Lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and intersex health

Clearinghouse Connector – October 2012

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Private lives 2 : the second national survey on the health and wellbeing of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) Australians Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, 2012

Tranznation : a report on the health and wellbeing of transgendered people in Australia and New Zealand Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, 2007

Primary health care and equity : the case of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex Australians Australian Journal of Primary Health, 2011

Mental health

Mental health, depression and anxiety in same-sex attracted people Beyondblue, 2008

A systematic review of mental disorder, suicide, and deliberate self harm in lesbian, gay and bisexual people BMC Psychiatry, 2008

Sexual health

Lesbian and bisexual women’s sexual health Australian Family Physician, 2009

Transgender women and HIV : a footnote to the epidemicHIV Australia, 2012

Domestic and sexual violence

Coming forward : the underreporting of heterosexist violence and same sex partner abuse in Victoria Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, 2008

Sexual violence and gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer communities Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault, 2012

Access to services

Older lesbians and gays accessing health and aged-care services Australian Social Work, 2007

Lesbian and gay people’s concerns about ageing and accessing services Australian Social Work, 2009

Beyond : ‘we treat everyone the same’ : a report on the 2010-2011 program : How2 create a gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex inclusive service Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria, 2012

Seeking open minded doctors : how women who identify as bisexual, queer or lesbian seek quality health care Australian Family Physician, 2007

Guidelines for services

Service guideline on gender sensitivity and safety : promoting a holistic approach to wellbeing Victoria. Department of Health, 2011

Well proud: A guide to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex inclusive practice for health and human services Victoria. Department of Health, 2009

Related websites

Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria

National GLBTI Health Alliance Australia

DocList: Doctors and mental health professionals recommended by lesbian and bisexual women

International Gay, Lesbian, Trans and Intersex Association

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Retirement Association Inc. Australia

How our Clearinghouse can help you

Women’s Health Victoria’s Clearinghouse has a wealth of information on gender in health in various forms. Our experienced health and information professionals can assist you to access this information.

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