Category: Health and Human Rights

Alliance Member Community

LGBTI Human Rights in Australia – A survey

The National LGBTI Health Alliance & Victorian Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby invite you participate in our online survey about LGBTI Human Rights in Australia. This is your chance to contribute to Australia’s Human Rights Score Card (the United Nations Universal Periodic (UPR) Review).

Reaching Out: Law and Older project

‘Reaching Out – Law and Older’ evolved from a historical perspective of LGBTI history and discrimination and experience working with older LGBTI around their barriers to service provision. The project sought to raise awareness of their rights, link older LGBTI with information, address real and perceived barriers to access, provide basic legal information and empower… Continue reading Reaching Out: Law and Older project »

National LGBTI Health Alliance

Policy Statement: The Medical Necessity of Gender Affirmation

The National LGBTI Health Alliance has approved a new policy on the medical necessity of gender affirmation. Medical gender affirmation is necessary and beneficial for intersex, trans and gender diverse people who seek such intervention on their own behalf. There are many intersex people in Australia who have been subjected to medical intervention without their… Continue reading Policy Statement: The Medical Necessity of Gender Affirmation »

National LGBTI Health Alliance

Media Release: Landmark anti-discrimination laws to promote LGBTI health

Click here to download a PDF of this media release Australia’s LGBTI Health Alliance is celebrating the passage of the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status) Bill 2013 into Commonwealth law last week. “Research shows that discrimination is a factor in many health problems that disproportionately affect LGBTI Australians. Passage of… Continue reading Media Release: Landmark anti-discrimination laws to promote LGBTI health »