We're thrilled to announce that Birth Certificate Reform has passed in Victoria!
This is a huge step forward in fairer access to accurate documentation, equality, and recognition for trans and gender diverse people in our state!
We’re proud to have been part of achieving this change, and thank the many across our community who fought hard for change and progress.
But what does that mean for trans and gender diverse people? When does the change it come into effect? Who's eligible? When can I apply?
We've got you covered! Check out our Birth Certificate Reform Fact Sheet: http://tgv.org.au/reformfacts
Targeted sources of support for the adult trans, gender diverse, non-binary and intersex community in Victoria.
Bisexual Alliance Victoria Inc. is a non-profit volunteer-run organisation dedicated to promoting the acceptance of bisexuals in LGBTI and mainstream society, providing a fun, safe space where bisexuals can meet, make friends, and talk about their experiences, and informing the bisexual community about relevant news and opportunities for activism.
gc2b is a trans-owned company based in Maryland. They provide accessible, comfortable, and safe binding options designed by trans people, for trans people.
Intersex Human Rights Australia is an independent support, education and policy development organisation, by and for people with intersex variations or traits. Their work focuses on human rights, bodily autonomy and self-determination, and on evidence-based, patient-directed healthcare.
The VGLRL mission is to change society to achieve equality, human rights and social justice for lesbian gay bisexual transgender and intersex Victorians. This includes laws and regulations but also the relationships within and between every neighbourhood and institution of society.
Free anonymous telephone and web based counselling, information and referral service for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer community.
Minus18 aims to improve the health and wellbeing of, and provide a safe environment for, same-sex attracted and gender diverse young people in Australia, seeking to empower them to feel comfortable and confident in their sense of identity and assisting them to grow as happy, healthy individuals well into the future.
Ygender is a peer led support and advocacy organisation for trans and gender diverse young people. We were established in 2010 by a group of trans young people who realised that our community needed an autonomous space to support each other and advocate for our rights.