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Two current legal changes will soon impact the lives of our LGBTI communities – and people living with HIV.

Michael catches up with Fitzroy Legal’s Paul Kidd to discuss the Berejiklian NSW government altering consent laws. The law may better protect those assaulted who are unable to clearly rebuke consent. However, the ‘communicative model of consent’ may impact people who consent with non-verbal communication – especially those in kink and BDSM communities.

Later, Michael discusses how people living with HIV will be impacted by forced testing requirements for anyone found spitting at or biting NSW Police with Nic Holas from the Institute of Many.


The Institute of Many

Fitzroy Legal

LGBTIQ Legal Outreach

This show, Episode #699 originally aired Thursday 28th November 2019.

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About the author: Michael


Michael is a Health Educator at Thorne Harbour Health (formerly the Victorian AIDS Council), working in the Sexually Adventurous Men (SAM) Project and it's Down an' Dirty campaign.

- Michael is a producer, co-host and podcast editor for Well, Well, Well @ 8pm Thursday nights on JOY discussing sex, health, and well-being in our LGBTI communities.

- Michael is a producer, co-host and podcast editor for Hide and Seek @ 9pm Wednesday nights on JOY discussing gay men's sex!

Michael is also a PrEP advocate with PAN [PrEPaccessNOW], and enjoys a well made negroni.


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