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Developing LGBTQ programs for perpetrators and victims/survivors of domestic and family violence

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Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety, 2020 Developed under the guidance of a project reference group comprised of key academics, clinicians and researchers in the areas of LGBTQ theory and practice, domestic and family violence interventions and social work practice, this research highlights the need to support the LGBTQ community in developing readiness to recognise...

Providing safe and remote services to LGBTIQ people due to the impact of COVID-19

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Rainbow Health Victoria, April 2020 We would like to acknowledge the difficult time we all face with the current public health crisis caused by coronavirus (COVID-19). Overall, older people and those with underlying health conditions are more at risk. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) communities are known to have significant health disparities, which might...

LGBTQ Online Forum: COVID-19 & Our Communities

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ACON, April 2020 When: Monday 6 April 2020, 3pm-4.30pm (Virtual Event via Zoom) ACON will be hosting a live online information session to explore coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on sexuality and gender diverse communities on Monday 6 April 3pm – 4.30pm. The forum will include experts from community, public health and medicine, who will talk through issues, answer questions and provide...

TREATY BODIES: FIVE YEARS OF RESEARCH SHOW INTERNATIONAL LAW INCREASINGLY PROTECTS LGBTI PERSONS’ RIGHTS

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ASIA PACIFIC ALLIANCE FOR SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND RIGHTS (APA),  2020 The United Nations Treaty Bodies are an authoritative source of international law, and have steadily contributed to protecting the human rights of LGBTI persons. A review of their activities in 2017 and 2018, released by ILGA World, shows that references to sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex...

Responding to LGBT conversion therapy in Australia: report

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GLHV@ARCSHS, La Trobe University & Human Rights Law Centre, 2018
This report highlights the nature, extent and impact of LGBT conversion therapies in Australia.
The report is designed to help government, support services and faith communities to better respond to those experiencing conflict between their gender identity or sexual orientation and their beliefs.

Download report (PDF) here 

The ‘revolutionary’ programs giving hope to LGBT domestic violence survivors

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ABC News, By Samantha Selinger-Morris Updated Thu 12/07/2018 at 10:32am Studies show people in same-sex relationships experience domestic violence at similar — and possibly higher — rates as opposite-sex couples. But until recently survivors have suffered in silence and worse, been ignored and misunderstood by the health professionals and police who are supposed to help them, because of the...

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