Category: Trans and Gender Diversity

News and articles about issues specifically on transgender and gender diverse issues.
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Lego Figures

White Paper: ‘Making the Count: Addressing data integrity gaps in Australian standards for collecting sex and gender information’

  Dr. Gávi Ansara, Manager of Research & Policy, National LGBTI Health Alliance ©2016 National LGBTI Health Alliance Click here to download a PDF of this white paper   Contents: Introduction: Summary Background Recent events What is data integrity? Why is data integrity important? Data integrity gaps in Australia data collection standards What are the… Continue reading White Paper: ‘Making the Count: Addressing data integrity gaps in Australian standards for collecting sex and gender information’ »

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 »

National LGBTI Health Alliance

Important Reminder: Your experience of the Medicare Benefits Schedule 2014 (Consultation)

Please circulate widely. The Medicare Benefits Scheme administered by the Commonwealth Government has changed the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) several times over the past year to increase inclusion of people with intersex bodies, trans women, trans men, and people with non-binary genders. The Alliance is aware that many individuals have a range of specific concerns… Continue reading Important Reminder: Your experience of the Medicare Benefits Schedule 2014 (Consultation) »

Courageous Voices

LGBTIQ Identities, Intersections, Inclusion and Mental Health

Key points from the MindOut Conference presentation by Ruth McNair June 2014 Click here for more information about the MindOUT! Courageous Voices Conference  The mental health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people is more likely to be worse than that of the general population. Population based results from the Australian National… Continue reading LGBTIQ Identities, Intersections, Inclusion and Mental Health »

David Suchet as Inspector Hecule Poirot

Zie plot thickens!

In honour of Matt Kailey, 1955-2014, whose trans activism and education touched so many lives. Those of you who may not yet be acquainted with Agatha Christie’s fictional Belgian detective Hercule Poirot have a treat awaiting you in the Poirot series. One of the things I have always enjoyed about Hercule Poirot is his passion… Continue reading Zie plot thickens! »

National LGBTI Health Alliance

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 »