Gay and Lesbian Discrimination, Stereotypes and homophobia

Discrimination as a human rights issue

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Equality
[http://www.hreoc.gov.au/HUMAN_RIGHTS/gay_lesbian/]
Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission

Includes publications:
Same Sex: Same Entitlements
National Inquiry into Discrimination against People in Same-Sex Relationships: Financial and Work-Related Entitlements and Benefits
[http://www.hreoc.gov.au/HUMAN_RIGHTS/samesex/index.html]
Report
[http://www.hreoc.gov.au/Human_RightS/samesex/report/index.html]
[http://www.hreoc.gov.au/Human_RightS/samesex/report/pdf/SSSE_Report.pdf]

Sex Files: the legal recognition of sex in documents and government records
Concluding paper of the sex and gender diversity project March 2009

[http://www.hreoc.gov.au/genderdiversity/sex_files2009.html]

Discrimination and the Law

Lesbian discrimination — Your Rights
[http://www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/lawlink/adb/ll_adb.nsf/pages/adb_lesbian]
Lawlink NSW - formed by the Anti Discrimination Board who's role is promote anti-discrimination and equal opportunity principles and policies throughout NSW

Homophobia as an Issue of Sex Discrimination: Lesbian and Gay Equality and the Systemic Effects of Forced Invisibility
[http://www.murdoch.edu.au/elaw/issues/v3n3/kendall.html]
Murdoch University Electronic Journal of Law

Addressing Discrimination

Not Round Here: Affirming Diversity, Challenging Homophobia
[http://www.hreoc.gov.au/pdf/human_rights/Not_round_here.pdf]
Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission

Gay and Lesbian issues - discrimination [http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Gay_and_lesbian_issues_discrimination?open] The Betterhealth channel - provides health information for Australians and is quality controlled by the Victorian government

Harrassment and discrimination
[http://glrl.org.au/index.php/Rights/Workplace/Harassment-and-Discrimination]
Gay and Lesbian rights lobby

WSRC Resources Include:

What is lesbian discrimination?: proceedings of a forum held by the NSW: Anti-Discrimination Board, 1990

Ainley 'What is she like? : lesbian identities from the 1950s to the 1990s'

BAIRD, Barbara Jean, 1958- The police and you: a survey of lesbians and gay men in South Australia Adelaide, Lesbian&Gay Com'ty Action,1994

BALSAM, Kimberly F. Trauma, stress, and resilience among sexual minority women, Binghamton, NY : Harrington Park, 2003.

Barrett, Catherine My people : a project exploring the experiences of gay, lesbian, … Matrix Guild Victoria Inc, 2008

Kleindienst, Kris (ed.)This is what lesbian looks like: dyke activists on the 21st century Ithaca, N.Y. : Firebrand Books, 1999

Other Resource Centres include:

Darling House Community Library
[http://www.acsa.org.au/library.html]

"the library is particularly useful for people living with HIV/AIDS, their partners, friends and families, it also contains material relevant to gay men, lesbians, bisexual men and women, transgender people, intravenous drug users and sex workers."

Location: Darling House 64 Fullarton Road Norwood SA 5067
Phone:(08) 8334 1606
Open: Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm.

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