QLife
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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 …
Build your own transition path!
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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!
Hormone treatment of children
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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
Sex Files
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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
Service guideline on gender sensitivity and safety
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By Victorian Department of Health A guideline for mental health and alcohol and other drug (AOD) services to provide gender-sensitive care for women, men and people who identify as transgender or intersex. Gender sensitivity and safety website Download PDF Download literature review PDF
Dude Magazine
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Dude magazine is the first collection of queer and trans perspectives on various topics related to trans guys. DUDE was a project that ran from 2010 to 2013. Because it was purely volunteer run, it eventually reached it’s resting point. This isn’t the only reason it ceased production, Jez Pez the Founding Editor felt the purpose of DUDE had achieved it’s goal. Jez Pez wanted DUDE to raise the profile of trans guys. While the project …
Simply Trans
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By WA Gay and Lesbian Community Services The Simply Trans booklet was created by the WA Gay and Lesbian Community Services organisation to explain what the various kinds of transgender expression are. It includes good explanations of what sex and gender are. NOTE: The explanation of cross-dresser, while technically accurate, doesn’t take into consideration that genderqueer people consistently dress in the clothing of the “opposite” sex. The booklet can be downloaded by clicking the link …
Gender Questioning booklet
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By GLHV and Trans Melbourne Gender Project The Gender Questioning booklet was produced by Gay Lesbian Health Victoria with the help of the Trans Melbourne Gender Project. It’s intended for gender-questioning and genderqueer youth, but is useful for people of all ages. The booklet is also available as a printed brochure from Gay Lesbian Health Victoria and the Rainbow Network. Gender Questioning on GLHV website Download the Gender Questioning booklet