Rainbow Lounge for Youth (VIC)
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Darebin Youth Services are relaunching their Rainbow Lounge at Northland, a drop in space for LGBTIQ+ young people and their friends and allies, aged 12-18. I t’s an exciting time for young people to join the program as they’ll get to help shape and design the program. There’s also an opportunity for a couple of passionate and skilled young people (12-18yrs) to take on paid leadership roles within the program. If you know anyone who you …
Futures Free From Violence group (VIC)
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The Drummond Street Family Violence Response team is offering a free 12 week group for women and gender diverse individuals who have enacted harm in their family and intimate partner relationships. The group will be held at their Carlton office beginning the last week of March. Find out more here…
Please be a part of Skipping Stone’s Trans Day of Visibility Event
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In recognition of International Trans Day of Visibility on March 31, Skipping Stone will be highlight 24 stories of trans and gender diverse communities, organizations and individuals. Hosted online via Instagram/Facebook live, each hour, on the hour, Skipping Stone will be hosting a short interview of 5-10 minutes with a multitude of trans communities, ideally from around the world. It is their hope to celebrate this day by shining a light and celebrating the resiliency, …
NDIS LGBTIQ+ Communities Hub – Reimagine
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reimagine.today is co-designed with people living with mental health conditions including psychosocial disability. Many of the people involved in reimagine.today have lived experience of the NDIS. They have used their experience to help you better understand the NDIS and the  opportunities for people living with psychosocial disability. These resources were co-designed by people from within LGBTIQ+ communities, with lived experience of mental health concerns, their carers and chosen supports.  The resources on this hub give …
Employment Help for Transgender People (VIC)
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Employment help for transgender people, developed and delivered by transgender people on 23rd and 25th March 2021. A lot of transgender Victorians struggle to maintain stable and consistent work. Transgender Victoria is partnering with Australia’s first LGBTIQA+-specific employment program, Expression Australia, to deliver a seminar specifically aimed at helping transgender people find employment.  At the TGD Job-Ready Seminars, Keira Leike and Natalie Moss – employment experts who are also part of the TGD community – …
Futures Free From Violence (VIC)
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Future Free From Violence (FFFV) groups start at the end of March & are recruiting participants. If you have used violence/force in a relationship & would like to engage with a supported group to work towards making decisions which move away from violence or force contact (03) 9663 6733 or futuresfree@ds.org.au
Victorian LGBTIQA+ experiences with essential services and banks
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The Victorian Pride Lobby wants to hear from the Victorian LGBTIQA+ community to understand your experiences with electricity, gas and water suppliers and banks. This survey is expected to take approximately 3 minutes to complete. All data collected is anonymous and will be compiled into a report that may be shared publicly.  The Lobby is a grassroots, community advocacy group that works towards equality, social justice, and advancing human rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and same-sex attracted …
Eating Disorders (VIC)
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Eating Disorders Victoria established online support groups in 2020 to support the eating disorders community through COVID-19 and they are continuing these groups in 2021. BLOOM is a group exclusively for the LGBTQIA+ community who are experiencing eating disorders. It is a safe space to discuss the dynamic challenges of eating disorders, body image, gender identity and sexuality. You can find out more on the flier here…  Book to attend here…
Research – Name and Gender Update Services
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This research is about your experiences with updating, or considering updating, your name and/or gender information. This research is trans-designed, trans-led, and trans-run. Every participant in the FULL interview (around 15 to 20 minutes long) will receive a $30 gift card for the supermarket or retail outlet of their choice. A quick content warning RE: Mental Health – there is a very brief question on whether you experience symptoms of a mental health condition. To …