Dr Steven Philpot
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Dr Steven Philpot

BA (Communications) (Hons 1), UTS

PhD, UNSW Sydney

Medicine & Health
The Kirby Institute

Steve is a research associate at the Kirby Institute. He is a social scientist with expertise in qualitative methodologies. The populations he most commonly works with are gay and bisexual men and people living with HIV. His current research program includes a variety of qualitative studies related to HIV prevention, sexual health, experiences of living with HIV, sexuality, relationships, and community. Steve is a member of the Kirby Institute Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion committee and a member of the UNSW LGBTIQ working group.

Phone
+ 61 (2) 9385 9261
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Chan C; Fraser D; Grulich AE; Philpot S; Vaughan M; Wacher M; Bavinton B, 2022, 'Increased awareness of event-driven PrEP and knowledge of how to use it: results from a cross-sectional survey of gay and bisexual men in Australia', Sexual Health, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/sh22101
    Journal articles | 2022
    Kolstee J; Prestage G; Bavinton B; Hammoud M; Philpot S; Keen P; Grulich A; Holt M, 2022, 'Trust, Familiarity, Optimism, and Pleasure: Australian Gay Men Accounting for Inconsistent HIV Prevention Practices in the PrEP Era', Archives of Sexual Behavior, vol. 51, pp. 2563 - 2570, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-021-02203-5
    Journal articles | 2022
    Murphy D; Philpot S; Brown G; Prestage G, 2022, 'Domestic mobility and experiences of disconnection from sexual health care among gay and bisexual men in Australia: Insights from a qualitative study', Sexual Health, vol. 18, pp. 508 - 511, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH21191
    Journal articles | 2022
    Philpot SP; Mao L; Cifali D; Power C; Templeton DJ; Robinson S; Varma R; Grulich AE; Aung E; Bavinton BR, 2022, 'Stigma Regarding HIV and Sexual Identity as Barriers to Accessing HIV Testing and Prevention Services Among Gay and Bisexual Migrants in Australia', Sexuality Research and Social Policy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13178-022-00769-w
    Journal articles | 2022
    Philpot SP; Murphy D; Chan C; Haire B; Fraser D; Grulich AE; Bavinton BR, 2022, 'Switching to Non-daily Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Among Gay and Bisexual Men in Australia: Implications for Improving Knowledge, Safety, and Uptake', Sexuality Research and Social Policy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13178-022-00736-5
    Journal articles | 2022
    Philpot SP; Murphy D; Prestage G; Wells N; On B, 2022, 'Using social media as a platform to publicly disclose HIV status among people living with HIV: Control, identity, informing public dialogue', Sociology of Health and Illness, vol. 44, pp. 881 - 898, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.13469
    Journal articles | 2022
    Philpot SP; Prestage G; Holt M; Maher L; Haire B; Bourne A; Hammoud MA, 2022, 'Reasons for not Using HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) among Gay and Bisexual Men in Australia: Mixed-Methods Analyses from a National, Online, Observational Study', Behavioral Medicine, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08964289.2022.2033159
    Journal articles | 2022
    Storer D; Prestage G; McManus H; Maher L; Bavinton BR; Ellard J; Jin F; Philpot S; Holt M; Saxton P; Haire B; Murphy D; Hammoud MA, 2022, 'Relationship Between Sexual Behaviors with Non-committed Relationship Partners and COVID-19 Restrictions and Notification Rates: Results from a Longitudinal Study of Gay and Bisexual Men in Australia', Sexuality Research and Social Policy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13178-022-00733-8
    Journal articles | 2022
    Wells N; Philpot SP; Murphy D; Ellard J; Howard C; Rule J; Fairley C; Prestage G; Brown G; Jin J; Kaldor J; Guy R; Grulich A; Mao L; Donovan B; Persson A; Medland N; Clifton B; Hilton P; Hammoud M; Malhotra S; Bastian L, 2022, 'Belonging, social connection and non-clinical care: Experiences of HIV peer support among recently diagnosed people living with HIV in Australia', Health and Social Care in the Community, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13886
    Journal articles | 2021
    Philpot SP; Holt M; Murphy D; Haire B; Prestage G; Maher L; Bavinton BR; Hammoud MA; Jin F; Bourne A, 2021, 'Qualitative Findings on the Impact of COVID-19 Restrictions on Australian Gay and Bisexual Men: Community Belonging and Mental Well-being', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 31, pp. 2414 - 2425, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/10497323211039204
    Journal articles | 2020
    Philpot S; Prestage G; Holt M; Haire B; Maher L; Hammoud M; Bourne A, 2020, 'Gay and Bisexual Men’s Perceptions of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in a Context of High Accessibility: An Australian Qualitative Study', AIDS and Behavior, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-020-02796-3
    Journal articles | 2020
    Philpot SP; Bavinton BR; Prestage G; Grierson J; Ellard J; Duncan D, 2020, 'Exploring Diversity in HIV Research in the Sexual Partnerships of Australian Gay and Bisexual Men', Archives of Sexual Behavior, vol. 49, pp. 2069 - 2080, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-019-01540-w
    Journal articles | 2020
    Philpot SP; Persson A; Prestage G; Bavinton BR; Ellard J, 2020, 'The ‘normality’ of living as a gay serodiscordant couple in Sydney, Australia', Sociology of Health and Illness, vol. 42, pp. 1837 - 1857, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.13171
    Journal articles | 2019
    Prestage G; Mao L; Philpot S; Jin F; Callander D; Doyle M; Zablotska I; Kolstee J; Keen P; Bavinton B, 2019, 'The Role of Age and Homonegativity in Racial or Ethnic Partner Preferences Among Australian Gay and Bisexual Men', Archives of Sexual Behavior, vol. 48, pp. 357 - 368, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-018-1308-2
    Journal articles | 2018
    Philpot SP; Duncan D; Ellard J; Bavinton BR; Grierson J; Prestage G, 2018, 'Negotiating gay men’s relationships: How are monogamy and non-monogamy experienced and practised over time?', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol. 20, pp. 915 - 928, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2017.1392614
    Journal articles | 2018
    Philpot SP; Prestage G; Ellard J; Grulich AE; Bavinton BR, 2018, 'How do gay serodiscordant couples in Sydney, Australia negotiate undetectable viral load for HIV prevention?', AIDS and Behavior, vol. 22, pp. 3981 - 3990, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-018-2247-6
    Journal articles | 2017
    Kolstee J; Philpot S; Grierson J; Bavinton BR; Duncan D; Prestage G, 2017, 'Partnership agreements less likely among young gay and bisexual men in Australia - Data from a national online survey of gay and bisexual men's relationships', Sexual Health, vol. 14, pp. 355 - 362, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH16054
    Journal articles | 2017
    Prestage G; Bavinton B; Callander D; Philpot SP; Zablotska I; Kolstee J; Keen P; Bradley J; Jin F, 2017, 'Australian gay and bisexual men's online preferences about sex with HIV-positive partners', Sexual Health, vol. 14, pp. 221 - 228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH16191
    Journal articles | 2017
    Prestage G; Jin F; Philpot S; Keen P; Zablotska I; Kolstee J; Bavinton B, 2017, 'THE EFFECTS OF AGE PREFERENCES IN SEXUAL ENCOUNTERS AMONG AUSTRALIAN GAY AND BISEXUAL MEN', JOURNAL OF SEXUAL MEDICINE, vol. 14, pp. E300 - E301, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2017.04.448
    Journal articles | 2017
    Prestage G; Philpot S; Zablotska I; Kolstee J; Bavinton B, 2017, 'MASCULINITY, FEMININITY, AND SEXUAL PREFERENCES IN SEXUAL ENCOUNTERS AMONG AUSTRALIAN GAY AND BISEXUAL MEN', JOURNAL OF SEXUAL MEDICINE, vol. 14, pp. E250 - E250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2017.04.241
    Journal articles | 2016
    Philpot SP; Ellard J; Duncan D; Dowsett GW; Bavinton BR; Down I; Keen P; Hammoud MA; Prestage G, 2016, 'Gay and bisexual men’s interest in marriage: an Australian perspective', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol. 18, pp. 1347 - 1362, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2016.1184314
  • Reports | 2021
    Murphy D; Philpot S; Clifton B; Brown G; Ellard J; Rule J; Howard C; Prestage G, 2021, Experiences after HIV diagnosis: Report on findings from a qualitative cohort study of people recently diagnosed with HIV, UNSW, Sydney, Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/bp16-2307, https://d38daa8a-3637-4e26-8260-35afcbee99a9.filesusr.com/ugd/188408_1c4743ef0a194cfcb8a171fe3710fb22.pdf
    Conference Abstracts | 2021
    Murphy DA; Philpot S; Rule J; Ellard J; Howard C; Clifton B; Brown G; Bastian L; Prestage G, 2021, 'HEARD BUT NOT SEEN: EXPERIENCES OF TELEHEALTH BY PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV (PLHIV) IN COVID TIMES', in SEXUAL HEALTH, CSIRO PUBLISHING, Vol. 18, pp. III - III, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000693686000013&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Reports | 2021
    Philpot SP; Aung E; Prestage G; Mao L; Chen T; Varma R; Mciver R; Templeton DJ; Stackpool G; Robinson S; Carmody C; Power C; Grulich AE; Bavinton BR, 2021, Qualitative Interviews with Overseas-Born Gay and Bisexual Men Recently Diagnosed with HIV from Non-English Speaking Countries: Report of Results, The Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney, Sydney Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/3gk3-2z83
    Conference Abstracts | 2021
    Prestage G; Storer D; Maher L; Holt M; Saxton P; Philpot S; Jin F; Bavinton B; Hammoud MA, 2021, 'INTENTIONS FOR FUTURE USE OF PREP FOLLOWING COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS: RESULTS FROM THE FLUX STUDY OF GAY AND BISEXUAL MEN IN AUSTRALIA', in SEXUAL HEALTH, CSIRO PUBLISHING, Vol. 18, pp. IX - IX, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000693686000019&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Presentations | 2021
    Storer D; Prestage G; McManus H; Holt M; Grulich A; Jin F; Degenhardt L; Maher L; Saxton P; Philpot S; Bavinton B; Hammoud M, 2021, 'Relationship between sex with non-relationship partners and COVID-19 notifications and restrictions: Results from a weekly cohort study of gay and bisexual men in Australia', presented at Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference 2021, Virtual, 29 August 2021
    Conference Posters | 2021
    Storer D; Prestage G; Murphy D; Grulich A; Holt M; Ellard J; Bavinton B; Philpot S; Maher L; Jin F; Saxton P; Batrouney C; Hammoud M, 2021, 'Challenges of recommencing HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) use during the COVID-19 pandemic', Virtual, presented at IAS Conference on HIV Science 2021, Virtual, 18 July 2021
    Conference Presentations | 2021
    Storer D; Prestage G; Murphy D; Stephenson N; Philpot S; Maher L, 2021, 'Navigating COVID-19 risk in sexual contexts among gay and bisexual men in Australia', presented at Australasian Sexual Health Conference 2021, Virtual, 29 August 2021
    Reports | 2020
    Chan C; Bavinton B; Hammoud M; Keen P; Philpot S; Holt M; Grulich A; Power C; Prestage G, 2020, The INTO? Study: Report of Results, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5f04f089b1067, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_70148
    Other | 2020
    Philpot S; Prestage G; Holt M; Haire B; Maher L; Hammoud MA; Bourne A, 2020, Erratum: Correction to: Gay and Bisexual Men's Perceptions of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in a Context of High Accessibility: An Australian Qualitative Study (AIDS and behavior (2020) 24 8 (2369-2380)), Springer Science and Business Media LLC, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-020-02836-y
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Callander D; Philpot S; Mao L; Mackie B; Duck T; Cooper C; Vaughan M; Kao S-C; Lewis L; Donovan B; Bourne C, 2019, '"STIS ARE EVERYONE'S RESPONSIBILITY": A NEW CONCEPTUAL MODEL OF SEXUAL HEALTH AMONG GAY AND BISEXUAL MEN', in SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, Vol. 95, pp. A246 - A247, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2019-sti.621
    Reports | 2019
    Callander D; Philpot S; Mao L; Mackie B; Duck T; Cooper C; Vaughan M; Kao S; Lewis L; Donovan B; Bourne C, 2019, ‘My Sex, My Sexual Health’: A Social Study of Sexually Transmissible Infections among Gay and Bisexual Men, https://kirby.unsw.edu.au/report/my-sex-my-sexual-health-social-study-sexually-transmissible-infections-among-gay-and-bisexual
    Conference Presentations | 2018
    Hammoud M; Philpot S, 2018, 'Why are Some Australian Gay and Bisexual Men Choosing not to Initiate PrEP?', presented at International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections (Asia Pacific), Auckland, New Zealand, 01 November 2018, https://az659834.vo.msecnd.net/eventsairaueprod/production-ashm-public/8fb22957a392483588d2b4052a46b028
    Preprints |
    Prestage G; Storer D; Jin F; Haire B; Philpot S; Bavinton B; Saxton P; Murphy D; Holt M; Bourne A; Hammoud M, COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake and Its Impacts in a Cohort of Gay and Bisexual Men in Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3933637

Australian Postgraduate Award (APA)