Blog: sexuality

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A-Z: Inclusivity in Practice
19 January 2016

2015 was a busy year for our dedicated Youth Engagement Officers.  As well as running a bustling Youth Centre, managing the award-winning Computer Clubhouse and working one-on-one with young people, our quietly achieving staff established a new group. A-Z is a group for gender and sexuality diverse young people, providing a safe and non-judgemental space […]

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Femme Hive Conference a Great Ydea
26 November 2014

  In April this year I was fortunate to receive a Great Ydeas grant from YWCA Canberra, to attend a conference on queer femme identity – the Femme Hive Conference in Berlin. I am currently undertaking a PhD at the Australian National University with a focus on femme subculture, and the conference provided me with […]

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Relationship Things panel event

Relationship Things – the impact of online technology on sex education
8 October 2014

On Friday 17 October, YWCA Canberra will be launching our newly revamped respectful relationships resource, Relationship Things, with an expert panel event exploring issues around sex education and young people. Here, panelist Angela Christian-Wilkes, a Canberran Year 12 student shares her insights into the impact of the internet on sex education. You can read more about Relationship Things online, and about […]

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