Risk reduction as an accepted framework for safer-sex promotion among women who have sex with women
Peta Cox, Ruth McNair
Sexual Health | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2009
BACKGROUND: Safer-sex information for women who have sex with women (WSW) is often very difficult to locate. Girl2girl.info is one of the only websites focussed on safer sex for WSW. The present article describes the predevelopment consultation and evaluation of girl2girl.info. A risk-reduction framework was used to develop the website. METHODS: Girl2girl.info was developed in 2004 using questionnaires and focus groups with 36 consumers who were WSW, largely based in Canberra, Australia. In 2006-2007 the site was evaluated using mixed methods of questionnaires with 74 WSW and interviews with 17 health professionals around Australia. RESULTS: This research has identified some key attitudes to..View full abstract
Thanks to Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT for their ongoing support of the girl2girl.info project. Thanks also to the Australian Lesbian Medical Association and the AIDS Council of New South Wales Grant Scheme for providing the funds for the evaluative phase of the project.