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The logo is a white heart shape with the words “Our Health Matters” written in black, purple and yellow.  The Queensland Council for LGBTI Health (QC) logo is included underneath in black, purple, and yellow. On the top lefthand side of the heart there are 5 light blue tabs and on the righthand side of the heart there are 5 light pink tabs.

Intimacy Guide

Choosing what language best suits and represents our diverse community is never a finished or final process. Only fairly recently have we seen resources from interstate and on a national level targeted at Trans, Gender Diverse and Non-Binary communities, and historically we have not been seen in every day health messaging. We saw a national Australian Transgender and Gender Diverse Sexual Health Survey conducted in 2018, which provided data to what community had been saying for a very long time, which was further confirmed in data from the Private Lives 3 and Writing Themselves in 4 reports. However, we have noticed that a lot of the resources targeted to our communities are from international sources, and this doesn’t always reflect the needs and preferences of the community in a local way. There also isn’t a defining list of terms accepted by everyone when talking about sexual activities or genitalia, regardless of where the resource is written and by whom. This resource aims to talk about our bodies, sexual and intimacy activities and safer sex in a respectful and relatable manner. We apologise if we have used language that may not reflect your identity or presentation, so please feel free to use your own terms as we want this resources to be useable.

: There are 15 people of varying genders and expressions standing together, representing some of the diversity that we have within our Trans, Gender Diverse and Non-Binary Communities. There is a person with a guide cane and someone in a wheelchair.  The front row of people is wearing outfits with colours that are reflective of Trans, Non-Binary, Genderqueer, Agender and Genderfluid communities.



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