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MindOUT Webinar - Sexuality and Gender Diversity in Autism Spectrum Disorder

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 behaviours. The sexual profile of individuals with ASD suggests a higher prevalence of non-heterosexuality and gender-fluidity.

Read more October 11, 2016 7:52 AM

Working with LGBTI People: Elders

Resource for how health practitioners, organisations and service providers can increase inclusive practice to meet the needs of LGBTI Elders. 

Read more October 01, 2016 4:21 PM

MindOUT Webinar - LGBTI People, Alcohol and Drugs and Mental Health

LGBTI people have specific experiences when it comes to alcohol and drug use and mental health.  

Read more September 20, 2016 7:54 AM

MindOUT Youth Project Report

The MindOUT! Youth Project brought together ten LGBT specialist youth services from around Australia to document and celebrate the amazing work they already do with LGBT young people.

Read more August 03, 2016 11:21 AM

Choosing an LGBTI Inclusive Ageing and Aged Care Service

A multipurpose tool to support people who are beginning to access ageing & aged care services. The factsheet provides a series of questions that can help people to decide if a service is LGBTI inclusive.

Read more July 14, 2016 4:10 PM

Annual Report 2015-2016

This is the National LGBTI Health Alliance’s Annual Report for the financial year 2015-2016.

Read more April 13, 2016 10:30 AM

White Paper: ‘Making the Count: Addressing Data Integrity Gaps in Australian Standards for Collecting Sex and Gender Information’

The 2016 Standard for Sex and Gender Variables has yet to incorporate some key recommendations made to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) by the National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance) and participating community organisations.

Read more March 04, 2016 2:52 PM

Resilient Individuals: Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Rights

Equality and freedom from discrimination are fundamental human rights that belong to all people, irrespective of sexual orientation, gender identity or because they are intersex.

Read more September 03, 2015 3:23 PM

The Facts: Elder Abuse and Domestic Violence

This factsheet provides some information for LGBTI elders regarding elder abuse and domestic violence, including a number of contacts to seek additional help. 

Read more June 01, 2015 3:47 PM

Annual Report 2014-2015

This is the National LGBTI Health Alliance’s Annual Report for the financial year 2014-2015.

Read more April 13, 2015 10:25 AM

LGBT Programming for Older Adults: A Practical Step-by-Step Guide

The guide offers aged care providers ideas and tips on planning, choosing a movie, discussion questions and evaluation. These guidelines are easy to customise to meet different clients’ needs.

Read more February 16, 2015 4:05 PM

Employers’ Guide to Intersex Inclusion

This guide for employers, business managers, diversity and HR Professionals aims to introduce intersex and provide practical
assistance to help build intersex inclusive practice. It is mostly aimed at employment practice, but much of the material will also help build inclusive service delivery.

Read more November 01, 2014 6:51 PM

Working Therapeutically with LGBTI Clients: A Practice Wisdom Resource

This manual draws from the consulting room experience of a number of psychologists, psychotherapists and counsellors who have worked with a broad range of sex, sexuality and gender diverse clients.

Read more July 01, 2014 6:08 PM

Nothing for Them

This report is the result of a small study undertaken to explore services and referral pathways, if any, currently available for refugee and newly arrived young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans or those who may be questioning their sexual feelings and/or gender identity.

Read more June 30, 2014 3:27 PM

Going Upstream: A Framework for Promoting the Mental Health of LGBTI People

This document provides a framework to guide the development and implementation of strategies that promote mental health and wellbeing in LGBTI Australians. The document draws on a growing body of Australian and international research and identifies key factors known to influence mental health for these communities.

Read more June 01, 2014 6:33 PM

Championing Inclusion: A Guide to Creating LGBTI Inclusive Organisations

This resource draws on learnings from the Champions pilot project facilitated by MindOUT! in 2013-14. It provides a framework for organisations wishing to instigate a LGBTI Champions project across a diverse range of workplaces and groups, including mental health and suicide prevention services and organisations.

Read more May 01, 2014 6:43 PM

Face the Facts Resource

Face the Facts: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex people was developed by the Australian Human Rights Commission in 2014. The resource provides an overview of what is known about LGBTI people in Australia with a focus on human rights.

Read more May 01, 2014 11:12 AM

Annual Report 2013-2014

This is the National LGBTI Health Alliance’s Annual Report for the financial year 2013-2014.

 

Read more April 13, 2014 9:51 AM

The first Australian National Trans Mental Health Study

The first national trans mental health study was a cross-sectional study of trans people living in Australia in 2013.

Read more January 30, 2014 3:32 PM

Cultural Competency Implementation Framework

This document is designed to support mainstream mental health and suicide prevention services to better provide for LGBTI communities. The aim of the Framework is to ensure that these organisations are better able to recognise, understand and meet the specific needs of LGBTI people.

Read more October 01, 2013 6:59 PM

Inclusive Language Guide: Respecting People of Intersex, Trans and Gender Diverse Experience

Language is inclusive when we use words in ways that demonstrate our respect for how people describe their own genders, bodies and relationships.

Read more July 01, 2013 3:41 PM

LGBTI Data 2013

‘Developing an evidence-informed environment for health policy’ – Discussion Paper 2013

Read more February 01, 2013 4:57 PM

LGBTI Health Alliance Constitution 2012

The LGBTI Health Alliance Constitution 2012

Read more August 25, 2012 3:42 PM

Pathways to Inclusion

This paper provides a framework for providers of mainstream mental health and suicide prevention organisations to better recognise, understand and meet the specific needs of LGBTI people.

Read more May 01, 2012 9:30 PM

Diversity in Health

In April 2012, individuals and organisations from across Australia were invited to participate in a ground breaking National Health Roundtable organised by the National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance) to address the collective priorities for transgender, intersex and other people of diverse sex and gender.

Read more April 30, 2012 3:44 PM

The Bisexuality Report 2012: Bisexual Inclusion in LGBT Equality and Diversity

An important report on bisexuality from the Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance and Faculty of Health and Social Care – The Open University.

Read more February 27, 2012 3:46 PM

Respect My Decisions - It's My Right!

This resource addresses the specific needs of the LGBTI people in relation to planning in advance for the end-stage of life. It explains how you can make your wishes known about your future healthcare, lifestyle, finances and property, in case the time comes when you cannot speak for yourself, and what your options and rights are.

Read more June 01, 2011 2:04 PM



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