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Although gay and lesbian issues are coming to be recognised in Australian culture, bisexuality remains largely obscured.
Ruby Grant says we need to better understand what safe sex means to young people and how they negotiate Bisexual forum australia in order to improve approaches to sexual healthcare that is inclusive of sexual difference. Although gay and lesbian issues are coming to be recognised in contemporary Australian culture, bisexuality remains largely obscured from mainstream discussion and concern.
Bisexuality can be understood as sexual attraction to both men and women, but young people are increasingly expanding their understandings of bisexuality to incorporate multiple genders beyond the male-female binary. Bisexual people have been found to experience some of the poorest mental health among the LGBTIQ lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer community, with young women being especially vulnerable and unlikely to seek help. Bisexual people face a of damaging stereotypes and social stigma, which might explain these poor levels of mental health.
Overall, bisexual people have been stereotyped as promiscuous, confused, untrustworthy and inauthentic. Bisexual and queer young women are more likely to experience unwanted or coerced sex with men at a younger age than their heterosexual peers, are more likely to experience sexual violence later in life and are more likely to have sex under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Gaining a greater understanding of what safe sex means to young people and Bisexual forum australia they actually negotiate this will allow for improved approaches to sexual healthcare that is inclusive of sexual difference.
Her research interests and areas of expertise include feminist sociology of the body, gender, sexuality, lesbian studies and queer theory.
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