Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental lifelong condition that is characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. The sexual profile of individuals with ASD suggests a higher prevalence of non-heterosexuality and gender-fluidity. Research findings indicate that mental health concerns are amplified for autistic individuals who… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Sexuality and Gender Diversity in Autism Spectrum Disorder »
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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 framework document to combat discrimination against same sex attracted people in sport. This resource is provided by www.outonthefields.com
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 »
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 »
Inside this issue: Alliance News Introducing: Andrew Ewing Health Policy Report MindOUT! Report LGBTI Health News Bivisibility: What a difference a year can make! The Bisexuality Report DivdersiTEA to sponsor the Alliance Booze Bit Me: Tackling Excessive Alcohol Consumption The Safer Schools Project Research Conferences and Call Outs Member Information
This report outlines some of the central challenges faced by bisexual people and communities. Although written for a UK audience, this report is broadly relevant to Australian government, practitioners, and policy-makers who are seeking to develop best practice while supporting the health and wellbeing of bisexual people.
Health in Difference: Doing Diversity – Special Issue of Gay and Lesbian Issues in Psychology. Issues include bisexuality, intersex, trans and Indigenous inclusion, health research challenges, and lesbian sadomasochism.
This pioneering research examines the expectations that both heterosexual and gay people have about getting older and underlines how their experiences differ. It demonstrates that older gay people are not accessing the services they need and are genuinely afraid about who will support them as they age. This report provides a compelling evidence base for… Continue reading Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual People in Later Life »