Community Support & Resources
We have compiled some resources and contacts that we hope will support our communities. If you would like to contribute to this list please let us know via the contact page.
The Genders, Bodies and Relationships Passport is a tool to support clear communication between intersex, trans and gender diverse people, and health and social care services. The passport provides important information about a person’s gender/s, body, and relationships in a single location.
Get PrEP’D is an Australian national initiative for gay, bisexual and other men (cis or trans), non-binary inclusive, who have sex with men about PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis).
This factsheet developed by My Aged Care provides helpful information regarding aged care specific to LGBTI elders. Aged care providers must make sure people of diverse gender, sexuality or who are intersex feel safe, included and respected.
GRAI is a Western Australian community-based group with a mission to create a responsive and inclusive mature age environment that promotes and supports a quality life for older and ageing people of diverse sexualities and gender identities.
Sunshine Coast Council provides links to other resources for keeping well and healthy. Healthy Sunshine Coast provides updates for the program.
COTA Victoria offers in-depth guides and resources on a range of topics, including how-to-guides to help LGBTI people to plan an end of life of their choice.
A group-based support program that brings intersex people and family members together with trained mental health professionals and intersex peer workers.
Intersex Human Rights Australia (IHRA) is a national body by and for people born with variations of sex characteristics. We promote human rights and bodily autonomy, and provide information, education, and an online peer support group. We were formerly known as OII Australia.
A film reflecting those still living with HIV after having endured the death of many of their friends and community.
Lesbians Inc Australia supports those who identify as women, women, male to female transgender or trans, or non-binary and all are welcome. Lesbians Inc is inclusive of lesbians, dykes, gays, bisexual, queer, asexual and acknowledges that we may move between these.
This service recognises the difficulties faced by the LGBTI community and seeks to assist the Queensland LGBTI community to gain access to justice through the provision of legal and social welfare services. They also endeavour to provide community legal education activities and resources in order to increase awareness of legal rights and responsibilities for the LGBTI community in Queensland. This includes a Law Reform division that actively advocates for law reform and human rights.
Palliative Care Aged Care evidence for LGBTI Inclusive Care produced by palliAGED.