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Victoria in worst hep A outbreak since modern sewerage

Victoria in worst hep A outbreak since modern sewerage

The highly contagious liver infection can be deadly in some cases, and turns some sufferers yellow.

  • by Aisha Dow

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Get cliterate: how a Melbourne doctor is redefining female sexuality
Sexual health

Get cliterate: how a Melbourne doctor is redefining female sexuality

Helen O’Connell’s map of the clitoris is used worldwide. If you’re enjoying good sexual relations, you might just want to thank Australia's first female urologist.

  • by Melissa Fyfe
Halsey slams Victoria's Secret Fashion Show over transphobic controversy
Sexual health

Halsey slams Victoria's Secret Fashion Show over transphobic controversy

The pop singer posted a lengthy letter on Instagram in response to the company's Chief Marketing Officer's anti-trans comments

'Up to 17 in a day': Rise in casual sex behind STI boom in Queensland
Sex & relationships

'Up to 17 in a day': Rise in casual sex behind STI boom in Queensland

New cases of infectious syphilis have risen 230 per cent over the past five years in Queensland.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
'Men don't incur this expense': cost barrier for women's reproductive health
Canberra

'Men don't incur this expense': cost barrier for women's reproductive health

Nearly one in five women surveyed said they had trouble accessing contraception, with cost the main reason.

  • by Katie Burgess
Scientists find DNA clues to gender identity in transwoman database
Sexual health

Scientists find DNA clues to gender identity in transwoman database

Transgender identity might be partially genetically determined, results from the world's largest study of transwomen reveal.

  • by Liam Mannix
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'Worst HIV outbreak' for Indigenous people clouds drug funding issue
Queensland Health

'Worst HIV outbreak' for Indigenous people clouds drug funding issue

Queensland is seeing its worst-ever HIV outbreak among young Indigenous people from Cairns to Cape York as anti-HIV drugs funds are withdrawn earlier than promised.

  • by Tony Moore
Queensland government boosts funding for HIV prevention
Sexual health

Queensland government boosts funding for HIV prevention

More Queenslanders will be able to access prevention treatment for HIV with the state government increasing its funding of efforts to help people take the drug.

  • by Sonia Kohlbacher
Consent is a road map to a great sex life
Daily Life

Consent is a road map to a great sex life

'Sexual consent is a bedroom game changer, and a whole lot less awkward than you may think.'

  • by Georgie Wolf
Queensland government strips AIDS Council of funds, despite election promise
Queensland Health

Queensland government strips AIDS Council of funds, despite election promise

Queensland Health has stripped the Queensland AIDS Council of $740,000 despite promising the money until January 2020.

  • by Tony Moore
Women care less about seeing a female doctor as they age
Sexual health

Women care less about seeing a female doctor as they age

Most younger women booking in for a pap smear or mammogram would rather see a female doctor, but seniors are less likely to mind.

  • by Mary Ward