School’s out loud with Joy 94.9
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Alice Berkley from Melbourne’s Joy 94.9FM writes: Schools OUT Loud is having a Training Day on Saturday 13 February, 10AM-5PM. Any individual young people who are interested and 15-25 years, LGBTIQ+ or an ally are welcome to book a place. If you have one or two young people who you think might be interested in participating but there isn’t a full group at the moment, this is their chance to participate early! Individual young people …
OMG I’m Trans
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Minus18 absolutely thrilled to announce the launch of their brand new resource OMG I’m Trans! It’s a resource created by young people, for young people, all about growing up gender diverse/trans. Minus18 put everything they wanted to know about growing up gender diverse into a one stop super pack. It’s a collection of answers, info, and advice to questions we were asking ourselves or needed to know as gender diverse young people. Download OMG I’m Trans Visit Minus18
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
Not so straight
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  The Not So Straight website is a resource for young people concerning sexuality and gender. It’s an Australian resource provided through the Gay and Lesbian Counselling service of NSW and MYST (Mountains Youth Services Team) Visit the Not so straight website.
Writing Themselves in 3
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By GLHV Writing Themselves In 3 is the third Australian study on the sexual health and wellbeing of same sex attracted and gender questioning young people. Writing themselves in 3 on GLHV website Download PDF
Safe Schools Coalition resources
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The Safe Schools coalition Victoria has a great set of resources of use to schools and professionals. Note: These resources are mostly gay-and-lesbian related, but they’re definitely useful! Safe Schools Coalition Resources webpage
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 …
Rainbow Network
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Rainbow Network Victoria was set up in 1998 to meet the needs of workers facilitating groups for same sex attracted young people across Victoria, Australia. Members can receive supervision, access to resources, professional development sessions and networking opportunities with over 600 members across Victoria. Visit the Rainbow Network website.