Useful Links and Resources

Below you will find some of our favourite websites and resources covering sexual diversity, gender diversity and intersex.

 

Minus18

Australia’s largest youth-led LGBT organisation, with mental health support, social networking, and online support and resources.

Website: https://minus18.org.au/

 

Ally Project

This project has been created by transgender and diverse young people and their allies. They hope you can share these resource and encourage schools and youth services to display our posters.

Website: www.allyproject.org

 

The Gender Centre

Services for transgender and gender diverse people, their partners, families and friends. Provides education, support, training and referral resource centre to other organisations and service providers (based in NSW)

Website: http://www.gendercentre.org.au

 

Organisation Intersex International Australia (OII)

Promotes human rights and bodily autonomy for intersex people, and provides information, education and peer support

Website: https://oii.org.au/

 

ACON

New South Wales’ leading health promotion organisation specialising in HIV and lesbian, gay, bisexual and intersex (LGBTI) Health

Website: www.acon.org.au

 

Trans Health SA

Trans Health SA proudly hosts the SA Practitioners List as well as resources for the community to seek support and social engagement.

Website: www.transhealthsa.com

 

Blaze

South Australia’s leading news magazine for LGBTI communities.

Website: http://gaynewsnetwork.com.au/print-titles/latest-issues-0020.html

 

Same Same

Same Same is home both professional and user generated content with lively forums, social networking tools and member profile pages.

Website: www.samesame.com.au

 

LGBTIQ Inclusion Strategy

South Australia’s first ‘LGBTIQ’ inclusion strategy developed by the Rainbow Advisory Council at Department for Communities and Social Inclusion.

Website: http://www.sa.gov.au/topics/citizens-and-your-rights/rights-and-responsibilities/individuals-and-groups/lgbtiq/lgbtiq-inclusion-strategy

 

National LGBTI Health Alliance

National peak health organisation for individuals and organisations that provide health-related programs, services and research focused sexually and gender diverse (LGBTI) people and communities

Website: http://www.lgbtihealth.org.au

 

Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby (GLRL)

National advocates on behalf of the lesbians and gay men, providing referral and educative resources on gay and lesbian rights to the media, policy makers and the community

Website: http://glrl.org.au

 

An array of books and DVDs are available from SHINE SA’s Library and Resource Centre, including a range of books for children and young people.

Titles include:

  • Queer crips: disabled gay men and their stories
  • Married and same-sex attracted: a resource booklet
  • Woman to woman: a guide to lesbian sexuality
  • Butterfly stories, Not waving drowning
  • Loving someone gay
  • Lesbian motherhood: stories of becoming
  • Cancer – an incredible journey: stories of lesbians living with cancer
  • Same-sex attracted and transgender parent: resource booklet
  • The new essential guide to lesbian conception, pregnancy and birth
  • Helping your transgender teen: a guide for parents
  • Opening the door: a mother’s journey when her son ‘comes out’
  • She’s not the man I married: my life with a transgender husband
  • Smashing the stereotypes: what does it mean to be gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender?
  • Supporting transgender and gender creative youth: schools families and communities in action
  • Trans bodies, trans selves: a resource for the transgender community
  • The transgender child: a handbook for families and professionals

Click here for further information on accessing these resources.

 

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