GLHV online resource library

The GLHV online library has extensive information about GLBTI health and associated subjects. Content is classified by subject area and target audience. If you can't find the item you're looking for, there is also a full-text search option.

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Policing for same sex attracted and sex and gender diverse (SSASGD) young Victorians

Report Cover image

This report presents findings from a research project looking at the relationships between same-sex attracted, sex and gender diverse (SSASGD) young people and Victoria Police

Out & About

Community Out & About

Provided by Switchboard Victoria.

Say it out loud - domestic and family violence in LGBTIQ communities

Website link Say it out loud logo

Say it Out Loud is a web based resource compiled by ACON in NSW. The site aims to "encourage people from LGBTIQ communities to start talking about our relationships.
What is wonderful and unique about them? How can we improve them? What behaviours won’t we, as individuals and as a community, accept?"

United Nations Free and Equal

Website link United Nations Free and Equal


Global Attitudes Survey on LGBTI People

Survey, Website link Global Attitudes Survey on LGBTI People cover

The ILGA-RIWI Global Attitudes Survey on LGBTI People in partnership with Logo is a new year-on-year survey to gather and assess credible data on public attitudes to particular issues related to sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics.

Supporting and caring for transgender young people

Website link Supporting and caring for transgender young people

Supporting & Caring for Transgender Children was produced in partnership between the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians (ACOP).

Supporting Same-Sex Attracted and Gender Diverse Young People of Multicultural and Multifaith Backgrounds

Report Report cover

This Victorian research project involved conducting a case study analysis of the needs of SSAGD (same-sex attracted and gender diverse) young people of multicultural and multifaith (MCMF) backgrounds. Via the experiences and insights of SSAGD MCMF young people, and MCMF community leaders, the report addresses how these needs can be addressed by government, and by cultural and religious communities. Deakin University and the Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council Inc.

What treatment do young children receive for gender dysphoria and is it irreversible?

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This article in The Conversation helps answer some of the questions

Gender help for parents

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This website has been created by Australian parents who have struggled to find information about services and support for issues around their children’s gender identity.

Intersex: Stories and Statistics from Australia

Book Cover: Intersex: Stories and Statistics from Australia

This survey was an independent research project led by Dr Tiffany Jones. The book has been peer reviewed and published by an academic publisher, Open Book Publishers. The strong team of co-authors includes a reference group of community representatives; researchers and academic experts in health and education, including experts in sexual and reproductive health, clinical research, women’s health and public health.

LGBT clients accessing alcohol and drug care - online training

Training Package, Website link

Building sensitivity to LGBT clients accessing alcohol and drug care - An online training module for healthcare providers.

Making a complaint to the Mental Health Complaints Commissioner

Consumer material Mental Health Complaints Commission

The Mental Health Complaints Commissioner (MHCC) has released a new resource for LGBTI communities on the mental health principles and making a complaint.

Update your gender details with the Australian Department of Human Services

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The Department of Human Services website now provides information for customers to update their gender details with Medicare, Centrelink and/or Child Support.

Victorian lesbian, gay, bisexual, gender diverse and intersex people’s participation in cervical cancer screening

Report Image for cervical cancer screening report

PapScreen Victoria engaged the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe University to survey the cervical screening behaviour of people with a cervix who identify as lesbian,

Hiding who I am

Guidelines Cover image of Hiding who I am

'Hiding who I am - the reality of end of life care for LGBT people' is a UK publication which provides useful information for services and LGBT people on accessing and delivering inclusive end of life and palliative care to LGBT people.

Sex Files: the legal recognition of sex in documents and government records

Position paper Sex files

Concluding paper of the sex and gender diversity project.

Australian Government Guidelines on Sex and Gender

Guidelines Australian Government Guidelines on Sex and Gender

The Australian Government recognises that individuals may identify and be recognised within the community as
a gender other than the sex they were assigned at birth or during infancy or as an indeterminate sex and/or gender, and this should be recognised and reflected in their personal records held by Australian Government departments and agencies.

Something for them

Report Something for them - report cover

Something for them: Meeting the support needs of same sex attracted, sex and gender diverse (SSASGD) young people who are recently arrived, refugees or asylum seekers.

Rainbow e-Quality launch

Website link Launch of Rainbow eQuality website June 2016

Online guide providing information on LGBTI inclusive practice launched by Victorian Government - June 2016