Pronouns: Resource: Language for identity

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The language used to affirm the identities of trans and gender diverse people is constantly evolving, but it is a vital part of how we show our respect and support.

The Parents of Gender Diverse Children (PGDC) have created a selection of terms that might be helpful. Teens and young people in particular are always coming up with new terms and ways to refer to themselves, so this list is ever changing and not exhaustive.

Read more about the language here.

Resource: Tasmanian Gender Service

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The Tasmanian Gender Service (TGS) is for children and young people (Up to 18 years), and their families, who are experiencing gender related issues. It is a specialised service which offers help for families living in Tasmania. They also work closely with the Gender Service at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne and link in with other specialist gender services across Australia.

Learn more about the Tasmanian Gender Service here

Resource: How to update your gender status on formal documents in Tasmania

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Justice Connect has provided a resource for trans and gender diverse young people and their families to understand how to update their gender status on formal documents in Tasmania.

This fact sheet answers some common questions trans and gender diverse young people, and their families, have about self-identification on formal documents.

Choices around self-identification should be respected. By reading this resource you will get a better understanding of the options in Tasmania.

Learn more about how to update your gender status here

Resource: twenty10

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Twenty10 incorporating GLCS NSW works with people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse, intersex, questioning, queer, asexual and more, LGBTIQA+ people and others of diverse genders and sexualities, their families and communities.

They have a “gender diversity crash course” available through their website, for folks who have trans people in their lives.


View the crash course here