Knowledge Hub category: Bisexuality

Resources specifically on bisexual issues.
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National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy

National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy

The National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy is a plan for strategic action to prevent mental ill-health and suicide, and promote good mental health and wellbeing for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people and communities across Australia. This strategy includes recommendations across the breadth of approaches in Australian mental health work including… Continue reading National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy »

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MindOUT Webinar: Brief Introduction to LGBTI Mental Health

This webinar will give a brief introduction to LGBTI people and communities in the context of mental health. All Australians have the right to non-judgemental, culturally appropriate mental health care, however Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people are overrepresented in mental health statistics of anxiety, depression as well as having increased risk of… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Brief Introduction to LGBTI Mental Health »

Three tips for reducing aged care complaints: becoming LGBTI-inclusive

The experience of many Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) people throughout their lifetime often includes rejection, persecution and discrimination. Many older LGBTI people hide their sexual orientation, sex or gender identity on a daily basis because they fear discrimination. The Aged Care Complaints Scheme handles complaints including discrimination experienced by LGBTI care recipients…. Continue reading Three tips for reducing aged care complaints: becoming LGBTI-inclusive »

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MindOUT Webinar: Vikki Sinnott, Practicing Wisdom – reflection, sharing, and self-care

“Working Therapeutically with LGBTI Clients: A practice wisdom resource” provides an outline of the theories, approaches and self-reflective skills that current practitioners think are critical to effective therapeutic work. Vikki Sinnott will discuss issues to explore before working with LGBTI clients, and the ways current practitioners can continue to reflect and review their practice.

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MindOUT Webinar: Mary Rawson, All of Us: bisexual people speak up

Four stories (including mine) from people who identify as bisexual. The stories are as diverse as people tend to be, and highlight the highs and lows of coming to terms with a bisexual orientation. I am also presenting a story I wrote about attending my first bichat (characters changed to protect identity.) The stories show that acceptance from others and self acceptance is crucial to maintaining a sense of well being.

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MindOUT Webinar: Kathryn Wilson, Perspectives from the fence

Using a combination of research, online resources and anecdotal evidence (primarily collated via non-refereed articles and blogs, discussions with peers and personal experience), this webinar will cover people who have the capacity to experience attraction to more than one gender.

LGBTI Health Update

LGBTI Health Update, Vol.3 No.8, Oct 2013

A special edition that focuses on a broad overview of LGBTI Health in Australia in 2013: Summary Of Key Proposals Ageing And Aged Care Cancer Data To Make Decisions About LGBTI Health Disability Intersex, Trans And Gender Diversity Suicide Prevention Mental Health Tobacco, Alcohol And Other Drugs

LGBTI Health Update

LGBTI Health Update, Vol.3 No.5, Jun 2013

Health in Difference special edition: Editorial – Our Bodies, Our Minds -Susan Ditter No longer an optional extra: Doing LGBTI health policy differently – Liam Leonard Lesbians and Aged Care – Anneke Deutsch Intersex, trans and gender diversity plenary transcript: ‘Shared responsibility: beyond representational politics’ – Peter Hyndal QLife: A national integrated LGBTI support service… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.3 No.5, Jun 2013 »