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 »
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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 »
Free online LGBTI Aged Care training for all workers in the aged care sector. A convenient online module designed to give staff an introduction to the core principles of working in an inclusive way with older lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and interesex (LGBTI) people. Available to organisations throughout Australia. This training covers the basics and… Continue reading LGBTI Aged Care Training e-Learning Module »
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 »
A submission to the Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee Inquiry on Domestic violence in Australia.
A framework document to combat discrimination against same sex attracted people in sport. This resource is provided by www.outonthefields.com
LGBTI Youth in focus In This Issue New Horizons for QLife: Innovative youth connections through technology and media Zoe Belle Gender Centre: Youth service providers training on sex and gender diversity Supporting Sexual and Gender Diversity in Schools – Safe Schools Coalition Victoria 20,000 and counting: ReachOut.com’s work in supporting LGBTQI young people online across… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.4 No.2, Mar 2014 »
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
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 »
Inside this Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Focus Edition: Editorial – Barry Taylor Misgendering is a Mental Health Issue – Y. Gavi Ansara Health in Difference 2013: Mental Health Stream MindOUT! Webinar Series Calendar Mental Health and Suicide Prevention for LGBTI People: Projects and Initiatives InsideOut: Queensland LGBT Mental Health Support and Promotion Campaign –… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.3 No.2, Mar 2013 »
A submission on the Exposure Draft, Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012 (Cwth).
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 »