cisgender

What does it mean to be ‘cisgender’?

As a term and concept, “transgender” is now firmly embedded in common parlance and popular consciousness. In Australia in the last few weeks alone there have been major news stories about transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey; Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s comments regarding gender whisperers”; and the University of Western Australia cancelling a talk by an anti-transgender US academic.

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Getting PrEP in Australia

Are you thinking about taking PrEP?

If your thinking about starting PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) having as much information as possible is essential before making your decision.

PrEP is a prescription medication which is a combination of two different drugs, and is taken once daily by people in order to prevent them from becoming infected with HIV. It must be started 7 days before exposure and continued for 28 days after exposure.

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Win a HANDSOME Grooming Pack

Win a HANDSOME Grooming Pack!

Thanks to HANDSOME skincare FUSE readers have a chance to win one of four 'Grooming' packs worth $54.95. It contains shaving gel, facial wash and facial moisturiser. It includes everything to keep your handsome face looking good. The Grooming Pack comes packaged up in a beautiful custom box and contains organic & natural ingredients.

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Transgender or Drag Queen

Transgender or Drag Queen

Australian icon Barry Humphries has been widely criticised for again making anti-trans statements. In an interview, Humphries said that being transgender is “a fashion — how many different kinds of lavatory can you have? And it’s pretty evil when it’s preached to children by crazy teachers.”

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FUSE58 — This is not fake gay news

IN THIS ISSUE: With her distinctive nerdish glasses, boyishly short brown hair and signature attire, funny lady, Hannah Gadsby is ‘a little bit lesbian. John Cameron Mitchell — think Hedwig and the Angry Inch — living a creative life filled with fluidity and queerness on the celestial level. Is it time for a digital detox? Are you addicted to your phone? We are more globally connected than ever before, but life in the digital age is far from ideal. Plus, That Start Up Show. LGBTIQ news, Long Yang winter celebration, film reviews, queer horoscopes, dear rose and so much more.

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Mushrooms : The ultimate food

Gay chef and food consultant Clancy Atkinson writes about the ultimate food, Mushrooms. Mushrooms are full of robust, earthy flavour, dietary goodness and are extremely versatile.

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Yoga and happiness Asana

Yoga and happiness Asana

In the nearly five thousand years since its birth, yoga has been serving as a positive influence in the lives of countless people around the world.

In the last century, yoga, in its many forms, has made its way into mainstream western culture as an accepted physical practice which encourages strength, flexibility and balance. There will be many who will tell you that practising yoga on a regular basis will make you happy.

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My Superman - A Millennial’s Musings on Marriage

Since the glorious and long-overdue passing of same-sex marriage into Australian law last year (after enduring that ridiculously invasive and expensive political circle jerk otherwise known as the postal plebiscite), I have found myself increasingly asked one niggling question from my hetero friends, “So… are you going to get married now?”

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Spicing up your gay sex life!

Gay, Straight or Bi the fact is sometimes our sex life can become very dull.  As a qualified sex therapist I have a few ideas that might help spice things up for those people who do want to enjoy sex more but have found themselves to be in a bit of a rut. Sometimes, even if we know all this stuff we can get lazy and forget for a while..

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Shirts off guys

Fitness basics! Summer is coming and with it comes all the parties, festivities and trips to the beach — and we all know what that means... it’s shirts off guys... in fact, it usually means not wearing many clothes at all! So here's a few tips on how you can look your best!

We all know that we need to exercise to lose weight and tone up. The hard part about this is knowing exactly what to do and what muscles to work. 

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History of masturbation

The history of masturbation

The anonymous author of the pamphlet Onania (1716) was very worried about masturbation. The ‘shameful vice’, the ‘solitary act of pleasure’, was something too terrible to even be described. The writer agreed with those ‘who are of the opinion, that… it never ought to be spoken of, or hinted at because the bare mentioning of it...

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Take a Pride Journey to 'Kansas City'

The only things I knew about Kansas City prior to visiting, were the tales of legendary BBQ and the Chiefs. I went with an open mind and little expectations. The city has been generating a lot of positive buzz as of late, so I thought I’d see what all the talk was about. I found the city to be on the cusp of a breakthrough so to speak. A sleeping dragon ready for its day in the sun. The next “It City” ... Nashville being the current Amerian “It City” and where I reside.

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GLBTI Social Groups

Check out all Canberra's GLBTI Social, Community and Sporting Groups.

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