Category: Data

STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL LGBTI HEALTH ALLIANCE IN RESPONSE TO NEW REVELATIONS AT SENATE ESTIMATES REGARDING THE EXCLUSION OF SEXUALITY AND GENDER IDENTITY QUESTIONS IN CENSUS TEST FORMS

The National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance), the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people (LGBTI) is renewing its calls on the government to include questions on sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status in the… Continue reading STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL LGBTI HEALTH ALLIANCE IN RESPONSE TO NEW REVELATIONS AT SENATE ESTIMATES REGARDING THE EXCLUSION OF SEXUALITY AND GENDER IDENTITY QUESTIONS IN CENSUS TEST FORMS »

CENSUS 2021: SHARE YOUR VOICE WITH OUR TEMPLATE LETTER

The National LGBTI Health Alliance has prepared the following letter template for Members, which calls for the meaningful inclusion of LGBTI people in the 2021 Census. With an impending Government decision on Census topics, now is the time to demonstrate our strong support for our inclusion in the next Census.  Click here to download the template letter Please… Continue reading CENSUS 2021: SHARE YOUR VOICE WITH OUR TEMPLATE LETTER »

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MUST ENSURE LGBTI PEOPLE ARE COUNTED IN THE 2021 CENSUS – JOINT STATEMENT

Click here to download this statement (PDF) Thursday 10 October 2019 The National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance) is the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people (LGBTI) people. Intersex Human Rights Australia (IHRA) is a… Continue reading FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MUST ENSURE LGBTI PEOPLE ARE COUNTED IN THE 2021 CENSUS – JOINT STATEMENT »

JOINT STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF LGBTI INCLUSION IN THE 2021 CENSUS

JOINT STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF THE INCLUSION OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY AND INTERSEX STATUS IN THE 2021 CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING Statement release date: 22 August 2019 To add your organisation’s name to this Statement, please contact Daniel Comensoli via email at daniel.comensoli@lgbtihealth.org.au The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has recently identified sexual… Continue reading JOINT STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF LGBTI INCLUSION IN THE 2021 CENSUS »

Member Survey: LGBTI-inclusive data in the 2021 Australian Census of Population and Housing

We invite you to participate in this brief survey on LGBTI-inclusive data in the 2021 Census. Survey closes: Wednesday 13 June 2018 –> Click here to complete the survey This survey will: Support the National LGBTI Health Alliance to represent the concerns of LGBTI people in an upcoming submission to the ABS in their review… Continue reading Member Survey: LGBTI-inclusive data in the 2021 Australian Census of Population and Housing »

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LGBTIQ Strategy Survey

Please note that this survey has now closed. Please visit www.lgbtihealth.org.au/disabilitystrategy for further information.

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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’ »

QLife: the emerging data story of LGBTI people and populations in Australia.

Data emerging from the QLife project is providing an unprecedented wealth of critical information about the health and wellbeing of LGBTI people and populations in Australia. We are beginning to notice thematic trends, demographics, and population needs. Some of this material raises questions about the common stories told about ‘LGBTI’ people: where do they live?… Continue reading QLife: the emerging data story of LGBTI people and populations in Australia. »

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 »