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NEW PAPER: Transformation of health-care and legal systems for the transgender population: The need for change in Australia

The team at the RCH Melbourne have published a new paper arguing for the importance of increased funding to health care services that support young transgender people, and the need for legal reform to facilitate access to services.

NEW RESEARCH INFOGRAPHIC: Trans and Gender Diverse People and Companion Animals

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NEW PUBLICATION: Assessing patient satisfaction with a multidisciplinary gender dysphoria clinic in Melbourne

A new study reporting on the experiences of 127 people who attended the Monash Gender Clinic over a one month period. Notably, 88% of the people who completed the survey reported satisfaction with the services they received.

NEW PUBLICATION: A trans*gressive life in Queensland jails

A conference paper presented by Belinda Chaplin at the 23rd Biennial Symposium World Professional Association for Transgender Health on the topic of trans* people in correctional services in Queensland.

NEW PUBLICATION: How Australian transgender people view policing

This paper reports on an online survey of 157 transgender Australians in terms of previous interactions with the police and how these shaped perceptions of future treatment quality. The paper can be accessed here.

NEW RESEARCH INFOGRAPHIC: Romantic and Families Relationships of Trans and Gender Diverse Australians

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NEW PUBLICATION: Familial and Romantic Relationships of Trans and Gender Diverse Australians

Researchers at La Trobe University and Flinders University have released findings from a survey of 160 trans and gender diverse Australians focusing on experiences of relationships with families of origin and romantic partners. The paper can be downloaded here.

NEW RESEARCH INFOGRAPHIC: Parenting by Trans and Gender Diverse Australians

Trans & Gender Diverse Parents

NEW PUBLICATION: Victorian Transgender and Gender Diverse Health and Wellbeing Background Paper

This document represents the first stage of a two-part project, and outlines how and why Victorian health services could more comprehensively meet the needs of Victoria’s transgender and gender diverse population”.

NEW PUBLICATION: Discrimination and depression amongst transgender Australians

Researchers at the University of Western Sydney have recently published their findings on Gender-Related Victimization, Perceived Social Support, and Predictors of Depression Among Transgender Australians. The article can be accessed here.