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For Many People, Coming Out In Their Workplace not One-Off Event

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By Raymond Trau, RMIT University For many LGBTIQ+ workers coming out is a never-ending process. A recent study in the UK shows coming out at work is still a problem. Our research, to be launched in Sydney on August 27, supports this finding and further unpacks the reasons for these continuing difficulties. As LGBTIQ+ (lesbian, …

A new study has uncovered disturbing numbers of Australian LGBTI people have been victims of “revenge porn,” the non-consensual sharing of explicit photos or videos online. In the Australian-first study by Melbourne’s RMIT and Monash universities, about one-fifth of the 4274 people surveyed had an explicit photo taken of them without their consent. The survey …