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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WorkingOUT - a new GLBTI employment service for people with disabilities/mental health conditions

Resource

‘WorkingOUT’ is a free unique employment service hoping to bring a holistic, sensitive and tailored case management approach to its clients.

Help us to demystify some myths on lesbian health!

Fact sheet

IGLA, the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association have designed this project to raises awareness of some misconceptions on lesbian’s health and sexual behaviour that could have life-threatening consequences.

Stand Out: Against Homophobia in Schools (student resource)

Consumer material Stand Out Cover

Stand Out: Against Homophobia in Schools is a package of resources for students to make an impact on homophobia in schools. It includes a 32 page guide booklet, two posters, stickers and a video.

The Knowledgeable Patient: Communication and Participation in Health

Book

The Knowledgeable Patient is an essential guide to a new era
of complex healthcare. Integrating consumer stories and evidence from systematic reviews,

Enough is enough. A Report on Discrimination and Abuse Experienced by Lesbians, Gay men, Bisexuals and Transgender People in Vic

Report

This report is based on questionnaire data collected by a working group of the Victorian Gay and
Lesbian Rights Lobby (VGLRL) between January and June, 1999. Nine hundred and twenty nine
members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities in Victoria

Guidelines for the Primary Care of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People: A Systematic Review

Consumer material

PURPOSE We assessed whether existing guidelines for the primary care of lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) people meet appropriate standards of developmental rigor, and whether they provide consistent recommendations useful for primary care clinicians.

The Health of Sexual Minorities - Public Health Perspectives on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Populations

Book

First concise handbook on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) health

Rainbow Family Tree

Website link

Rainbow Family Tree is a web-based space for sharing our stories of life, love, family and loss…

Injustice at Every Turn - report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey (NTDS) USA

Report

This US report “Injustice at Every Turn,” reveals the depth of discrimination against transgender and gender non-conforming people in a wide range of areas, including education, health care, employment, and housing.

Stigma, social context, and mental health: Lesbian and gay couples across the transition to adoptive parenthood

Consumer material

This is the first study to examine change in depression and anxiety across the first year of adoptive parenthood in same-sex couples (90 couples: 52 lesbian, 38 gay male).

Supporting Sexual Diversity in Schools - A Guide

Resource

This guide is an introduction to make your school a safer space for everyone.

Challenging Homophobia in Schools - A guide for school staff

Resource

Information and practical strategies on why and how to tackle homophobia in schools.

Out and Proud! - 60 Minutes Channel 9

Community

Video clip from the 60 Minutes program on channel 9

Fair go, sport! Promoting sexual and gender diversity

Website link

The Australian Sports Commission has funded the Fair go, sport! project to increase awareness of sexual and gender diversity in sport and to promote safe and inclusive sporting environments.

Coming out to care: gay and lesbian carers’ experiences of dementia services

Journal article, Report

This article reports on findings from a qualitative study, undertaken in England that explored the experiences of 21 gay men and lesbian women who care, or cared, for a person with dementia.

Health in Difference 2010 special journal issue online

Conference Paper, Report

The December 2010 issue of the Gay and Lesbian Issues and Psychology Review (Vol 6, No 3) features papers from the 2010 Health in Difference conference available freely online

From top to bottom - A sex-positive approach for men who have sex with men. A manual for healthcare providers

Health Service Audit

A sex-positive approach for men who have sex with men. A manual for healthcare providers.(South Africa)

Double Trouble? the health needs of culturally diverse men who have sex with men

Report

Multicultural Health and Support Service (MHSS) report from a forum on culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) men who have sex with men (MSM). Forum held in Melbourne in July 2009,

Family Acceptance in Adolescence and the Health of LGBT Young Adults

Journal article

The role of family acceptance as a protective factor for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) adolescents and young adults has not been established.

HIV positive men with HIV negative partners - Auslan video

Video

This Auslan video has information about safer sex between HIV positive men and HIV negative male partners.