sexuality and gender

The Imminent Dangers of the Politicisation of Medicine

Dr Michael F Bird writes about the impact on medicine when politics gets involved, focussing on issues in the management of gender dysphoria.

book review: The Case Against the Sexual Revolution

Dr Michael Jensen reviews The Case Against the Sexual Revolution: A New Guide to Sex in the 21st Century by Louise Perry. 

Book review: Birds and Bees by the book

Emma Wood reviews a series of books aimed at helping Christian parents to negotiate sex education for 7-10 year olds.

The Experience of Gender Incongruity in the Christian Church

In this qualitative research study, Megan Best and Patricia Weerakoon explored the interaction between Christian faith and gender incongruence.

The conversations we need to have: Personal values, sexual ethics, and the problem of unwanted sexual experiences in universities

In this article published on the ABC Religion & Ethics website, Patrick Parkinson discusses the 2021 report of the National Student Safety Survey, which reported that one in sex students had been sexually harassed in a university setting since starting university. He considers how the incidence of adverse sexual experiences can, realistically, be reduced.

The significance of sex — can it be recovered through consent alone?

Emma Wood discusses whether consent training is an adequate response to the sexual assault epidemic in secondary schools.

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