As an organisation, Yooralla are continuing our journey to help raise awareness and promote inclusivity and support of LGBTIQA+ people with disability.
We have a number of resources available for people with disability and staff to learn more about how they can support LGBTIQA+ clients and employees.
- Ways to support an LGBTIQA+ person with disability: this poster explains how people with disability who are LGBTIQA+ want to be supported, including a reminder of their rights.
- Being LGBTIQA+: this poster explains more about what it means to be LGBTIQA+ and about the concepts of sexual orientation, sex and gender.
- Supporting LGBTIQA+ people with disability at Yooralla is a factsheet for Yooralla managers and staff to better support LGBTIQA+ people with disability.
- Queer people with disabilities - Our stories, our hopes and how to support us: this poster features stories from the community of LGBTIQA+ people with disability.
- How to support LGBTIQA+ people with disabilities: provides practical advice about ways that staff can support LGBTIQA+ people.
- Making a complaint: provides guidance on where clients can make a complaint.
- Connecting, Getting Support and LGBTIQA+ Rights at Yooralla: explains how clients can get support through various advocacy avenues, peer support groups and Yooralla’s Customer Rights and Empowerment team.
- Rights and Responsibilities: details the laws and conventions that protect LGBTIQA+ people.
- Thorne Harbour Health
- Equinox Gender Diverse Health Centre
- Transgender Victoria
- Zoe Bell Gender Collective
- Rainbow Network
- Rainbow Door
- The Rainbow Network
- Intersex Human Rights Australia
- Intersex Peer Support Australia:
- Video What’s it like to be Intersex?
- GLBTIQ Multicultural directory
LGBTIQA+ Research reportsexpand_more
- Writing Themselves in 4, 2021
- Private lives 3 Report, 2021
- From Blues to Rainbows, 2014
- Australian Human Rights Commission report- Ensuring health and bodily integrity
- Protecting the human rights of people born with variations in sex characteristics in the context of medical interventions, 2021
- Victorian Government- I Am Equal-Future Directions for Victoria’s Intersex community, 2021
LGBTIQA+ disability groupsexpand_more
- Rainbow Rights: Self-advocacy group run by and for LGBTIQA+ people with intellectual disabilities
- Spectrum Intersections: LGBTIQA+ Neurodiverse peer group
- Rainbow Inclusion: A website for LGBTIQA+ people with disabilities
- Our Rainbow Lives Website
- Thorne Harbour Health and Inclusion Melbourne-LGBTIQA+ disability NDIS resources
- Sexuality, Education, Counselling and Consultancy Agency (WA) (not LGBTIQA+ specific)
Research about LGBTIQA+ people with disabilitiesexpand_more
- The Everyday Experiences of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) People Living with Disability Report, 2018
- More than Ticking a Box: LGBTIQA+ People with Disability talking about their lives Report, 2021
- Violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of LGBTQA+ people with disability: a secondary analysis of data from two national surveys. Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, 2022.
- Videos featuring LGBTIQA+ people with disabilities from ‘Advocacy at the Intersections’ project
Documentaries on the Disability rights movementexpand_more
Resources on pronounsexpand_more
- Book -The pronoun lowdown: Demystifying and celebrating gender diversity By Nevo Zisin
- Book - A Quick and Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns by Archie Bongiovanni (Illustrator); Tristan Jimerson
- Video & article - What are pronouns?
- LGBTIQA+ blog with great resources on pronouns: heckinunicorn.com
- Article - What Does It Mean to Identify as Genderqueer?
- Website - TransHub
- Article - WHAT ARE PERSONAL PRONOUNS AND WHY DO THEY MATTER?
- Article - Pronoun rounds, houseplants, and other ways to avoid misgendering a colleague
- Follow @tai.draws on Instagram for lots of informative content about pronouns
- Article - "TRANSGENDER STYLE GUIDE": Avoiding invalidating language traps
- Social Story (also called a Social Script)
A document that uses storytelling techniques to explain new experiences and environments to autistic people through simple language and images.
- Video - What are pronouns?
Want more information?
If you need more information or support as a person with Disability who identifies as LGBTIQA+ please reach out to our CRE Team.