Knowledge Hub category: Bisexuality

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Network MindOUT

Network MindOUT Webinar: Nonsuicidal Self-Injury within LGB Communities

Description Why do people self-injure? The urge to cut, scratch, rub, tear and burn our skin seems in direct contrast to our innate instincts of self-preservation and survival. Recent research indicates that some people may be at a greater risk of engagement in nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) on the basis of their sexuality and gender identity…. Continue reading Network MindOUT Webinar: Nonsuicidal Self-Injury within LGB Communities »

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 »

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 »

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 »

LGBTI Health Update

LGBTI Health Update, Vol.2 No.9, Sep/Oct 2012

Inside this issue: Feature Article: Transconference 2012 LGBTIQ Inclusion Strategy: Rainbow Advisory Council Healthy Communities relaunches Rip&Roll safe sex campaign Joint NGO Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee Consumers Health Forum launches: www.ourhealth.org.au Join Network MindOUT! Mental Health Week: Movie Screenings Conferences and Call Outs Call for critique: Sex &/or Gender Diverse Australia (Resource)… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.2 No.9, Sep/Oct 2012 »