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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More conversations with queer young people: To be read aloud


This workbook presents a series of transcribed interviews with young people who identify as gay,
lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender or intersex (GLBTI Young People or Queer Young people – QYP) about their life experiences – particularly about their school experiences.

Headspace and AFL Player's Association say No to Homophobia


Headspace (Australia's National Youth Mental Health Foundation) joins forces with the AFL Player's Association (AFLPA) to say no to homophobia.

Ausgender - Trans* Support Group and Website

Website link

Ausgender is a new community based support and social group for the Transgendered and Transsexual community.

“Who is in your family?” A resource kit by Rainbow Families Council

Fact sheet

This resource kit aims to help children, families and early childhood educators start discussions about the diversity of families – including same-sex parented families – who are part of their communities.

International Day Against Homophobia - IDAHO


17th May is IDAHO day. The theme for IDAHO this year is “Speaking about Silence – Homophobia in the Sports World”

Come out to play: the sport experiences of LBGT communities in Victoria


A report on a research project undertaken by Victoria University and Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria and supported by VicHealth.

Beyond Homophobia


'Beyond Homophobia: Meeting the needs of same sex attracted and gender questioning young people in Victoria - A policy blueprint'

Changing Voices - stories of living with HIV

Consumer material

People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) Victoria have launched ‘Changing Voices’, which consists of a book and a DVD produced by the people from the HIV Positive Speakers Bureau.

Breast Cancer Risk Factors among Lesbians: A literature review

Literature Review

This document reviews the literature on breast cancer among lesbians published between the years 1994 and 2009.

Beyond tolerance - Making sexual orientation a public matter (UK)


This policy report by the UK Equality and Human Rights Commission addresses data collection, hate crimes, being out at work, school bullying & access to health care.

Supporting Sexual Diversity in School


In October 2008 the Victorian Department of Education sent a policy document called 'Supporting Sexual Diversity in Schools' to every primary and secondary school principal in the state.

GLBTIQ People Affected by Cancer: An Invisible Group

Conference Paper

A paper presented at the 2007 Health in Difference conference in Brisbane, Australia.

How to Close the LGBT Health Disparities Gap (USA)

Consumer material

Members of the LGBT population continue to experience worse health outcomes than their heterosexual counterparts.

Cervical screening in lesbian and bisexual women: a review of the worldwide literature using systematic methods

Website link

Systematic review to map the worldwide literature in English on lesbians and bisexual women and cervical screening. A total of 2290 papers were
identified in 11 electronic databases and these were supplemented by the ‘grey’ literature.

Assisted Reproductive Treatment (ART) Act 2008 becomes operational

Consumer material

This legislation affects the way the Registry will record and release information on the State's civil registers, including recognition of same-sex parents on Victorian birth and death certificates.

Gender Dysphoria Clinic


Information for GPs, primary care providers and consumers.

Simply Trans


Information on transgenderism and transexuality for young people, their families and support workers.

Well Proud - A guide to GLBTI inclusive practice for health and human services

Health Service Audit

'Well Proud' draws on national and international research on the health and wellbeing of GLBTI people and on guidelines for GLBTI-sensitive practice and service delivery that have been developed here and overseas.

HIV AIDS Positive Stories

Website link

This website offers stories from around the globe by people who are affected by HIV/AIDS.

Transgender People in Australia and New Zealand: Health, Well-being and Access to Health Services

Journal article

This research had its beginnings in an act of trans activism, including a campaign by a
number of trans organizations advocating the need for research dealing with health, wellbeing and access to health services in relation to this population.