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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Open doors (Brisbane)

Website link

Open doors is a LGBT youth service in Brisbane that provides a variety of support for LGBT young people aged 12 – 18

Mind the Gap

Consumer material

Mind the Gap is a rural and regional community engagement program funded for 2009-2012 by the Department of Human Services Blood Borne Virus and Sexually Transmitted Infections (BBV/STI) Unit.

Sexual Identity School Audit

Health Service Audit

Changing the culture of a school is a large project, especially when it involves creating a school that is supportive and appreciative of sexual and gender diversity, a safe place for those who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or who experience same sex attraction or who don't fit gender stereotypes.

Health Practice of the month

Academic paper, Community

Here is a chance to meet some of the out and proud gay and lesbian health care practitioners that are waiting to look after us (and some who are not gay or lesbian but are on our side).

Coming Out Australia

Website link

This website provides many links to useful resources in Australia which offer support for glbt people. It has an emphasis on coming out

Congratulations to Suicide Prevention Australia


Congratulations to Suicide Prevention Australia on the release of their Position Statement on GLBT Suicide and Self Harm.

Over Not Out


Over Not Out - The housing and homelessness issues specific to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender asylum seekers. (UK)

This report presents ground breaking research into the housing and homelessness issues specific to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) asylum seekers, with particular reference to those living in and
returning to London.

Reporting HIV in Australia: Information for Journalists


This guide for journalists is the third revised edition of a booklet originally published as the HIV/AIDS Media Guide.

Website link

Victoria’s Anti Violence Project is the peak GLBT community organisation leading discussion on violence and its impacts within and against the community.

Sexual orientation and gender identity: national poll shows support for new anti-discrimination laws

Website link

The Human Rights Commissioner, Graeme Innes commented on the recent findings of a national poll, commissioned by Australian Coalition for Equality (ACE).

Country Awarness Network

Website link

Country Awareness Network Victoria Inc. (CAN) is a community based, not for profit, non government membership organisation funded, in part, by the Department of Human Services Victoria (DHS).

Website link

The {also} vision is the creation and celebration of a diverse, strong, safe and inclusive GLBTIQ community which contributes to and is respected by broader communities.

The Global Politics of LGBT Human Rights

Journal article

This special edition of The Contemporary Politics Journal is dedicated to the topic of LGBT human rights.

New gender identity policy - Victorian Government Schools Reference Guide


New gender identity policy is available through the Victorian Government Schools Reference Guide.

Feeling Queer and Blue

Literature Review

FEELING QUEER AND BLUE: A review of the literature on depression and related issues among gay, lesbian, bisexual and other homosexually active people.

Living Longer Living Stronger - Exercise for Over 50s


The {also} Foundation in collaboration with the Council on the Ageing and the City of Yarra, and with sponsorship from Bendigo Bank, is launching an exercise program for over 50s.

The program will start on 7 July 2009 at the Richmond Leisure Centre.

Diversity@Work Awards 2009


Nominations for the 2009 Diversity@Work Awards are now officially open

US President declares June LGBT Pride Month

Website link

In an historic move, President Obama has officially proclaimed June LGBT Pride Month.

Next Steps - a resource for people recently diagnosed with HIV


This booklet covers a range of topics, including treatments and monitoring, transmitting and preventing HIV, safe sex, relationships, sexually transmitted infections, legal rights, health maintenance, women's issues and the stages of adapting after diagnosis.

Your Rights Check List

Fact sheet

In 2008, Commonwealth laws changed to ensure that the children of same-sex couples are recognised in many circumstances.