Department of Human Services

Research

Young People

Growing Up Queer: Issues Facing Young Australians Who are Gender Variant and Sexuality Diverse - 2014 (PDF 2.5 MB) - published by the University of Western Sydney and the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre. This paper aims to capture the experiences of young people who identify as gender variant and sexuality diverse across a broad range of issues such as identity, health and wellbeing, education, technology, and access to services.

Building an Inclusive Workplace

Building LGBT-Inclusive Workplaces Engaging Organisations and Individuals in Change - 2009- a Canadian report that provides useful ideas and guidance on building an LGBTI inclusive workplace and its many benefits.

Health and Wellbeing

Dementia, Lesbians and Gay Men - 2009 (PDF 18.5 MB) - this research paper provides important insight into the experiences of dementia from the perspective of lesbians and gay men.

Beyond: We Treat Everyone the Same - 2012 (PDF 559.8 KB)- this report documents the achievements of a program run by Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria that assisted health and human services organisations to develop more inclusive  practices for clients. The report highlights some of the positive work by program participants to effect change in their organisations.

Well Proud - A Guide to GLBTI Inclusive Practice for Health and Human Services - 2009 (PDF 408.3 KB) - draws on national and international research on the health and wellbeing of GLBTI people. It also discusses guidelines for GLBTI-sensitive practice and service delivery that have been developed here and overseas.

Primary Health Care Project on HIV and Depression - 2009 (PDF 498.1 KB) - a short report of key findings from the 'Primary Health Care Project on HIV and Depression'.

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