New Australian survey: Trans and non-binary people's experiences with, and thoughts about, fertility preservation. Open to both trans and non-binary adults, and parents of trans and non-binary children. Full details at link, please share widely
New paper by Stephen Kerry: The Custom of Assault and Rape of Sistergirls and Brotherboys; Australia's Trans and Sex/Gender Diverse First Peoples
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New book: Transgender people and education. 'This book provides a comprehensive account of the educational experiences of students, parents, and educators—both transgender and cisgender—in the context of current debates about the inclusion of transgender people in schools'.
New paper out from Free2B? study: ‘Teacher positivity towards gender diversity: exploring relationships and school outcomes for transgender and gender-diverse students’. Free PDF available at link.
Webinar series to run in early 2018 focused on affirming approaches to working with young transgender people. The use of case studies and small group work will help translate research into best practice. Full information including registration details in link below.
For anyone with friends in the United States, please do share the link to this survey within your networks. The survey focuses on the relationship experiences of trans people living in the US, as a follow up to the previous Australian survey on the same topic
Call for research participants for Australian project on lesbian, bisexual and/or transgender women's relationships with animal companions (i.e., animals who live in the home). Full details on flyer below, please contact Shoshana at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in participating. Please feel free to share widely
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NEW PAPER: Transgender and gender diverse peoples’ experience with family when they transition. Free PDF available.
Seeking Participants: Study of Ageing Transgender People's experiences of health and healthcare provision
Researchers at Curtin University are recruiting trans and non-binary people over the age of 50 years for a study that will explore people's lived experiences of health and healthcare provision throughout Australia. The overall aim is to improve healthcare provider, healthcare legislators, and society’s, understanding of health and support needs.
The research process in...volves each participant engaging in an interview for approximately 1.5 – 2 hours. Interviews will be conducted either online, or in a convenient meeting place agreed by both participant and researcher. Participants can be compensated for travel or internet expenses up to the value of $15.
Contact Kirilee Wood at email@example.com.
Curtin University Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) has approved this study (HREC number: HRE2017-0202).
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If you're over 18, Victorian based, and trans or the par...ent of a trans person, get your voice heard!
The Victorian Government is doing a massive survey on trans and gender diverse health services!
It's your chance to say what's good, what's bad, and what we need more of.
The more trans voices saying what we need, the bigger positive impact we can have for our community!
To complete the survey or find out more visit www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/tgdhealthsurvey
The survey will close on Monday, 28 August.