RT @JessJonesAU: What's next after marriage equality? How about no more forced surgery for trans folks to change our birth certificates?…
Here you will find some downloadable resources, as well as links to online and video resources from Australia and Victoria. For lots more medical and other resources, see also the resources listing set up by our good friends at the Zoe Belle Gender Centre gendercentre.com (you will be leaving this site).
If there are other Australian/local resources you believe TGV should link to please contact us by email.
Transgender Victoria respects the right of all people to affirm their gender identity. This right, however, must be considered in conjunction with the need to receive qualified medical advice in, especially in relation to the issues of hormones and surgery.
Whilst there is debate in the trans and associated communities about the guidelines which are best around surgery, it is a major action with real medical risks, such as surgery not achieving the desired results or post-surgery complications.
We also ask people to strongly consider, in relation to the use and supply of hormones the Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981