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Associate Professor and Principal Research Fellow, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University

Jennifer Power is a sociologist who specialises in research related to sexuality and sexual health. Her work in the area of sexual health is focused on digital sexual literacy, sexual health promotion and education with young people, and wellbeing among people living with HIV. Her recent work on LGBTQA+ wellbeing has focused on the impact of religious conversion practices, while her previous work was on parenting and fertility among LGBTQA+ people.


  • 2014–present
    Research Fellow at the Australian Research Centre for Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University


  • 2007 
    Australian National University , PhD (Sociology)


  • 2011
    Movement, Knowledge, Emotion: gay activism and HIV/AIDS in Australia , ANU epress (

Research Areas

  • Sociology (1608)
  • Family And Household Studies (160301)
  • Culture, Gender, Sexuality (200205)
  • Public Health And Health Services (1117)
  • Mental Health (111714)