LGBT

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ACON

Websites
Agencies
Australia
Lower secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Middle secondary
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ACON supports community health, inclusion and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders.

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Gender Spectrum

International
gender
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Gender Spectrum helps to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens.

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Girls like that and other plays for teenagers

Book
Australia
Lower secondary
Upper secondary
Middle secondary
adolescence
body image
emotional literacy
lgbti
puberty
sexting

Topics: sexting, LGBTI, sexual diversity, families, transgender, gender diversity.


Fiction


'Girls Like That' explores the pressures caused by technology when a schoolgirls naked photograph goes viral.

'Banana Boys' is about the challenge of being on the school football team and being secretly gay.

'Holloway Jones' is a about with growing up with a parent in prison.

'Pronoun' is about two childhood sweethearts dealing with the fact that one of them, Isabella, has come out as transgender.


Ages: 13+

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Headspace

Agencies
Australia
Upper primary
Upper secondary
lgbti

Headspace centres act as a one-stop-shop for young people who need help with mental health, physical health (including sexual health), alcohol and other drugs, work and study support. There are over 100 centres in Australia. eheadspace is the national online and phone support service, staffed by experienced youth mental health professionals. qheadspace offers online support for LGBTQIA+ young people.

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Let's talk about sex

Book
International
Teacher
Parent
adolescence
bodies
lgbti
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
sexting

Topics: sex education


Non-fiction


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.


Age: Parents and teachers of pre-teens and teens.

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LGBTI

Western Australia
gender
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The Freedom Centre supports young people (under 26), families and communities to be healthy, happy and informed about diverse sexuality, sex and gender. They host drop in spaces and peer support for young people who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Queer and Questioning.

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LGBTI

Western Australia
help seeking
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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.

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LGBTI

Western Australia
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Inclusive Education WA provide professional development and support for WA schools and staff who want to ensure that their schools environment is safe and inclusive for everyone, including for same sex attracted, intersex and gender diverse (SSAIGD) students, staff and families.

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LGBTI

Western Australia
help seeking
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Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays WA (PFLAG-WA) is an organisation that supports the parents, family members and friends of loved ones who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex. They offer peer support through their phone line and support group meetings.

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Safe Schools Coalition

Australia
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A national coalition dedicated to making schools safer and more inclusive for same sex attracted, intersex and gender diverse young people.