April 14, 2021
In this episode we talk to triple J presenter and author Bridget Hustwaite. Bridget shares her experience of endometriosis. It can take a long time to be diagnosed with this chronic disease as it is much misunderstood. We talk about her book ‘How To Endo’ and her insta community ’Endogram’ to help take you on the journey.
Bridget has a webpage for more information about her including social media links. How to Endo is available in bookstores. Bridget's Instagram community Endogram. Bridget also mentioned QENDO and Endoactive. Also see Endometriosis Australia for advice and information. For more information about FPV including clinic appointments @ fpv.org.au.
March 11, 2021
In this episode, Olivia talks about her experience of being one of two mums in a proud rainbow family. She shares her experiences on starting a family, growing up, and how the marriage equality bill has impacted her family.
Australian Institute of Family Studies for research around same sex parented families. Victorian Pride Centre is a hub for a range of LGBTIQ+ focused organisations. Minus 18 for young LGBTIQ+ people and their families. For more information about FPV @ fpv.org.au.
February 4, 2021
In this episode comedian, Simon Taylor discusses his book ‘One Night Stand’. Simon candidly shares his real-life experience of a casual sexual encounter followed by an unplanned pregnancy. We discuss relationships, sexual health, contraception and what he wishes to tell his younger self.
Simon Taylor online at simontaylorfunnyboy.com for upcoming shows, social media, book sales and contact details. See FPV, for contraception options and judgement-free sexual health information fpv.org.au.
October 22, 2020
In this episode Clare from Victoria Legal Aid talks through the laws about sex that young people should know. These include age of consent, laws around viewing pornography, and explanations of grooming.
Go to Victoria Legal Aid for explanations of the law 1300 792 387. VLA education kit for teachers called ‘Sex, young people and the law’. Youth Law Australia for state-based laws in Australia. Victoria Police provides information on reporting a sexual crime. Our previous episode on consent for more details on talking about this with young people. Clare recommends Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800, Sexual Assault Crisis Line run by CASA 1800 806 292.More information about fpv go to fpv.org.au.
September 11, 2020
Often people think that Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) is only for students in senior years of primary school or secondary school. However, there is a lot of information that can be taught to children even before they get to school. Expert educator Athi from Family Planning Victoria, talks about what could be included in an RSE program in pre-school or kindergarten.
More information about FPV go to fpv.org.au. See information about Child Safe Standards. Book- Everyones Got A Bottom by Tess Rowley. .
August 21, 2020
In this episode Anne speaks with Karen Molhuysen from Sexual Health Quarters in Western Australia. SHQ is part of the Family Planning Alliance Australia, and does very similar work to FPV. Karen has some practical advice on starting a conversation about sex with the idea that sex is most often about pleasure.