As many as 33% of women and 11% of males had children in a survey of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) individuals. The 2011 Australian Census recorded similar numbers, yet it is thought that few healthcare providers receive explicit training to enhance services to the GLBT community.
This resource gives professionals valuable insight into how best to work with same-sex parented families, such as:
- some of the more prevalent myths, the evidence-based truth and the implications for healthcare providers
- common terms relating to this community
- the things they value in healthcare providers and services
- tips for working effectively with same-sex parented families.