Knowledge Hub category: Research and policy

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Growing Up Queer

The Young and Well CRC, with partners the University of Western Sydney and Twenty10, releases ‘Growing Up Queer: Issues Facing Young Australians Who are Gender Variant and Sexuality Diverse’. More than 1000 young people aged between 16–27 years of age participated in the national research study, with almost two-thirds reporting homophobic or transphobic harassment or… Continue reading Growing Up Queer »

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Private Lives 2

Private Lives 2 (PL2) is a report on the second national survey of the health and wellbeing of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) Australians. The first Private Lives (PL1) was released in 2006 and was, at that time, the largest survey of its kind conducted anywhere in the world. In 2011, 3,835 GLBT respondents… Continue reading Private Lives 2 »

Submission to inquiry on airport and aviation security

The Australian Government has made impressive strides to reduce discrimination faced by LGBTI populations, including the addition of sexual orientation, relationship status, gender identity (including gender history, gender expression, and gender-associated characteristics), and intersex status to the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (the SDA). The SDA prohibits both direct and indirect discrimination in the administration of… Continue reading Submission to inquiry on airport and aviation security »

License to Be Yourself

License to Be yourself, Laws and Advocacy for Legal Gender Recognition of Trans People

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 »

From blues to rainbows

From blues to rainbows

A report on the mental health and well-being of gender diverse and transgender young people in Australia.

LGBTI Health Update

LGBTI Health Update, Vol.2 No.4, Apr 2012

Inside this issue: Alliance News Notes from the General Manager Board Report Health Policy Report MindOut! Report Funds Available: Men’s Health! LGBTI Health News Transgender Women and Hiv: A footnote to the epidemic GLHV director Anne Mitchell steps down. Launch of Private Lives 2 Report Conferences and Call Outs Member Information

LGBTI Health Update

LGBTI Health Update, Vol.1 No.6, Dec 2011

Inside this issue: Call for Comment: Consolidation of Commonwealth Anti-Discrimination Laws Transgender Day of Remembrance: A Day of Sadness – and Celebration Report by Sujay Kentlyn – Health Policy Officer MindOUT! update Working Paper: Estimates of the Australian Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex (LGBTI) Populations Alliance Board Report National LGBTI Ageing Roundtable – the… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.1 No.6, Dec 2011 »