Resources and research

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LGBTI Health Inclusive Language Guide

For basic terms, misgendering, pronouns, health issues, databases, disrespectful language and unintentional misgendering of people. It also includes talking about people's past, bodies, relationships.

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Snapshot of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Statistics for LGBTI People

Although many live healthy and happy lives, research has demonstrated that a disproportionate number of people in the LGBTIQA+ community experience poorer mental health outcomes and have higher risk of suicidal behaviours than their peers.

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Headspace resource library

Headspace have a good range of fact sheets and resources on Sexuality and Gender mental health and wellbeing in their resource library.

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Headspace resource glossary

Check out this comprehensive glossary of gender diversity and sexuality terms provided by Headspace.

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Families Like Mine

A Beyond Blue multimedia guide that offers practical advice to families of young gender diverse people, same-sex attracted and bisexual people, and those who are questioning their sexuality or gender identity.

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LGBTI National Health Alliance

The LGBTI National Health Alliance discusses linking LGBTI health to human rights.

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LGBTIQA+ mental health

Beyond Blue have resources on the impact of discrimination, harassment and violence on LGBTI mental health.

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Australian Human Rights Commission

The Australian Human Rights Commission has in depth consultations and recommendations into the human rights of LGBTIQA+ people and their communities.

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LOTL (Lesbians on the Loose)

LOTL is a Sydney free to street magazine catering to the lesbian market in New South Wales and nationally. Published monthly.

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Sydney Star Observer

This is the website for the Sydney Star Observer, a weekly gay and lesbian community newspaper for NSW. Although the newspaper is Sydney-based, it is distributed right across Australia, and is filled with useful community contacts.

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