This report examines the experiences of LGBTIQ employees at Victoria Police. The report finds that Victoria Police is committed to building an organisational culture that is safe for LGBTIQ employees – but that there still a way to go.
Domestic and family violence is a major driver of homelessness in Australia, particularly for women and their children. This paper focuses on the intersections between these issues, drawing together the research, stories of victim-survivors and service provider wisdom to recommend ways forward.
This health strategy, released by NSW’s leading LGBTQ health organisation, aims to address key health issues and barriers experienced by trans and gender diverse people.
These guidelines have been developed with funding from the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services. They provide practical tips for reporters, editors and news directors on how best to present information in stories where violence is gendered.
This publication compiles data on laws that affect people on the basis of their sexual orientation - a fundamental resource for researchers, civil society organisations, governments and the general public.
Achieving equality for every person in the LGBTIQ+ community.
All Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ+) people have the right to be free from discrimination, have autonomy over their bodies, and access to holistic and comprehensive health services and secure housing. The...
The Sydney Women and Sexual Health Survey (SWASH) is a comprehensive biennial snapshot of the health and wellbeing of LGBTQ women covering issues including sexual and gender identity, sexual health, mental health, cancer screening behaviours and more.
This series of interactive maps provides a global overview of laws relating to same-sex relationships and gender expression.
A report from NSW Upper House committee inquiring into Gay and Transgender hate crimes between 1970 and 2010 calls for the inquiry to be re-established in the 57th Parliament.
Everyone in Australia has the right to access quality, inclusive and culturally safe aged care services that cater to their individual needs and respect their background and life experiences.
The Australian Government has published the Aged Care Diversity Framework and a series of action...
This collated research report is based on formative research from 12 countries across Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and the Pacific. The report identifies dominant and common patterns in the social norms that perpetuate violence against women and girls; and discusses how formative research...
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...
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.
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...
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...
In New South Wales, from the 1970s to 2000, numerous gay men were documented to have disappeared in suspicious circumstances, or were known to have been killed. Smaller numbers of transgender women were documented to have also been killed. These killings are the subject of...
This research project has been commissioned by the Victorian government in response to needs identified by the Royal Commission into Family Violence.
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.
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...
This updated Issues Paper looks at issues faced by the LGBTI community in Western Australia.