This position statement from beyondblue asserts that it is clear from research evidence and individual stories of depression and anxiety,that discrimination, exclusion and prejudice are contributing factors to the higher rates of depression, anxiety and self harm which are experienced within gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans1…
Most people in Australia are living longer. Australia's population is ageing, with all of the health consequences that this produces. As well, many of those now beginning to face problems of dementia and Alzheimer's Disease, represent the first generation of people living openly, or semi-openly,…
This research has its beginnings in an act of transgender activism, arising as it did out of dissatisfaction with the capacity of the 2005 Private Lives project (Pitts, Smith, Mitchell, & Patel, 2006, p. 65) to capture the complexity of transgender lives. A central pivot…
As part of the La Trobe University 'Big Fat Idea' series Catherine Barrett filmed her 'big fat idea' for a society that is inclusive of older LGBTI people. This is a great place to start if you want to understand what we do and why…
For community aged care services, understanding and responding to the needs of older gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (GLBTI) clients can be a challenge. Many older GLBTI people hide their sexual orientation or gender identity from service providers because they don’t feel safe. For…
My Story, My People is a resource developed by Val's Cafe in consultation with community representatives and service providers. Based on the My People research report, this resources uses the stories as a tool for service providers to understand the possible perspectives of older LGBTI…
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