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Pride in Prevention Messaging Guide: A guide for communications and engagement to support primary prevention of family violence experienced by LGBTIQ communities

Produced by the LGBTIQ Family Violence Prevention Project 2019-2021, an initiative led by Rainbow Health Victoria and funded by the Office for Women in the Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet

Rainbow Health Victoria, Pride in Prevention, Primary Prevention, Family Violence

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Research Matters: Bisexual Health & Wellbeing

This Research Matters aims to address the current state of research relating to bisexual health and wellbeing

Rainbow Health Victoria, Research Matters, LGBTIQ health and wellbeing, Bisexuality

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Research Matters: Trans and gender diverse health and wellbeing

A fact sheet summarising key aspects of research on the health and wellbeing of trans and gender diverse people.

Trans, Gender diverse, Transgender, LGBTIQ, health and wellbeing

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Rainbow Tick standards - A framework for LGBTIQ cultural safety

The Rainbow Tick framework supports organisations to improve the quality of care and services they provide to LGBTIQ service users, staff and volunteers, and in achieving Rainbow Tick accreditation. 

Rainbow Tick, Rainbow Tick accreditation, Rainbow Tick guide, LGBTIQ, LGBTIQ health and wellbeing, LGBTIQ accreditation

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Rainbow Tick accreditation and evidence guide

This supplement to 'Rainbow Tick standards: A framework for LGBTIQ cultural safety' outlines the associated actions and examples of evidence to support Rainbow Tick accreditation standards.

Rainbow Tick, Rainbow Tick guide, Rainbow Tick accreditation, LGBTIQ, LGBTIQ health and wellbeing, LGBTIQ accreditation

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Writing Themselves In 4 - National report

This is the largest ever study on the experiences of LGBTQA+ young people aged 14-21 in Australia. Over 6000 young people participated, this national report includes findings and recommendations.

LGBTQA+, Young People, Mental Health, Wellbeing, Education, Discrimination, Homelessness, Drugs and Alcohol, Disability, School, Tafe, University, Rural, Trans and Gender Diverse, Rainbow Network, Rainbow Health Victoria

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Writing Themselves In 4 - Victorian summary report

This is the largest ever study on the experiences of LGBTQA+ young people aged 14-21 in Australia. Over 1800 participants lived in Victoria, this reports on state specific findings and recommendations

LGBTQA+, Young People, Mental Health, Wellbeing, Education, Discrimination, Homelessness, Drugs and Alcohol, Disability, School, Tafe, University, Rural, Trans and Gender Diverse, Rainbow Network, Rainbow Health Victoria, Victoria

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Writing Themselves In 4 - NSW summary report

This is the largest ever study on the experiences of LGBTQA+ young people aged 14-21 in Australia. Over 1600 participants lived in NSW, this reports on state specific findings and recommendations

LGBTQA+, Young People, Mental Health, Wellbeing, Education, Discrimination, Homelessness, Drugs and Alcohol, Disability, School, Tafe, University, Rural, Trans and Gender Diverse, Rainbow Network, Rainbow Health Victoria, NSW

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Writing Themselves In 4 - South Australian summary report

This is the largest ever study on the experiences of LGBTQA+ young people aged 14-21 in Australia. Over 600 participants lived in SA, this reports on state specific findings and recommendations

LGBTQA+, Young People, Mental Health, Wellbeing, Education, Discrimination, Homelessness, Drugs and Alcohol, Disability, School, Tafe, University, Rural, Trans and Gender Diverse, Rainbow Network, Rainbow Health Victoria, South Australia

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Private Lives 3 National Report

The Private Lives 3 survey provides vital information to better understand and support the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ people in Australia.

LGBTIQ, LGBTIQ Health & Wellbeing, Trans & Gender diverse, Health, Mental health, Discrimination, Violence, Housing & Homelessness, Intersex, Relationships, Disability, Multicultural, Geography

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Research Matters: Why do we need LGBTIQ-inclusive services?

LGBTIQ communities have unique health and wellbeing needs, and developing LGBTIQ-inclusive services improves access and acceptability for LGBTIQ people in health, community services and policy.

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Research Matters: How many people are LGBTIQ?

This Research Matters aims to address the current state of research relating to the number of LGBTIQ people in Australia

Rainbow Health Victoria, Research Matters, LGBTIQ health and wellbeing

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Research Matters: What does LGBTIQ mean?

This evidence brief focusses on the concepts of sex, gender and sexuality and what lies underneath the definitions collected together in the acronym ‘LGBTIQ’.

Rainbow Health Victoria, Research Matters

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Pride in Prevention Evidence Guide

A guide to primary prevention of family violence experienced by LGBTIQ communities, funded by the Office for Women in the Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet.

LGBTIQ Health and Wellbeing, LGBTIQ Family Violence, Family Violence

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Inclusive Practice Matters: Communities of Practice Responding to the Challenges of Covid-19

This issue of Inclusive Practice Matters reports on common questions and challenges around recent experiences in service delivery to LGBTIQ communities in the context of COVID-19 restrictions.

COVID-19, lgbti-inclusive practice, lgbti, lgbti health, coronavirus, community of practice

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Research Briefing Paper: COVID-19: impacts for LGBTIQ communities and implications for services

A briefing paper summarising current research knowledge relevant to understanding how COVID-19 might impact on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) health and wellbeing.

LGBTIQ, COVID-19, health, health care, health and wellbeing, family violence

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Tip Sheet: LGBTIQ Inclusion for COVID-19 Remote Services

Tips for how to help your LGBTIQ+ clients feel welcome and supported when offering services remotely during the COVID-19 outbreak.

LGBTIQ, Inclusive practice, COVID-19, Remote services, health and human services, Rainbow Health Victoria

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Rainbow Tick Accreditation in the time of COVID 19

Rainbow Health Victoria and Quality Innovation Performance (QIP) have put together a list of responses to FAQs about Rainbow Tick accreditation at this time (April 2020)

Rainbow Health Victoria, Rainbow Tick

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Primary Prevention of Family Violence Against People From LGBTI Communities

This research report commissioned by the Victorian government in response to the Royal Commission into Family Violence. Written by Our Watch in partnership with Rainbow Health Victoria.

Family Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, LGBTIQ, Rainbow Health Victoria

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From Blues to Rainbows

A report on the mental health and well-being of gender diverse and transgender young people in Australia.

young people, mental health, Rainbow Health Victoria

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A Closer Look at Private Lives 2

Addressing the mental health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Australians.

Mental Health, evidence-based policy, Rainbow Health Victoria

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Writing Themselves In 3

The third national study on the health and wellbeing of same sex attracted and gender questioning young people

young people, rainbow health victoria

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Writing Themselves in Again

The 2nd national report on the sexual health & well-being of same sex attracted young people in Australia.

youth, young people, ARCSHS

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Affirmative Care for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming People: Best Practices for Front-line Health Care Staff

A best practice guideline for Front-line health care staff working with Trans and Gender Diverse people.

trans and gender diverse, inclusive practice, best practice, health

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Australian Standards of Care and Treatment Guidelines for trans and gender diverse children and adolescents

Australian Standards of Care and Treatment Guidelines aim to maximise quality care provision to trans and gender diverse children and adolescents across Australia.

children and adolescents, young people, trans and gender diverse, treatment guidelines

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Equinox: Protocols for the Initiation of Hormone Therapy for Trans and Gender Diverse Patients

Trans affirmative and person centred protocols for the initiation of Hormone Therapy for Trans and Gender Diverse patients.

trans and gender diverse, inclusive practice

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Guide for media – reporting on gender identity

A guide for the media reporting on gender identity.

media and communications, guideline

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Inclusive Language Guide

An inclusive language guide for respecting people of intersex, trans and gender diverse experience developed for the Victorian Public Service.

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Inclusive Practices for Non-Binary Clients

An inclusive Practice guide for working with Non-Binary Clients.

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A Guide To Sensitive Care For Lesbian, Gay And Bisexual People Attending General Practice

This guide has been designed by to assist GPs, practice nurses and practice staff to be inclusive of and sensitive to lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people from the University of Melbourne

Inclusive Practice, Health Care, General Practice

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Online training module for trans and gender diverse inclusive health care for GPs

This module is designed for GPs and nurses to become familiar with the diverse terminology, experiences, health issues, standards and referral pathways with respect to trans and gender diverse clients

Health care, trans, gender diverse, online training, GPs

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Looking Through the Kaleidoscope

A Guide to Best Practice in Determining Applications for Refugee Status Based on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Grounds.

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Policy and Practice Recommendations for Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Service Providers supporting the Trans and Gender Diverse (TGD) Community

This guide has been designed to support Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Services to provide safe and positive care and support to members of the Trans and Gender Diverse (TGD) Community.

AOD, trans and gender diverse

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Private Lives 2 report

The second national survey of the health and wellbeing of GLBT Australians.

mental health, GLBT, survey, Rainbow Health Victoria

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LGBTI Inclusive Practice Audit Tool

This audit tool can be used by organisations to get a sense of how LGBTI-inclusive they are. The audit tool is built around the six Rainbow Tick Standards.

Rainbow Tick, Inclusive Practice, Audit Tool, Rainbow Health Victoria

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