Survey: Sex & Intimacy During COVIC-19
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Researchers at the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe University are seeking participants to complete a survey about how people are using technology in their sexual and intimate lives during the COVID-19 social distancing periods. If you currently reside in Australia and are aged 18 years or older, you are invited to participate in the survey. To find our more … This research has La Trobe University HREC Ethics …
Trans Suicide Peer Support (NAT)
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Discharged is a new support group providing suicide peer support for trans, gender diverse and gender questioning people online. It is the ONLY trans suicide peer support group in Australia. You can join their free weekly online peer support activities right across Australia, including via phone call. They provide an alternative approach to supporting people who experience suicidal thoughts, feelings and actions. The group has been operating for two years and facilitators are highly trained …
3CR Community Radio
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3CR community radio is focused on community inclusion, participation and cohesion in order to build a better world. During the current restrictions 3CR are broadcasting from home. Amongst the diverse programs there are three queer programs you can tune into:Out of the panIn ya faceQueering the air
TRANSform: An Australian Longitudinal Gender Health Study
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TRANSform, is a trans-led research study with one goal: to improve the health and wellbeing of transgender including non-binary and gender diverse (TGDNB) people over time. Open to any Aussies aged 16 or over with a gender that is different from what was assigned to you at birth. It’s longitudinal, not a once-off, and it’s dynamic, so surveys change from year-to-year depending on what is relevant to you. How has isolation and COVID affected you? …
Research into Gender Hierarchy in Australia
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Seeking transgender men, transgender women and non-binary participants (and allies) for a research project to help map the gender hierarchy in Australia, including the Trans/Non-binary communities as discrete gender groups, and then investigate if there are links between position on the hierarchy, perceived gender-related discrimination, and self-esteem. As there is limited trans-research in genera, and even less into the non-binary community, my hope is to be able to help expand that body of knowledge relating …
LGBTIQA+ Carer Group
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Are you currently providing unpaid care for your parents, partners, siblings, housemates?  Are you looking to connect with others in a similar situation? This Carer Group is for LGBTIQA+ people who provide unpaid care and support to others. After a successful pilot program last year, we are looking forward to delivering the program in 2020. queerspace, Carers Victoria and City of Melbourne want to know what your needs are in the context of COVID 19 and social isolation.  …
IDAHOBIT Patchwork Project
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Creative Circles Art Therapy, with the support of several LGBTQIA+ organisations, are inviting people who identify as LGBTQIA+ or from the rainbow community to contribute a patch to to a wall hanging. The finished product will be included in exhibitions and donated to community groups for display to show diverse stories in collective spaces. There will be a Zoom event providing support and inspiration to create and an opportunity to share on May 17 to …
TGD Change of ID Information Session
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To help celebrate IDAHOBIT, LGBTIQ Legal Service invite you to join members of the TGD community and representatives from Births, Deaths and Marriages, for a practical info session on the new reforms to the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1996. These important reforms, which were implemented on May 1, remove the barriers for Victorians wanting to change the record of sex in their birth registration.  Date And Time: Mon., 18 May 2020 @ 1:00 …
Birth Record Changes (VIC)
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The Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria (BDM) has worked with the TGD community to implement reforms to the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1996. Starting May 1st 2020, barriers have been removed for Victorians wanting to change the record of sex in their birth registration. Forms available here: Adult Victorian born Adult born outside Victoria Child Victorian born Child born outside Victoria Fact sheet general Fact sheet children Fact sheet supporting statement for …