Page contents How do people get HIV? Contraception - the mini pill The two types of oral contraception available in Australia are the combined pill, known as "the Pill", and the mini pill Abortion procedures - surgical Abortion is one of the most common and safest types of surgery in Australia The female condom is effective in preventing an unplanned pregnancy and protecting against sexually transmissible infections STIs Sexual issues throughout life Disability and sexuality Sexuality is a key part of human nature. Some people with disability may need additional support Men and sexuality Sexuality is not about whom we have sex with, or how often we have it.
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Some people may not feel comfortable with their biological sex but choose to live with the gender with which Research suggests that gay men and lesbians have reduced access to medical care because of their fear of discrimination. It is best to take emergency contraception as soon as possible, ideally within 24 hours of having unprotected sex, but it still works well within 96 hours four days The previous term for intersex was hermaphrodite. People with a disability who experience violence, abuse or neglect People with a disability who experience violence, abuse or neglect can seek help from a range of services specifically designed to help them
Alcohol and drug services. Recognising when a child is at risk Too many children are physically, sexually and emotionally abused and when this happens, it is up to adults to speak up By four, most children are curious about certain sexual issues, and they need honest answers to their questions All people, including those with intellectual disabilities, have the right to explore and express their sexuality in appropriate ways Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website. Gay and lesbian people do not need special medical treatment, but they do need treatment that is fair and appropriate.