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Genders, Bodies, and Relationships Passport

The Genders, Bodies & Relationships Passport at a glance Multipurpose document that presents critical information about a person’s gender/s, body, and relationships in a single location. Developed in collaboration with Alliance Members and populations in response to community requests. Assists with integrating federal anti-discrimination legislation on gender identity and intersex status into people’s everyday practices. Convenient Format: A6… Continue reading Genders, Bodies, and Relationships Passport »

Call for Applications: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Board Advisory Group

The Alliance is forming an ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Board Advisory Group’. The purpose of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Group is to advise the Board of the Alliance in: identifying and periodically updating Alliance priority policy areas for engagement; augmenting existing Alliance consultation mechanisms by providing information and insights regarding the… Continue reading Call for Applications: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Board Advisory Group »

Health in Difference 2015

In their own words: Reports from HiD2015 Scholarship Holders

A major focus of the Health in Difference conferences is inclusive practice. Many of the people who hold important knowledge about our populations and communities have faced multiple forms of disadvantage, and/or perhaps are geographically isolated. The scholarship program helps to ensure that a wide diversity of voices are heard at each Health in Difference –… Continue reading In their own words: Reports from HiD2015 Scholarship Holders »

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2015 Rainbow Research Survey

SURVEY NOW CLOSED. Click here to complete the survey now! Calling all data collectors and researchers in Australia! Have you ever been involved in … collecting information about any people in Australia in formal or informal contexts? designing, conducting, and/or analysing general population research? designing, conducting, and/or analysing research with specific populations? If you said… Continue reading 2015 Rainbow Research Survey »

In red: Kathy Noble at the first national intersex, trans, and gender diversity roundtable (2012).

Vale Kathy Anne Noble (1934-2015)

To have Trans people recognised as people, and not freaks. To have laws that are easy to comprehend and that make life easier for Trans people.” Kathy Anne Noble The Alliance acknowledges with sadness, the passing of prominent trans* activist and community member Kathy Anne Noble. Kathy was a tireless and courageous campaigner for trans*… Continue reading Vale Kathy Anne Noble (1934-2015) »

Decades of Discrimination

Many older people have faced prejudice and discrimination throughout their lives. This is especially true when people have bodies, genders or relationships that challenge society’s understanding of what is considered to be the ‘norm’. In this context, the acronym LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex) is used. Imagine you are a person that is… Continue reading Decades of Discrimination »

Health in Difference 2015

9th National LGBTI Health Conference – Health in Difference

  A flagship conference of the National LGBTI Health Alliance, Health in Difference 2015 brings together the most comprehensive and diverse collection of community members, community organisations large and small, health practitioners, researchers, academics, policy makers, advocates, and others who are interested in improving the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing of LGBTI people. Visit the conference… Continue reading 9th National LGBTI Health Conference – Health in Difference »