Save the date: Health in Difference 2018
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We are excited to announce that a date has been set for the next Health in Difference LGBTI Health Conference! 11-13 April 2018 – Sydney Health in Difference is Australia’s premier conference on the health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer and other sexuality and gender diverse people. This conference brings together community members, community organisations large and small, health practitioners, researchers, academics, policy makers, advocates, and others who are interested in improving …
Research: Living Outside the Binary in Australia
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The LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex) community has faced many challenges but in recent times, there has been increased recognition of lesbian and gay people in Australia. However, people who don’t fit into a binary definition of sexuality / gender (non-monosexual / non-binary) have not reached the same level of recognition. As such, they are more vulnerable to victimisation and, despite evidence to suggest that this group may be the largest within the LGBTI …
New research for trans/non-binary individuals
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Here is a new research for trans/non-binary individuals, who are over 18 years old and living in the UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand to take part in a study exploring emotional experiences, wellbeing and self-care of trans people. Their aim is to improve the quality of health services, in particular psychological therapies, provided to the trans population. Some of the topics discussed in the study include current and past negative experiences and feelings. …
Carers Victoria Research of Victorian Carers of LGBTIQ People
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Carers Victoria are working in partnership with RMIT to undertake research to investigate the experiences of Victorian carers of LGBTIQ people living with mental illness or who have experienced a mental health crisis. Carers are eligible to participate if they are; over 18 years of age have been or currently in a caring role since the 2014 Victorian Mental Health Act was implemented and the person/people they supported are LGBTIQ Please share this information with …
Cote Terra
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  There is a single stall toilet right at the back of the premises near the courtyard, as well as a unisex toilet on the inside of the venue, which is wheelchair accessible.  
Position Vacants at VAC Equinox Gender Diverse Health Centre
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There are two jobs going with the Victorian Aids Council Equinox Gender Diverse Health Centre. They are looking for a General Practitioner and an ATAPS CAREinMIND Clinician. Equinox is a VAC operated health centre that caters exclusively to the Trans and Gender Diverse (TGD) community.  General Practice, Counselling and Care Recovery Co-ordination  services are currently being offered on site.   The primary objective of Equinox is to reduce the barriers that TGD people face in accessing primary …
VAC Alcohol and Drug Services Education Seminar
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  VAC provides alcohol and drug services for people living with HIV and LGBTI communities. As part of this work we offer individual counselling, care and recovery coordination and therapeutic groups. VAC also develops a range of alcohol and drug harm reduction and health promotion tools. At this seminar you will hear from our team about the programs and services we offer, as well as general education about alcohol and drug use within LGBTI communities. Speakers include: …
Team Melbourne
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Team Melbourne evolved from a gathering of Melbourne’s queer sporting clubs in December 2004 to begin planning for involvement in the international queer sporting meets in 2006 (the Chicago Gay Games and Montreal Outgames).  Originally called “Queer Sports Alliance Melbourne” (QSAM), the name was changed early in 2012 to be inline with other city-based groups and be more recognisable. Team Melbourne has emerged for and by Melbourne’s queer sporting clubs in lieu of any other partnership, …