LGBTI

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ACON

Agencies
Websites
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
LGBTI
sexual diversity
intersex variations

ACON supports community health, inclusion and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders.

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Gender Spectrum

International
gender
LGBTI
gender diversity

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

Books
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Australia
adolescence
body image
emotional literacy
gender
LGBTI
sexual diversity
gender diversity
puberty
friendships
bullying
sexting

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.

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Headspace

Agencies
Support services
Upper primary
Upper secondary
Australia
adolescence
help seeking
LGBTI
mental health
relationships
families
friendships
sexual

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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Inclusive Education WA (IEWA)

Agencies
Professional development
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
LGBTI
sexual diversity

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.

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Let's talk about sex

Books
Teacher
Parent
International
adolescence
bodies
contraception
LGBTI
puberty
reproduction
families
safer sex
sex education
sexting

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.

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Living Proud

Agencies
Presenters/Workshops
Support services
Professional development
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
help seeking
LGBTI
sexual diversity
gender diversity

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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Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays WA (PFLAG-WA)

Support services
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
help seeking
LGBTI
sexual diversity
gender diversity

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
LGBTI
sexual diversity
gender diversity

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

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Sexual Healthy Quarters (SHQ)

Agencies
Presenters/Workshops
Support services
Clinical services
Professional development
Programs
Social media
Websites
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
adolescence
contraception
diversity
help seeking
LGBTI
relationships
safer sex
sexual health
STIs and BBVs

Sexual Health Quarters (SHQ) provides a comprehensive range of clinical, counselling, educational and training activities around sexual and reproductive health. Services include: STI testing, unplanned pregnancy counselling, contraception counselling, professional development, education sessions. SHQ can partner with your school to deliver RSE sessions on: respectful relationships, diversity in sex, gender and sexual identity, bodies and reproductive systems, safer sex and STIs, contraception, unintended pregnancy, sexting and porn, and more.

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The Freedom Centre

Agencies
Support services
Lower primary
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
gender
LGBTI
sexual diversity
gender diversity

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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Trans Pathways Summary Report (2017)

Research and reports
Teacher
Parent
Australia
adolescence
LGBTI
gender diversity
mental health

The mental health experiences and care pathways of trans young people in Australia. Summary report of survey findings.

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Western Australian AIDS Council (WAAC)

Agencies
Presenters/Workshops
Support services
Clinical services
Professional development
Social media
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
LGBTI
sexual health
STIs and BBVs

WA AIDS Council (WAAC) provides a wide range of services dedicated to the prevention of HIV, and the treatment and care of people living with HIV and AIDS. WAAC provides: professional development, presentations and workshops for students, a needle exchange program, and various resources.