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.

Tips for providing paps to Trans Men

Fact sheet

A check list for health practitioners providing pap tests for trans men.

Sexuality Diversity Tool Kit - Int'l Planned Parenthood Federation

Health Service Audit

This online resource provides a checklist for assessing staff attitudes and knowledge with regard to providing health care services to sexually diverse people.

Standards. Organisations Valuing Diversity (Benchmarking for quality health services to LGBTI populations)


These practice standards written by the Women's Health Action Network for Diverse Sexualities (WHANDS) are aimed at improving
public health service delivery for LGBTI individuals and populations and to provide a
benchmark for other providers and consumers in the development of welcoming,
culturally appropriate and responsive care.

Is Your "T" Written in Disappearing Ink? A Checklist for Transgender Inclusion

Health Service Audit

This question-and-answer fact sheet was written specifically for LGBT aging organisations and programs to help them measure how well they include transgender people and issues in their work.

Small Effort, Big Change


Small Effort, Big Change produced by Wiltshire and Swindon Men's Sexual Health , is a comprehensive booklet which details simple measures to help gay and bisexual men to feel more comfortable when discussing their sexuality and sexual health with general practitioners and general practice staff

Tips for Health Care & Social Service Providers Working with Transgendered People

Educational material

Recommendations for health providers on working with transgendered patients and clients. Produced by U.S organisation Gender Education and Advocacy (GEA), the document contains brief and straight forward advice on working sensitively with gender variant people.

Community Standards of Practice for Provision of Quality Health Care Services to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients

Educational material

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health Access Project is a collaborative, community-based program funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH). The Project's mission is to foster the development and implementation of comprehensive, culturally appropriate, quality health promotion policies and health care services for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered (GLBT) people and their families.

Creating GLBTQIA-Inclusive Forms


This guide is meant for anyone who is creating a form, survey, or other information gathering tool. Too often, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, questioning, queer, intersex, asexual, and ally (GLBTQIA) identified people are forced
to make difficult choices on the forms they fill out – choices that put them in boxes, make them uncomfortable, and don’t accurately describe their lives.

What's Out There?! Supporting Same Sex Attracted and Transgender Young People

Fact sheet

This resource is a tool to assist service providers access information, purchase resources or provide internet links to young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)
or are questioning their sexuality and/or gender identity.

Talking about sexual identity with older men

Journal article

How do social workers begin to talk about sexual identity when conducting assessments with older men? This paper focuses on work with older gay men and highlights the importance of talking about sexual identity in order to prevent it being rendered invisible.

Creating safe clinical environments - GLMA (USA)

Educational material

Suggestions for assessing GLBTI access to clinics. Produced by the US national body Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA). GLMA is the recognised authority in LGBT health in the U.S.

Is Your "T" Written in Disappearing Ink?

Fact sheet

A Checklist for Transgender Inclusion ( Glendale, Wisc.: Transgender Aging Network, 2001); 4 pages. (pdf)