Game To Play?
A research report exploring the experiences and attitudes towards sport, exercise and physical activity amongst same sex attracted and gender diverse young people.
Australian Standards of Care and Treatment Guidelines for Trans and Gender Diverse Children and Adolescents
Australian Trans and Gender Diverse Sexual Health Survey: Report of Findings
ACON: A Blueprint for Improving the Health and Wellbeing of the Trans & Gender Diverse Community in NSW
Navigating Gender Affirmation in the ACT
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Trans & Gender Diverse Employees in the Workplace
Where to Start: Gender Diversity (Brochure)
Sex – the biological characteristics of a person when they are born, including their genitalia, chromosomes, and gonads
Gender identity – the gender with which a person identifies internally
Trans Pathways: the mental health experiences and care pathways of trans young people
Groundbreaking, Australian research on the experiences of trans and gender diverse young people.
Safe and Inclusive Schools ACT: Resources
Safe and Inclusive Schools ACT has created a number of useful resources for how to create more inclusive environments in schools for intersex, transgender and gender diverse students.
Protocols for the Initiation of Hormone Therapy for Trans and Gender Diverse Patients
Established by the Victorian Aids Council (now Thorne Harbour Health) for Equinox Gender Diverse Health Centre, the Protocols for the Initiation of Hormone Therapy for Trans and Gender Diverse Patients provides clinical guidelines for providing information, service and care in a carefully staged format, utilising an informed consent model.
Organisations and Services in the ACT and Australia
The Canberra Inclusive Partnership is made up of lead organisations in Canberra working with the LGBTIQ+ communities, including AGA. These services can provide various support options and assist in linking people with other relevant services.
Minus 18: Trans101 Videos
Minus 18 is a network for LGBTIQ youth based out of Melbourne. Their Trans101 videos provide concise and accessible introductions to what its like to be trans or gender diverse. You might find them useful to describe your own feelings and experiences, and they are also a fantastic resource to send to other people in your life that takes the initial burden and pressure of explanation off of you.
Gender identity discrimination: legal and human rights documents
The documents linked below are products of the ACT Human Rights Commission. They let you know your rights as a transgender person in the ACT and how to identify discrimination.
From Blues to Rainbows: Mental health and wellbeing of gender diverse and transgender young people in Australia
Smith, E., Jones, T., Ward, R., Dixon, J., Mitchell, A., & Hillier, L. (2014). From Blues to Rainbows: Mental health and wellbeing of gender diverse and transgender young people in Australia. Melbourne: The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health, and Society.
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