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Sexuality

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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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 | Head to Health

Your sexuality plays an important role in your identity and sense of self. Not being able to express your sexuality can be damaging to your sense of self-worth and overall mental health.

Read more on Head to Health website

Welcome to Sexual Health | Sexual Health

Sexual health is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being related to sexuality

Read more on Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services website

Sexual Identity | Kids Helpline

Love has many forms. Learn more about sexuality and the different relationships people can have.

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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.

Read more on ReachOut.com website

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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Teen sexuality & sexual development | Raising Children Network

Teen sexuality is part of who your child is. Feeling comfortable with sexuality is essential to your child’s healthy development. Here’s how to help.

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Obesity and Sexuality | myVMC

Sexuality refers to an individual's sexual attitudes, behaviours and practices. It is considered an integral part of our personality. The concept varies widely between individuals, and encompasses the physical (including sexual intercourse and sexual practices), the psychological and the cultural. For a long time, it has been recognised that medical conditions such as obesity can alter a peson's sexuality.

Read more on myVMC – Virtual Medical Centre website

Sexuality for young people

Sexuality can be a tricky topic for many young people. There can be a lot of pressure placed on young people by friends, family and society to identify as ‘straight’ or ‘gay’. And you know what – it’s not always that simple.

Read more on headspace website

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

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