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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Coming Out Alone


A report from Western Australia assessing the needs of same same sex attracted youth, their families and service providers in Western Australia

Writing Themselves in Again 6 years on


This is the second national report on the sexuality, health and well-being of same sex attracted young people in Australia.

Opening the Door?


Exploratory research into lgbt young people’s access to supported
accommodation in Queensland

Not Just a Friend - Best Practices: Health and Mental Health Care (UK)


This publication outlines best practices for lesbian, gay and bisexual health and mental health care in the United Kingdom, with examples focused on lesbian and gay elders. An 11-page PDF brochure from the Royal College of Nursing and UNISON. (public service union)

Submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee


Submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee, Inquiry into the Age Discrimination Bill 26/8/03 Canberra from Dr Jo Harrison, Gerontologist, University of South Australia

Sexual Exclusion – Homophobia and health inequalities: a review (UK)


This report, published by the UK Gay Men's Health Network, highlights the diverse range of health issues affecting lesbians, gay men and bisexual people living in the UK.

Healthy People 2010 LGBT Companion Document (USA)


In 2000 sexuality orientation was recognised for the first time as a social determinant of health in the U.S. 10-year public health plan ‘Healthy People 2010'. This report is the first-ever comprehensive document on the state of LGBT health in the US.

Produced by the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA)it lists specific recommendations in the following areas: quality health services, mental health, public health infrastructure, HIV, immunization and infectious diseases, tobacco, injury and violence prevention, and substance abuse.

Not yet equal - Report of the VGLRL Same Sex Relationships Survey


Compiled by Ruth McNair, Nikos Thomacos

This survey documents the experiences of people in same sex relationships within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) communities in Victoria.

Research as empowerment? Report of a series of seminars organised by the Toronto Group (UK)


Edited by Bec Hanley for the Toronto Seminar Group "(":

This review of the involvement of service users in the development of an ‘evidence base' for health and social care, including guidance on good practice for researchers and research funders.

This publication summarises discussions that took place at a series of seminars held around the UK to discuss a number of key issues:

Improving the Access and Quality of Public Health Services for Bisexuals


Although sharing some common concerns with both gay/lesbian and heterosexual persons, bisexuals also have specific experiences and needs regarding health and wellness that need to be researched and addressed.

San Francisco Human Rights Commission on Intersex (pdf) .


The San Francisco Human Rights Commission's report of its investigation into the medical treatment of children with intersex conditions.