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Sexuality

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Teen Health - Health Topics - Sexuality

Sexuality is a combination of people's sex, their sexual feelings for others, their feelings about themselves as sexual beings, their sexual orientation and their sexual behaviour. Exploring and discovering your sexuality can be confusing, exciting, difficult and wonderful.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

Sexuality and mental health

Sexuality is your sexual feelings and attractions, not just who you have sex with. Here is trusted information about sexuality and mental health issues.

Read more on mindhealthconnect website

Sexuality | ReachOut Australia

Gay, bi, straight, open, there's no wrong or right. Your sexuality is your business and whom you're attracted to is about what feels right for you.

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Understanding your sexuality | Sexuality | ReachOut Australia

Sexuality covers a broad spectrum, and is also deeply personal. Its about understanding the sexual feelings and attractions we feel towards others.

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Young Adult Health - Health Topics - Sexuality

Sexuality is a combination of people's sex, their sexual feelings for others, their feelings about themselves as sexual beings, their sexual orientation and their sexual behaviour. Exploring and discovering your sexuality can be confusing, exciting, difficult and wonderful.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

Childhood sexuality

Find out what is considered to be normal behaviour in regards to masturbation, sexual curiosity, sex play, imitation and fantasy and when to seek professional advice.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Sexuality Men Continence Foundation of Australia

How does incontinence affect sexuality? Bladder or bowel control issues can have an enormous impact on sexuality and the way we feel about ourselves as men..

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Sexuality, intimacy and cancer | Cancer Australia

Having cancer doesnt mean you are no longer a sexual person. However, treatment such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy can affect your sexuality. This includes your interest in sex, your ability to give or receive sexual pleasure, how you see yourself and how you think others see you. Some of these effects are temporary while others are permanent. All can be managed or controlled. As individuals, people not only have different ways of expressing and defining sexuality and intimacy, but they also place their own importance on these needs.

Read more on Cancer Australia website

Making Sense of Sexuality | Sexuality | KHL | 1800 55 1800

When youre trying to make sense of sexuality, what it is and how it applies to you, it can be great to have someone to bounce your questions off. Enter KHL.

Read more on Kids Helpline website

Common questions about sexuality and gender

The best thing you can do is ask your child or loved one what their sexuality or gender identity means for them. Were all different, and talking openly gives you an opportunity to understand what theyre feeling without labelling or assuming how they will choose to express themselves.

Read more on beyondblue website

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