Victoria's sexual health crisis
An alarming rise in STIs is being exacerbated by inadequate access to services.
Folau: The pain of the post
Despite Israel Folau's claims he cares about gay people, and knows their suffering, his Instagram post has without doubt harmed young people.
Faking it, for real
The popularity of face-swapping software has resulted in the disturbing trend of 'deepfakes' that can be used for nefarious purposes.
Gender equality: it's everyone's business
We need to think about the problems that men and women face not as competing priorities but as part of the same toxic social problem.
I love you, man
Traditional masculinity is evolving, and young working-class men are leading the charge, despite the toxic attitudes of powerful men such as Donald Trump.
Micah Scott established the Minus18 Foundation, Australia’s national support organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) youth, in 2011.
We're not homophobic but ...
There's a yawning disconnect between the positive attitudes about gay people playing rugby and the use of on-field slurs.
Hitting all the right notes
Australia's thriving hip hop scene is home to a diverse group of emerging female talent. Here's five of the best.
Shining a light on the 'chemsex' world
The dark side of the drug subculture among men who have sex with men has been well-documented. Now, research is looking at the practice in an evidence-based way, and to identify solutions.
Equality a long, winding road
Six months after same-sex marriage became legal in Australia, the disasters predicted by the 'no' side haven't happened, but there's still some way to go to achieve real equality.
How the new Pride building got its groove
Bringing together key members of the LGBTIQ community was critical to discovering what they wanted the Pride Centre to be and helped guide its design principle.
Religious freedom and the unhappy baker
Amending Australia's laws to protect religious freedom in the wake of the Marriage Act change is unnecessary, argues constitutional law expert Luke Beck.
Anti-terrorist centre needs focus on family violence too
The Victorian centre's effectiveness will be muted unless it includes experts on violence against women.
A prescription for prevention
HIV is no longer a death sentence, but the epidemic that has claimed nearly 40 million lives and ruined countless others isn’t over yet.
The enduring significance of Pride
Melbourne's Midsumma Pride march was a reason to celebrate and reflect, but also showed there's much more to be done in and for the LGBTQIA+ community.
Getting a grip on unconscious bias
Most Australians believe in values such as fairness and equality – but these can be harder to act on than you would think.
Marriage Equality: We have so many reasons to celebrate
Expect plenty of rainbow weddings in 2018, but same-sex marriage sends a more powerful message than that.
Finally, same-sex marriage equality...
... But Australia legalising marriage equality does not necessarily mean LGBTI people enjoy all of the same human rights as heterosexual people
Connecting 'diblings': how the law is failing to keep up with modern families
It is time for the states and territories to develop a uniform legal framework that enables donor-conceived people to connect with their genetic kin.
Fake news and god's wrath: extreme hurricane politics in the US
In between all of the suffering in Texas and now in Florida, conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh, who broadcasts out of Palm Beach, Florida, had labelled Hurricane Irma a kind of fake news.
Assistant lecturer, XYX Space Gender and Communication Lab
Associate Professor, Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor at Monash Sustainable Development Institute and the Faculty of Law
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Director, Climate Change Communication Research Hub
Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases, Medicine
Lead researcher, Sport Inclusion Project, Behavioural Science Laboratory
Gay Jennifer Breyley
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music
Deputy Head of Art Design and Architecture (MADA) Design Department
Professor of Sociology
Research Fellow, Melbourne Sexual Health Clinic
School of Social Sciences
Professor of Criminology
Senior Lecturer in Criminology
Associate Professor in Sociology
Director, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Professor of Public Health at Monash University
Martijn Van der Kamp
Teaching Fellow, Monash Business School
Associate Professor, Department of Architecture and Director of the XYX Lab
Conjoint Professor of Criminology
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
Professor of Law
Associate Professor, Law Resources