Event: Kyneton Pride (VIC)
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Kyneton Community House is really excited to be hosting an online Pride event called Get your Pride ON! this April. They need your help. They are seeking suggestions on who your Aussie icons might be. Who really floats your boat? Who would you love a Q&A session with? So maybe a speaker or performer or otherwise fabulous person who you love and look up to. Here is a link to a super short survey to …
tilde Film Festival Wants Volunteers
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tilde Trans and Gender Diverse Film Festival is currently calling out for applications to join our team of volunteers in 2021, for next year’s festival and beyond! If you’re looking to contribute to community, expand your own, or have always wanted to experience the other side of the curtain, they’d love to have you apply to join their crew. Find Out More Key roles are currently available in leadership, marketing, programming and operations, with additional …
SA: Better Together Conference 2021
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The Equality Project is holding their 4th national conference, Better Together in Adelaide on 18-19 June 2021 at the Adelaide Convention Centre. The purpose of this conference will be to provide a platform to share ideas and experiences and build bridges between diverse LGBTIQ+ communities and to facilitate a conversation about LGBTIQ+ rights in Australia. Find out more about the conference here… There are also a series of training sessions being held in the lead up to the …
New Resources to Support Trans People After Sexual Assault Released
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ACON has launched a digital animation resource, Here & Now, to support to trans and gender diverse people who have experienced sexual assault. Sexual assault affects the lives of many trans people, and it can be a difficult thing to talk about, or seek help for. Here & Now can help with some of the practical information, and point you in the direction of help and support. Here & Now comprises of four animations, five new TransHub …
Survey on Dimensions of LGBTIQ+ Identity, and its Associations with Prejudice and Health
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The research project investigates the different aspects or dimensions of LGBTIQ+ identity and how they relate to experiences of prejudice and overall health and well-being. Specifically, this research study aims to explore how LGBTIQ+ individuals evaluate the importance of their identity to their overall sense of self, and whether or not this evaluation impacts how LGBTIQ+ individuals experience stigma, prejudice, discrimination, health, well-being, and other identity-relevant processes. We have found that the LGBTIQ+ community has …
Want to join Bushrangers Basketball?
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Want to join Australia’s largest LGBTIQA+ basketball club? The Bushrangers Basketball are adding more teams in 2021 across Australia.  Their club’s focus is inclusion (allies are very welcome). Can’t catch? Can’t throw? They’re the club you’ve been looking for! They welcome those who haven’t felt safe to play before (and also skilled basketballers who might be tired of being yelled at to ‘make the shot’). Sometimes just turning up and trying something new is the win. …
Campaign: Speaking Up Speaks Volumes
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For LGBTIQA+ people then allies in north, west and central Melbourne. Contact Jo (details at end) “Speaking up speaks volumes” We are looking for community leaders and influencers to help us speak up for a more inclusive society. Our research shows that 49% of people in our region believe they live in an inclusive society, with 52% feeling supported by their local community. That is not enough. We want to reduce the barriers, so that …
New Group: Trans Masc 18+
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A new group, Trans Masc 18+ has been created that has been created to be a safer space to have discussions where they can be of a mature nature. Trans Masc 18+ is a space for those assigned/presumed female at birth but who identify as gender diverse to have discussion and ask questions in their own community. This can be of any nature so as long as it is respectful. To find out more visit …