check out what’s on.

May02

WATCH: Smoke free, still fierce

POSTED ON // Monday, 02 May 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

WATCH: Smoke free, still fierce

With tobacco use at an alarmingly high rate amongst the nation’s lesbian, bisexual and queer women ACON has launched a new campaign aimed to get LBQ women to take a closer look at why they smoke.

Mar10

Shining a light on women living with HIV

POSTED ON // Thursday, 10 March 2016 Written by // Christopher Kelly

Shining a light on women living with HIV

Yesterday’s inaugural National Day of Women Living with HIV Australia has been hailed a great success. 

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