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02 Jun 2020

Isolating Together: maintain your mind & relationship in lockdown

"In any interaction, there is a possibility of connecting with your partner or turning away from your partner. One such moment is not important, but if you're always choosing to turn away, then trust erodes in a relationship - very gradually, very slowly.”― John Gottman

21 Apr 2020

Using cloth masks to fight COVID-19

Many people are using face masks to prevent either catching or passing on COVID-19. There is a lot of information on how to prevent the virus. Effective strategies include: social distancing, washing hands, isolation and self-quarantine. Unfortunately, there is not a great deal of evidence regarding the use of face masks in non-medical settings.

09 Apr 2020

CEO Update: Long Weekend

Thorne Harbour Health CEO, Simon Ruth, addresses our LGBTIQ and PLHIV communities as we head into the long weekend to say THANK YOU and encourage everyone to continue to look after themselves and those around them during the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

31 Mar 2020

Trans Day of Visibility 2020

This Transgender Day of Visibility, Thorne Harbour would like to acknowledge and celebrate a number of ground-breaking TGD-led initiatives in Victorian healthcare. A big congratulations to all the dedicated transgender and gender diverse community advocates who have made this possible – and big love to all of our wider TGD community!

26 Mar 2020

CEO Update: Sex & COVID-19

Following the last update on physical distancing, Thorne Harbour Health CEO Simon Ruth addresses community concerns around sex during the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis.

20 Mar 2020

CEO Update: Physical Distancing and COVID-19

On Friday 20 March, Thorne Harbour Health CEO Simon Ruth addressed our LGBTI and PLHIV communities about the importance of physical distancing in response to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

18 Mar 2020

Remembering Community Hero Chris Polden

Over the weekend, Melbourne’s inner east saw three people die as the result of a random stabbing spree. Thorne Harbour Health honours one of the victims, Chris Polden.

17 Mar 2020

Sex, Intimacy and Coronavirus

While COVID-19 isn't a sexually transmitted infection, we've had a lot of questions from the community about how coronavirus may impact the way we hook up.

16 Mar 2020

Update on COVID-19 for PLHIV

Thorne Harbour Health, Living Positive Victoria, and Positive Women Victoria are encouraging people living with HIV (PLHIV) to take additional precautions in the face of the changing landscape around 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

12 Mar 2020

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Recently, the community has been talking a lot about 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). While you may be worried and this health risk may pose serious concerns, it’s important that we stay informed with accurate information. We’ve already started making plans should we need to take action in response to the changing landscape around COVID-19.

06 Mar 2020

PLC Activities Calendar: March- July 2020

The next issue of the PLC Newsletter is just around the corner, but until then, check out the latest PLC Activities Calendar.

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