Links

Links

Websites

Intersex Society of North America (ISNA)
www.isna.org
 
The Intersex Society of North America (ISNA) is devoted to systemic change to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries for people born with an anatomy that someone decided is not standard for male or female. They provide resources for people seeking information and advice about atypical reproductive anatomies and intersex conditions.

TrueSelves
www.trueselves.com
 
Message board for young people (generation X and Y) who are transitioning.

T-Vox
www.t-vox.org
 
Resources and information on transsexualism, intersex conditions, gender theory, legal and medical issues. The site also has a message board.

The Chameleon Society
www.chameleonswa.com
 
Social and support group for crossdressers, transsexuals, their partners and other people and businesses involved with the transgender community. The group is based in Perth, Western Australia.

Transsexual Road Map
www.tsroadmap.com
 
Lots of useful information on the process of transition.

Zoe Belle Gender Centre
www.gendercentre.com
 
Aims to support and improve the health and wellbeing of Victoria's sex and gender diverse population. Features a useful resource directory.

Lynn Conway - Computer Scientist, Electrical Engineer, Inventor
www.lynnconway.com
 
Lynn Conway's inspirational website. Be sure to check out the success stories of the many trans men and women who have shared their experiences on this site.

AIS Support Group Australia
http://home.vicnet.net.au/~aissg/
 
The Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (AIS) Support Group Australia is a peer support, information and advocacy group for people affected by AIS and/or related intersex conditions, and their families.

FTM Australia
www.ftmaustralia.org
 
FTM Australia is a community-based network providing resources and health information for all men (identified female at birth), their family members (partners, parents, siblings and others), healthcare providers and other professionals; including government and policy makers.

The Gender Centre
www.gendercentre.org.au
 
The Gender Centre offer a wide range of services to people with gender issues, their partners, families and friends. They also act as an education, support, training and referral/resource centre to other organisations and service providers.

LGBT Bunbury
www.lgbtbunbury.com
 
LGBT Bunbury is a social group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in Bunbury and surrounding regions.

KO-TIP: Kids of trans and intersex parents
ko-tip.com
 
Support for children of transgender, transsexual and intersex parents.

 

Support Services

Perth Inner City Youth Service (PICYS)
 
PO Box 1062
West Leederville WA 6901
 
Ph: 9338 2792
Fax: 9388 2793
Email: picys@westnet.com.au
 
PICYS provide medium to long-term support and accommodation for young people aged 16 to 25 who would otherwise be homeless. PICYS staff are well informed about TTI issues and are trained to provide young people with specialised support, TTI-specific resources and referrals to medical professionals.

True Colours Program
 
GPO Box B74
PERTH WA 6838
 
Ph: 1300 663 298
Email: truecolours@unitingcarewest.org.au
Web: www.unitingcarewest.org.au
 
The True Colours program aims to promote safe and inclusive rural and regional communities where young people with a diverse sexuality and gender, their families and friends are supported and affirmed. This program offers support to young people who are coming out as well as educating the community services sector and community members about the impact of homophobia and heterosexism on these young people, their families and friends.

Freedom Centre - Perth
 
93 Brisbane Street
Perth WA 6000
 
Ph: (08) 9228 0354 (during opening hours)
Ph: (08) 9482 0000 (during business hours)
Fax: (08) 9482 0001
Email: info@freedom.org.au
Web: www.freedom.org.au
 
The Freedom Centre provides peer support services, information, referrals and a safe social space for young people (under 26) who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, intersex, queer and questioning their sexuality or sex/gender. Freedom Centre runs a drop-in session especially for trans and gender diverse young people, called GenderQ on the 1st Thursday of each month, 5-8pm. Trans and gender diverse young people are also welcomed at all other sessions.

Gay and Lesbian Community Services
 
2 Delhi St
West Perth WA 6005
 
Ph: (08) 9486 9855 (administration phone/fax)
Ph: (08) 9420 7201 (counselling line)
Ph: 1800 184 527 (counselling line country areas)
Email: admin@glcs.org.au
Web: www.glcs.org.au
 
Gay and Lesbian Community Services provides telephone counselling and other support services for people with diverse sexuality and gender.

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
 
PO Box 354
Northbridge WA 6865
 
Ph: (08) 9228 1005
Email: perth@pflag.org.au
Web: www.pflagwa.org.au
 
PFLAG provides support for family and friends of gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans people as they strive to understand, accept and embrace their loved one.

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