Gay community
GLBTQ people
Non-heterosexual people

Report of the Inquiry into anti‑vilification protections

This report recommends that the Victorian government explore options to address online vilification, and makes some additional recommendations to improve Victoria’s anti-vilification laws.

Game to play?

Research highlights that same-sex attracted and gender diverse young people (SSAGD) are at significantly greater risk of mental ill-health than their cisgender peers. This is largely due to discrimination, bullying and prejudice based on homophobia and transphobia they experience on a daily basis in families...

Game on: LGBT+ inclusion in Australian tennis

This study explored the lived experience of LGBT+ participation and engagement with tennis, and a set of recommendations (targeted initiatives) has been developed for Tennis Australia to promote and enact LGBT+ inclusion.

A community perspective: on Human Papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancer among women and trans and gender diverse people

In 2016, Positive Life NSW conducted an anonymous online anal cancer awareness survey targeting women and trans and gender diverse PLHIV, and other HIV-negative women and, trans and gender diverse people across Australia. This survey report outlines the findings.

Honour Project Aotearoa

This report investigated Kaupapa Māori strengths-based understandings of health and wellbeing in relation to takatāpui/Māori LGBTQI-plus communities. The study and its findings are important because little research has been conducted by takatāpui researchers and community collaborators about takatāpui experiences, wellness and wellbeing.
Briefing paper

Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Bill 2020: Bill Brief

The Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Bill 2020 was introduced in the Victorian Legislative Assembly in November 2020. The Bill seeks to introduce new criminal offences relating to change or suppression practices.

Trans and gender diverse people health and social needs assessment: a community survey

This survey aimed to document the current realities of the health and social needs of trans and gender diverse (TGD) people in Australia. This report outlines the findings.
Draft report

Dalarinji – ‘Your story’: preliminary report to community

This preliminary report shows the need to understand the experiences and perspectives of young First Nations LGBTIQA+ peoples living in Australia.

Technology-facilitated gender-based violence: an overview

This paper serves as an introduction to technology-facilitated gender-based violence (TFGBV) and many of the concepts that will serve as the basis for a new research project. Relying on the research done to date on TFGBV, this paper reviews some of the more common forms...
Discussion paper

Sexual orientation and gender identity conversion practices: issues paper

The Tasmania Law Reform Institute is seeking public feedback on possible reforms to Tasmanian law to respond to sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) conversion practices. This issues paper forms the basis for consultation.