La Trobe University
Tim is a historian and social researcher with expertise in equality, social cohesion and wellbeing in gender, sexuality and religion in the modern West, particularly in the UK and Australia. He is the lead researcher on the project hosted on this webpage, and has particular research interests in the scope and nature of LGBTQA+ conversion ideology and practices in Australia.
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La Trobe University
Jen is a Principal Fellow at the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society at La Trobe University. Her research focuses on sexuality, sexual health and HIV. She currently co-ordinates the HIV Futures study and is involved in other studies relating to LGBTQA+ wellbeing, and digital sexual health promotion.
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Tiffany is a Director of Research and Innovation, full professor and sociologist at Macquarie University. She conducts and publishes research on LGBTQA+ issues in education, education policy, homophobic bullying, youth wellbeing and suicide, sexuality education, values education, health and social policy, and legislative change. She has liaised with UNESCO, and various international and local/ state government and non-government organisations, on policy development around GLBTIQ issues.
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Deakin University and Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council
Maria is an academic, author and activist specializing in the study of gender, sexuality and intersectionality. Her research is primarily concerned with marginal and vulnerable groups in relation to gender diversity, cultural diversity, family diversity and sexual diversity, and the links to social, emotional, mental and sexual health.
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La Trobe University and Brave Network
Nathan is a co-leader of Brave Network Melbourne, a support and advocacy group for LGBT+ people of faith and allies, and works as a research and development manager in the intellectual disability sector in Australia.
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La Trobe University and Australian Catholic University.
Joel is a social psychologist whose research interests largely revolve around inter-group anti-social cognitive processes and how they typically manifest, including prejudice, stigma, discrimination, and stereotypes. He also has a particular interest in the psychology of religion, and how religion has the capacity to make some people more prosocial (less prejudiced) but other people more antisocial (more prejudiced).
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La Trobe University and The Brave Network
Percy is a PhD candidate based at the Australian Research Centre into Sex Health and Society at Latrobe University. Their PhD will look at experiences of conversion practices and recovery in multifaith and multicultural communities. They are passionate about the intersection of queerness and religion in research and the everyday world.
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The Religious Experiences of LGBTQA+ Australians