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Posted 24 May 2021

Writing Themselves In 4

In 2019, the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe University, with support from Rainbow Health Victoria and Rainbow Network, asked 6,418 LGBTQA+ people aged 14 to 21 about their experiences with education, homelessness, harassment, assault, mental health, community connections and more. This is the largest ever study on the experiences of LGBTQA+ young people aged 14-21 in Australia.

The national report includes these findings and recommendations.

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Posted 10 Jun 2020

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.

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Australian Standards of Care and Treatment Guidelines for Trans and Gender Diverse Children and Adolescents

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Posted 19 Jul 2019

Glossary

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

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Posted 18 Jul 2019

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.

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Posted 18 Jul 2019

Safe Schools Coalition Australia: Resources

The Safe Schools Coalition Australia has created a number of useful resources for how to create more inclusive environments in schools for intersex, transgender and gender diverse students.

 

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Posted 18 Jul 2019

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.

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Posted 18 Jul 2019

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.

 

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