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.

To find an item in the library enter search terms in the fields below. Alternatively, use the Resource Navigator at the top right of the page to find the content you need.

Stop Homophobia Today!

Website link

May 17th is the international day against homophobia 2009.

FTM Australia website

Website link

Australian health information about female-to-male transition aimed at an Australian audience

Lesbian mum's group

Community

The Drummond Street Relationships Centre runs 4 week parenting discussion group to help people work on any aspect of your parenting – come alone or with a partner.

GLHV Kicking Goals!

Consumer material

AFL Victoria have published a brouchure on inclusive practice called 'Australian Football - A Place for Everyone'

Marriage-like relationships, de facto relationships, and Centrelink

Fact sheet

A factsheet produced by the National Welfare Rights Network highlights the impact of the Government's same-sex reforms on Social Security and Family Assistance entitlements

Primary Health Care Project on HIV and Depression

Report

A short report of key findings from the 'Primary Health Care Project on HIV and Depression' is now available online.

Positively Rural

Resource

CAN (Country Awareness Network Victoria) have launched a resource called Positively Rural. Developed for People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), the small booklet brochure provides tips regarding Victorian rural living.

Talking Sexual Diversity - article in Australian Ageing Agenda Journal

Journal article

While the aged care sector has been keen to grasp cultural diversity, sexual and gender differences remain largely undiscussed. But new research and
education developments suggest it’s time to start that conversation.

Sex & Gender Diversity project concluding paper

Report

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

Concluding paper of the sex and gender diversity project. Australian Human Rights Commission

Information for Centrelink Staff

Consumer material

GLHV welcomes Centrelink staff

PLWHA Victoria Outreach

Community

People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) have recommenced the weekly PLWHA Victoria Outreach at the Victorian AIDS Council’s Positive Living Centre

WayOut project cited as best practice example by DHS

Website link

The Department of Human Services highlights the WayOut Project as an example of good practice in community health.

Family Rejection as a Predictor of Negative Health Outcomes in White and Latino Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Young Adults

Journal article

This article examines specific family rejecting reactions to sexual orientation and gender expression during adolescence as predictors of current health problems in a sample of lesbian, gay, and bisexual young adults.

Overview of the Australian Government’s Same-Sex Law Reforms

Website link

The Australian Government Attorney General's Department website now has information on the same sex law reforms.

Lesbian parents raise happy, healthy children according to 22-year study

Journal article

The longest-running study into lesbian parents in the United States has found that discrimination and not the sexual orientation of their parents harms children.

A guide for interaction with health care providers

Consumer material

This GLHV brochure informs people about finding GLBTI sensitive health care providers. This is one of the most popular questions we get asked on our website.

Gay Community Periodic Survey - Melbourne 2008

Report

The Melbourne Gay Community Periodic Survey is an annual cross-sectional survey of gay and other homosexually active men recruited from a range of gay community sites in Melbourne.

Relationships Register

Community

The Relationships Act 2008 establishes a Relationships Register for the registration of domestic relationships in Victoria. Registration will provide conclusive proof of a domestic relationship where such relationships are recognised under Victorian law.