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Adelaide LGBTIQ Events - A Community Calendar 

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LGBTI Aged Care Training

On this page, you will find many of the reports and resources used and spoken about in the LGBTI Aged Care Training currently conducted across Australia, and in particular, in the training conducted in South Australia.


Strategies - State and National

SA State Government Inclusion Strategy

• for an introduction to the strategy and its developmental process,  click here

• for the South Australian Strategy for the Inclusion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) People 2014 - 2016  -  click here

• for Including You: A Practical Guide to Engaging with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) Communities and Developing LGBTIQ Inclusive Services  -  click here

National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Ageing and Aged Care Strategy

 for the Strategy,  click here


Inclusive practice guides

Champions of Inclusion: A Guide to Creating LGBTI Inclusive Organisations

• published by the National LGBTI Health Alliance (including an audit tool pp 32-38)  -  for the PDF,  click here

GLBTI-inclusive practice audit for health and human services - The Rainbow Tick

• published by Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria  -  for the PDF,  click here

Including You: A Practical Guide to Engaging with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) Communities and Developing LGBTIQ Inclusive Services

• published in conjunction with the SA Government Strategy  -  for the PDF,  click here

Making your service intersex friendly - a guide

• published by OII Australia - Intersex Australia  -  for the PDF,  click here

Three tips for reducing aged care complaints: becoming LGBTI-inclusive
• published by the Aged Care Complaints Service, part of the Department of Social Services  -  for the article,  click here

We Live Here Too: a guide to lesbian inclusive practice in aged care

• published by Matrix Guild Victoria, 2011  -  for the PDF,  click here

Working with older gay, lesbian and bisexual people - A Guide for Care and Support Services (UK)

• published by Stonewall UK, for the complete PDF,  click here


Studies, surveys, reports and other articles

The First Australian National Trans Mental Health Study

• published by Curtin University of Western Australia, Beyond Blue and Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research  -  for the PDF,  click here

Knowledge about and Attitudes towards End of Life Care for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender People

• published by Southern Cross University, funded by the Law and Justice Foundation of NSW  -  for the PDF,  click here

Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual People in Later Life (UK)

• published by Stonewall UK  -  for the PDF,  click here

LGBTI Survey - key findings

• published by UnitingCare Ageing NSW ACT  -  for the PDF,  click here

LGBTI Training in Aged Care critical

• published by UnitingCare Ageing NSW ACT  -  for the media release,  click here

LGBT older people with dementia should not be forced back into the closet (UK)

• published in The Guardian  -  for the complete article,  click here

Lifting the Lid on Sexuality and Ageing (UK)

• published by Gay and Grey in Dorset, and Health and Care, Bournemouth, Dorset  -  for the PDF,  click here

Mindout Webinar: working therapeutically with LGBTI older adults
• featuring Daniel Parker, a clinical psychologist specialising in providing mental health services within LGBTI communities  -  for access to the webinar,  click here

Talking Sexual Diversity

• article from The Report, by Keryn Curtis  -  for PDF,  click here 

TransPanthers: The Greying of Transgender and the Law

• published by the Deakin Law Review  -  for the article,  click here


Language guides

Inclusive Language Guide: Respecting people of intersex, trans and gender diverse experience

• published by National LGBTI Health Alliance  -  for the PDF,  click here

LGBTQ Terminology (US)

• published by The Safe Zone Project  -  for the PDF,  click here


Sexuality info

Bisexual Alliance (Victoria)

• an alliance of bi chat groups and activism in Victoria  -  for the website,  click here

The Bisexual Umbrella

• for the Bisexual Umbrella image,  click here

Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Map of World Laws

• published by ILGA (International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Network  -  for the PDF,  click here

Sexuality and mental health - info for workers

• published by Head Space and Rainbow Network  -  for the PDF,  click here


Intersex info

'I'm Proud to be Intersex'

• for the original 'Body and Soul' newspaper article on Tony Briffa,  click here

Intersex and ageing

• the text of a speech given on 3 February 2015  -  for the article,  click here

Intersex for allies - How to be a good intersex ally

• for the Intersex for Allies leaflet PDF,  click here

'Intersexion' trailer 

a trailer for the documentary  -  for the trailer,  click here

Organisation Intersex International (OII) Australia

•  OII Australia is an independent support, education and policy development organisation, by and for people with intersex variations or differences. Our work focuses on human rights, bodily autonomy and self-determination, and on evidence-based, patient-directed healthcare  -  for the website,  click here

What It's Like To Be Intersex - BuzzFeed video (US)

• young people talk about being intersex ... and the effects a lack of understanding it can mean. For the video,  click here


Gender info

A Gender Agenda

•  works with all those who do not fit cultural assumptions about the male/female binary, whether because of their gender identity, gender presentation, history or biological characteristics  -  for the website,  click here

The Gender Centre

 an organisation committed to developing and providing services and activities which enhance the ability of transgender and gender diverse people to make informed choices  -  for the website,  click here

Gender identity and mental health - info for workers

• published by Head Space and Transgender Victoria  -  for the PDF,  click here

Transgender Victoria

• educates organisations and workplaces on how to provide better services for trans* people, and seeks ways to provide direct services to the trans* community  -  for the website,  click here

The Trans-Umbrella

• for the Trans-Umbrella image,  click here


General LGBTI ageing and aged care info

National LGBTI Health Alliance

the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people (LGBTI) and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people and communities  -  for the website, click here

'Now and Then'

• a short film presented by Val's Café and introducing some older LGBTI people's stories  -  for the video, click here


Australia’s first national counselling and referral service for people who are LGBTI  -  for the website,  click here

Silver Rainbow Ageing & Aged Care

delivering lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) aged care awareness training to a broad range of staff working in ageing and aged care, students studying aged care and aged care assessment teams nationally  -  for the website,  click here

Sisters and Brothers NT
an advocacy and support group for people of diverse gender, sex and sexuality in the NT  -  for the website,  click here

Val's Café

• a project seeking to improve the lives of older LGBTI people  -  for the website,  click here