A new report from La Trobe University on the mental health and well-being of gender diverse and transgender young people in Australia breaks ground in investigating the strength, resilience, and self-care that gender diverse and transgender young people already show and practise.
"We hoped to collate the ways in which young people cared for themselves so that policy makers, schools, parents, and support services could better support young people, as well as see how gender can be experienced and expressed in a rich variety of ways, and that this is not something that needs to be fixed or problematised," said researchers Lizzie Smith and Tiffany Jones. Read an interview with the researchers
. Download a free copy of the Report: From blues to rainbows.