Category: Policy

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Marriage Equality Position Statement

  National LGBTI Health Alliance  The National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance) is gravely concerned about the damaging impact that the national dialogue on the issue of marriage equality is having on our communities.  Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people and their families, are being told to wait while it is decided whether to… Continue reading Marriage Equality Position Statement »

Media Release: LGBTI Health Alliance cautions that new Sex and Gender Standard remains problematic

‘The lack of inclusivity in general population data collection reduces data integrity.’ Download as a PDF On Tuesday, February 2nd, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released the 2016 Standard for Sex and Gender Variables. The 2016 Standard replaces the 1999 Sex standard. The Standard sets national classification categories used by government and government-funded projects… Continue reading Media Release: LGBTI Health Alliance cautions that new Sex and Gender Standard remains problematic »

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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 »

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Research & Policy

The Alliance provides a national voice on policy related to the health and wellbeing of LGBTI people. Our aim is to provide an informed voice, consult widely, be inclusive, and dynamically responsive to the needs of LGBTI populations.

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Schedule 3: Guiding the Implementation of Intersex, Trans, and Non-Binary Gender Inclusion

Click here to return to the menu for the April 2014 LGBTI Health Update By Y. Gávriel Ansara, Senior Health Policy Officer – National LGBTI Health Alliance. Click here to download Schedule 3 In recent years, many LGB organisations have broadened their vision by adding a T for trans and an I for intersex. Adding… Continue reading Schedule 3: Guiding the Implementation of Intersex, Trans, and Non-Binary Gender Inclusion »

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National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Ageing & Aged Care Strategy Implementation

Click here to return to the menu for the April 2014 LGBTI Health Update The Alliance is conducting a project over the next two years that will assist older people by strengthening the capacity of LGBTI organisations to contribute to the implementation of the principles, goals and actions of theStrategy. The Strategy forms a part… Continue reading National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Ageing & Aged Care Strategy Implementation »

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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 »