If you’re looking for a medical practitioner to help with gender related issues you’re facing, the ANZPATH (The Australia & New Zealand Professional Association for Transgender Health) website might be of use. The link below takes you to the ANZPATH directory of specialists in each state of Australia. Find medical practitioners in your state Note: No guarantees they understand Genderqueer or Gender Variant people though.
The Sydney Gender Centre have created In My Shoes, a video about the experience of trans people.
Queer Youth Group @ Macedon Ranges Health Youth Clinic Are you 12 to 21 years of age, and identify as same-sex attracted, bisexual, intersex, transgender, gender diverse, queer, questioning or ally? Do you live, work, study or recreate in Macedon Ranges? If so, we would love you to join our fortnightly queer youth social and support group! The group will be held every fortnight on a Wednesday from 4pm-6pm, starting on the 8thof June at …
QLife is Australia’s first nationally-oriented counselling and referral service for people of diverse sex, genders and sexualities. QLife provides nation-wide, early intervention, peer supported telephone and web based services to support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people of all ages. You can speak with a counsellor on the phone, to chat with someone online, or even to start the conversation and get some ideas from us via email. Visit the QLife website Phone Support …
By The Freedom Centre The Freedom Centre operates a Tumblr onto which they add great material, like the Build Your Own Transition Path image, which you can download from the link below. FC Yeah!, Build your own transition path!
By Marian Pitts, Hunter Mulcare, Samantha Croy, Anne Mitchell, Sunil L. Patel, Murray Couch This research has its beginnings in an act of transgender activism, arising as it did out of dissatisfaction with the capacity of the 2005 Private Lives project to capture the complexity of transgender lives. A central pivot in the concerns of the transgender communities about health services is that of recognition. Download PDF from GLHV
By Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne Doctors from the Royal Children’s Hospital Gender Clinic in Melbourne have written this article for the Medical Journal of Australia regarding hormone treatment of children and adolescents. The objectives were to study the effects of hormones in this group of people and report findings. Medical journal of Australia Hormone treatment GID in children article Download PDF
By Vikki Sinnott Written in 2005 by Vikki Sinott, this discussion paper summarises the literature regarding the treatment, assessment and care of transgender people and people with transsexualism; and outlines possible program enhancements that would contribute to the development of best practice. Discussion paper webpage Download PDF
By GLBTI Rights In Ageing Inc Research indicates older GLBTI people are likely to be disadvantaged in the aged care sector due to their sexuality. GRAI (GLBTI Rights in Ageing Inc) has a great deal of research on GLBTI experiences and best practices for ageing people. View GRAI research here View and download “Gender is just part of who I am”
By Australian Human Rights Commission In May and June 2008, the Australian Human Rights Commission sought the views of the sex and gender diverse community about the most pressing human rights issues facing their community. The Sex Files download site