Three-quarters of same-sex attracted women said stereotypes like “butch”, “man-hater”, and “aggressive” negatively impacted them and were the biggest barriers to being out at work.
“Most current services for people who use violence originate from models targeted at heterosexual men.”
“Women will go to these events, not see many women there, and not go back”
The study found that women were more likely to seek treatment if they felt connected to the LGBTI community, and had a regular GP who they were out to.
Seemingly intended to target women who have intersex variations, the ruling would equally affect other women with naturally high testosterone.
“It made it more naughty to like me, because I was a ‘bad girl’ or something”
The research was prompted by a conversation one of the organisers had in which she was told “gay girls don’t have corporate Monday – Friday jobs”.
“I grew up playing football with my brother on the boys’ team but when I turned 14 they stopped me playing because I was a girl”