QSY: Life Admin Workshop
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Navigating the system as a queer or trans person can be tricky and sometimes doing stuff like filling out paperwork, writing you resume, applying for jobs and finding housing can be stressful. Queerspace Youth (QSY) got the help of some professional queer and trans friends who’ve been there and done that all before. They’ll be discussing tips, resources and practical wisdom to get you sorted. If you have anything in particular you need help with, …
LGBTIQ Carers – Caring for Ourselves
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Do you support a family member, partner or friend living with a disability, physical or mental illness or age-related care needs? Are you better at caring for others than looking after yourself? This workshop explores benefits and barriers to self-care and practical strategies for looking after ourselves as LGBTIQ carers. FREE for LGBTIQ carers or carers of LGBTIQ people. Bookings essential. Please call or email to RSVP by 25 May (quote event number 5603). 1800 …
Queerstories: Melbourne – May
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Join a diverse line up of stars and strangers for a night of queer stories, unexpected tales of lives well lived and battles fought, pride, prejudice, love and humour, hosted by Maeve Marsden. The LGBTQIA community has been sharing stories for centuries, creating our own histories, disrupting and reinventing conventional ideas about narrative, family and community. There’s so much more to being queer than coming out and equal marriage. Featuring Peter Waples-Crowe, Kirsty Webeck, Lisa-Skye, Nevo Zisin, Omar Sakr and …
Transforming the workforce beyond the binary
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While gays and lesbians are enjoying greater acceptance and inclusion, it’s not so easy for others in the LGBTIQ community. Those who don’t confirm to gender stereotypes, aren’t gender binary, or don’t identify with their biological or assigned sex often find employment more difficult to attain. In fact, many encounter distinct barriers rooted in stigma, discrimination and prejudice. To hear how trans and gender diverse people can be better supported in the workplace and why …
Working with transgender and non-binary young people and their parents
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For many young transgender and non-binary people their families, and specifically their parents, are all too often a source of stress, rather than a source of support. In some families, whilst parents may present as affirming of their transgender or non-binary child, in reality their support may be ambiguous, or reluctantly given. As such, family therapist have a key role to play in terms of assisting parents to adopt a truly affirming approach. This workshop …
Getting Safe & Free Online – A workshop for LGBTIQ+ folks
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Join this workshop to talk about the impacts of online abuse and what can be done about it. You have a right to feel safe online! You have a right to privacy! Whether you want to get rid of a snooping ex or gain confidence using social media or collect evidence of online harassment, help is available. Join this workshop to talk about the impacts of online abuse and what can be done about it. Thursday April 26th 100 …