‘You Don’t Have To Be Gay To Be Socially Awkward’

Socially awkward are not a new phenomenon.They’re a common term that was coined by journalist David Brooks in his 2006 book, Socially Incorrect.In it, Brooks wrote that “socio-economic class is a way of looking at us.We’re socialized to look and act like a bunch of lovable losers.”Social status, he explained, is determined by how many people have the ability to […]

‘Unbelievable’: How Australia’s new anti-gay laws will impact LGBTQI people

An international study of how Australians’ attitudes to homosexuality and gender identity will affect LGBTQI Australians in 2018 has found that the laws will have an impact on both.Key points: An international survey of 1,000 people from around the world found Australians’ views on same-sex relationships, same-gender relationships, transgender identity, and sexual orientation will be affected by the law changes.The […]

Values definition: A guide to the meanings of terms used in psychology

Definition: It is a good idea to understand what different values mean before you use them.The dictionary definition of a value is “an aspect or quality that is valued or valued by others or a trait that helps us do something.”Values are often expressed through actions, behaviors, or other values, and they can be used to identify which of many […]