6th National survey of Australian secondary students and sexual health (2018)
The 6th National Survey of Secondary Students and Sexual Health was carried out in 2018 and involved over 6000 Year 10, 11 and 12 students from the Government, Catholic and Independent school systems from every jurisdiction in Australia.
Learning resources mapped to Australian Curriculum. Includes: videos about the human body, viruses, bacteria.
An organisation supporting community health, inclusion and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders. Funded by NSW Ministry of Health.
Alex. I'm intersex here's what that means. Minus18
Minus18 is an organisation tackling social isolation, education and advocacy, and youth empowerment of LGBTQIA+ young people. This story is by Alex who is intersex.
Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society
A centre for social research into sexuality, health and the social dimensions of human relationships based at La Trobe University, Melbourne.
Australian standards of care and treatment guidelines for transgender and gender diverse children and adolecents
Australian Standards of Care and Treatment Guidelines aiming to maximise quality care given to trans and gender diverse children and adolescents across Australia.
Australian volunteer enterprise to support and advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBQTIA+SB people.
Challenging gender stereotypes in the early years: the power of parents
This paper provides an overview of survey findings and discusses the key results within the context of international literature on early childhood, gender and development, and parenting.
Family Planning Victoria (FPV)
Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout Victoria. Includes a section on school programs.
First Steps: supporting and caring for transgender children
A 32 page PDF booklet that is edited and produced by The Gender Centre Inc. It contains information on shared stories, tips for parents, disclosure and what parents can do for the child and for themselves in relation to transgender children.
Gender Spectrum helps to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens.
Guide to supporting a student to affirm or transition gender identity at school
A guidelines developed by Inclusive Education WA outlining how to support a student to affirm their gender. Inclusive Education WA was defunded in October 2020.
Handbook for parents - consortium on the management of disorders of sex development
A handbook for parents with children who have intersex variations.
I think I might be transgender: a booklet made by and for transgender youth
A 22 page booklet that covers topics including what it means to be transgender and other questions such as 'What does it mean to be transgender" and "Am I normal".
Inclusive Education WA (IEWA)
NB: Funding for Inclusive Education WA (IEWA) ceased in October 2020. IEWA previously provided professional development and support for WA schools and staff who wanted to ensure that their schools environment were safe and inclusive for everyone, including for same sex attracted, intersex and gender diverse (SSAIGD) students, staff and families. Work is currently underway to help address the gap in this area. Please use the 'contact us' feature if you require support in this area in the meantime.
Issues Paper: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex (LGBTI) children and young people
Paper by the Commissioner for Children and Young People on gender and sexual diversity.
Let's talk about sex
Biological and psychological information about sex: from puberty and conception to birth control and STIs, including sections on the body, families and babies, and sexual health. New edition includes expanded information on internet, texting safety, contraception and LGBT.
LGBTIQ+ inclusivity school climate assessment
An assessment tool developed by Inclusive Education WA to assess the environment of the school for the safety and inclusive of LGBTIQ+ students and staff. Assessment tools for staff, administration and students.
Living Proud is a non-profit organisation that provides support, information and resources to the WA lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, other sex, sexuality and gender diverse community. Services include: peer counselling, telephone counselling, professional development and lived experience forums.
On the number of intersex people
This article reviews available data on the number of intersex people, and the complications involved in data collection.