A collection of resources to support queer autistic individuals
Research suggests that people who have an autism diagnosis or autism traits are more likely to be transgender than the general population.
One study found the rate to be two to three times higher in autistic people. Also, a larger percentage of autistic people reported their gender as being something other than strictly male or female, compared to other people. 1
The A List has produced a series of videos delivered by Gold Coast Rainbow Communities with the help of young queer autistics and have also collected a number of resources below:
A free peer led group for people 18 and over who identify as neuro-diverse and on the LGBTIQA+ spectrums.
We know who we are
The Parallels of being Autistic and LGBTQIA+. Panel of Autistic LGBTQIA+ people (hosted by Aspect). Discussing what pride means to us, what challenges we have faced in life and how we can all be better allies in school, work and the community.
LGBTQIA+ Inclusive language guide
This fantastic resource was developed by the Victorian government and is helpful to both organisations and individuals. It provides a guide about how to use language respectfully and inclusively when working with and referring to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex, and queer and questioning people.