LGBTIQ

Report

Exploring the impact of LGBTIQ-affirming health and community care on older gender and sexuality-diverse women's wellbeing and sense of belonging
30 Oct 2018

This research aimed to examine and understand older GSD (gender and sexuality diverse) women’s experiences and needs related to health, aged-care and social support services. In particular, this project sought to explore how access and engagement with services was related to women’s sense of community...

Report

Responding to LGBT conversion therapy in Australia
15 Oct 2018

This report confirms that religious conversion therapy and related practices are pervasive in many faith communities in Australia and causing real harm to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.

Report

7 Sep 2018

At the 2018 Midsumma Carnival held in Melbourne, the Victorian Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby conducted a survey of attendees on LGBTIQ related family violence. There were 267 respondents in this study. The report analyses the community responses.

The Victorian Gay and Lesbian Rights...

Report

24 Jul 2018

This report documents the effects of systemic discrimination on the health and wellbeing of LGBTI people with disability. It is divided into two key sections (Sections 4 and 5). The first reviews the national and international research and policy literatures on the impacts of systemic...

Report

An analysis of existing research
11 May 2018

This research project has been commissioned by the Victorian government in response to needs identified by the Royal Commission into Family Violence.

Report

1 Mar 2018

This research arose out of a meeting of Western Sydney University’s (Western) ALLY network, where anecdotal concerns were voiced about the environmental conditions encountered by sexuality and gender diverse (SGD) students and staff.

Report

13 Feb 2018

The committee wishes to stress that the focus of this inquiry, as per the terms of reference, is not the legalisation of same-sex marriage, but rather to scrutinise the process that the government chose to undertake in order to reach the point where the national...

Report

Report by Senior Constable Ben Bjarnesen - 2016 Churchill Fellow
11 Jan 2018

Internationally, police services, as well as support agencies, deploy a variety of techniques and strategies to address domestic violence in LGBTI communities. Each of these services has their particular strengths and challenges, as explored throughout this report.

Report

Investigating the stress impacts associated with the Australian marriage equality debate during the lead up to the postal survey results announcement
4 Dec 2017

This resource outlines the results of a major survey into the stress impacts associated with the Australian marriage equality debate during the lead up to the postal survey results announcement.

Report

23 Nov 2017

This report reviews the actions undertaken to implement the principles and goals of the LGBTI strategy and considers the success of the strategy – and opportunities for improvement – from the perspectives of stakeholders.

Report

1 Sep 2017

Trans Pathways is the largest study ever conducted of the mental health and care pathways of trans and gender diverse young people in Australia (859 participants). It is also the first Australian study to incorporate the views of parents and guardians of trans young people...

Report

28 Jun 2017

This report looks at international experience with schools-based LGBTI anti-bias programs and makes some practical recommendations for the direction of further research so that effective programs can be agreed upon and implemented in schoolsacross Australia.

Transcript

7 Oct 2016

Australia’s new Human Rights Commissioner, Edward Santow, will use his first year in office to focus on the treatment of people in detention in Australia.

Commissioner Santow said he hopes the Federal Government will soon announce what it intends to do about the Optional...

Audio podcast

9 Jun 2016

Overview

This podcast episode features an interview with Jaz Dawson, a director of the Kaleidoscope Australia Human Rights Foundation .

It discusses an aspect of refugee policy that doesn’t get much media attention: the experiences of asylum seekers trying to escape persecution...

Policy

20 May 2016

When our community values diversity and celebrates difference, all of us benefit. The Greens always have, and always will, stand with our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex communities.

The Australian Greens are a strong voice in our parliament for LGBTIQ rights. We have...

Policy

11 May 2016

Most Australians support marriage equality and the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status) Act 2013 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexuality. However, the Marriage Amendment Act 2004 discriminates on the basis of sex, sexuality and gender by not allowing same...

Policy

11 May 2016

On an international level, Australia performs well regards to its treatment of its LGBTIQ citizens. This standard of treatment does not, however, extend to LGBTIQ asylum seekers in Australia’s care. They routinely face humiliating and unnecessary scrutiny, are outed in front of fellow asylum seekers...

Policy

22 Mar 2016

Right around the world, marriage equality is becoming a reality for many LGBTI couples.

We have an exciting opportunity here – let’s work together and get marriage equality in place.

With the support of the majority of Australians, the time is right for...

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