The Passport is a tool to support clear communication between people and organisations on topics related to their genders, bodies, and relationships. This information is critical in a wide variety of settings, including health care, ageing & aged care, police, law, housing and education.
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This issue of LGBTI Health Update focuses on Ageing & Aged Care: Ageing and aged care Transgender Victoria (TGV) reflect on the Aged Care Training Project News From Tasmania: Promoting the National Aged Care Training Package Formation of a new LGBTI Carer Services Network UnitingCare – Authentic commitment to LGBTI Communities: Celebrating and Welcoming Diversity… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.4 No.8, Nov 2014: Ageing & Aged Care »
When trans people’s passports, driver licenses, and national ID cards, do not reflect their gender identity, it can exclude them from fundamental aspects of daily life—like receiving health care, schooling, housing, or a bank account. And it can prevent trans people from exercising basic liberties like the right to vote or freedom of movement… License… Continue reading License to Be yourself, Laws and Advocacy for Legal Gender Recognition of Trans People »
Inside this issue: Articles LGBTIQ! Identities, Intersections, Inclusion and Mental Health – Ruth McNair Resource: Support for people who have attempted suicide Resource: Gay men and Prostate Cancer Courageous Voices of Hope and Transformation: A personal story of mental illness Ageing and aged care LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care Conference National Palliative Care Standards Review… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.4 No.6, Sept 2014 »
Report of the second National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Roundtable.
A review of the ongoing implementation of the National LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care Strategy between 2013-2014.
In This Issue What is consumer directed care? (CDC), and what does it mean for older LGBTI Australians? LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care in perspective Schedule 3: Contractual guidance for the implementation of intersex, trans, and non-binary gender inclusion National LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care Strategy Implementation National Aged Care Awareness Training Project – An… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.4 No.3, Apr 2014 »
The National LGBTI Ageing and Care Strategy provides a strategic framework to inform Australian Government commitment, policy, programs and service development priorities, including resource allocation and the “special needs” status of LGBTI people, as it implements reforms to aged care services.
The first Parliamentary report anywhere on intersex health and wellbeing, which made 15 recommendations to improve the health of people born with intersex characteristics, including changes to clinical practices, scrutiny and national standards, use of non-stigmatising language, and funding for peer support.
Inside this edition: Editorial: Practical health outcomes for LGBTI people in Australia – Warren Talbot Media Release: Family Court improves health care for trans young people – LGBTI Health Alliance ‘Standing Strong’ – workshops for LGBTI mental health – Andrew Shaw Submission on Revised Australian Curriculum Health and Physical Education to Year 10 – LGBTI… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.3 No.7, Aug 2013 »
A submission on the Aged Care (Living Longer Living Better) Amendment Bill 2013.
Intersex, Trans and Gender Diversity Focus Edition: Editorial – Building better health together: why intersex, trans and gender diverse people’s needs are about all of us – Gávi Ansara Reflections from a change agent – Mani Bruce Mitchell Intersex health issues are human rights issues – Morgan Carpenter Focus on… the Philippines – Brenda Rodriguez… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.3 No.4, May 2013 »