Invisibility, safety and psycho-social distress among same-sex attracted women in rural South Australia.

  title={Invisibility, safety and psycho-social distress among same-sex attracted women in rural South Australia.},
  author={Jane Edwards},
  journal={Rural and remote health},
  volume={5 1},
INTRODUCTION Available work from North America indicates that same-sex attracted (SSA) individuals enjoy aspects of rural life but nonetheless report encountering homophobia and experiencing isolation from SSA networks. The experience of prejudice and social isolation are often associated with psycho-social distress among the general population of same-sex attracted individuals. Little is known of how SSA women experience life in rural areas of Australia and how this influences their psycho… CONTINUE READING


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