Difficulty reaching female orgasm
It's not uncommon for a woman to never have experienced an orgasm during sexual activity. If you have never had an orgasm, don’t worry. It’s a skill which needs to be learned.
Information about bisexuality and sexual identity from leading Australian health organisations.
Sexual assault and rape
Learn about sexual assault, rape and consent, including how to report an assault. Find 24-hour support helplines, some of which you can call anonymously.
Sexuality and mental health
Sexuality is your sexual feelings and attractions, not just who you have sex with. Your sexuality can change over time. If you’re given a hard time about your sexuality or feel isolated, help is available.
Mental health resources for lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex people (LGBTI)
The mental health issues faced by the LGBTI community are as diverse as the community itself.
PrEP, the pill that can stop HIV infection, on PBS from April 1
A drug that can prevent HIV infection known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or 'PrEP', is to be added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
Sexual harassment can impact mental health, lower self-esteem and cause fear, depression and stress. It's common in the workplace - and illegal.
Gender dysphoria is the discomfort a person feels because their biological sex doesn’t match their sense of their own gender identity. There are, however, resources to support people who are experiencing gender dysphoria. Find out more here.
Gender confirmation surgery
Gender confirmation surgery transfers people with gender dysphoria (who identify with a gender that is different from their biological sex) to their desired sex. Learn more here.
'Morning after' pill (emergency contraception pill)
The 'morning after' pill is a type of emergency contraception that can be used within a few days of unprotected sex. It shouldn’t be used as regular contraception.