Gene is a Research Assistant with the Australian Research Centre for Sex, Health and Society.
Their ongoing projects include:
1. 'Understanding LGBTI Lives in Crisis' , which seeks to understand how LGBTI+ persons engage with Mental Healthcare Services during times of personal crisis. 2. A project by Rainbow Network Victoria under their Health Equality Youth (HEY) initiative that investigates the role of LGBTIQ+ social and support groups in addressing the mental health needs of LGBTIQ+ young people.
Gene is also a PhD candidate with the School of Social Sciences at Monash University, their thesis aims to examine sexual risk as an outcome of social oppression in ethnoracial Australian Gay and Bisexual Men.