Survey / Experiences with religion and faith
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Researchers at ARCSHS (in collaboration with Macquarie University the Australian GBLTQI+ Multicultural Council, and the Brave Network) are conducting a nation-wide survey exploring LGBTQA+ Australians experiences with religion and faith. You do NOT need to be religious to participate. They are interested in positive and negative experiences with religion. To participate in this survey and find out more about the project, visit the website here…
VIC: New youth support group in Ballarat
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The Circle is a peer-support program for lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, transgender, non-binary, intersex, queer or questioning young people aged 11 – 21 years old living in Ballarat or surrounding areas run by Speak. Find more information and access support here…
VIC: Rainbow Yarning Workshops
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Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency is running a series of free workshops through October for LGBTIQA+ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The workshops aim to strengthen identity and connection to both the LGBTIQA+ community and Cultural communities. Participants will hear from guest speakers, panellists, participate in activities and yarning circles, hear from Elders and connect with other LGBTIQA+ Mob! Find out more and register for Rainbow Yarning Workshops here…
VIC: Learn to Row October 2022 (Women, Trans & Gender Diverse)
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Women, trans and gender diverse folk, you’re invited to join our Learn to Row this October, which is *exclusively* for you. Come and learn the basic skills & rowing technique, and by the end of the program, decide if you want to further develop your interest in rowing with us! As a club that has a majority queer cis male membership, we’re excited to continue to be a space for more diverse groups and increase …
VIC: Support after suicide bereavement group
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Switchboard runs a free peer-led program in partnership with Support After Suicide at Jesuit Social Services, for LGBTIQA+ people who have been bereaved through suicide. The aim of our LGBTIQA+ Support After Suicide bereavement groups is to create a warm, affirming and compassionate service for LGBTIQA+ people where their lives, relationships, experiences and the unique challenges they face after a suicide are understood.  The next group will take place starting from October 2022, online via …
NAT: Free LGBTQ+ Groups at ACAP Psychology Clinic
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Mindfulness Group (LGBTQ+) is a six week program delivered free using telehealth to LGBTQ+ Community nationwide; and at the ACAP Psychology Clinic in Sydney. Group begins in mid-October. Compassion Based Therapy (LGBTQ+) is a three week program delivered free using telehealth to LGBTQ+ Community nationwide; and at the ACAP Psychology Clinic in Sydney. Group begins in late October: To book, refer, or for more information, visit The ACAP Psychology Clinic website: https://www.acap.edu.au/applied-psychology/psychology/psychology-clinic/ send an emailpsychclinic@clinic.acap.edu.au …
VIC: Monash University Sport Pool Pride Night
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Join Monash Sport for a night of aquatic fun and celebrate the LGBTIQA+ community! Pool Pride Night is just one aspect of Monash Sport inclusion initiatives to make everyone feel comfortable and welcome in their facilities at Monash Sport. You don’t have to be a Monash University student or staff member to attend this event, EVERYONE can come along to enjoy free activities and try out the aquatic facilities. Enjoy inclusive swimming, pool games, aqua fun classes, …
NAT: Communities of Practice – LGBTI+ and Faith
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This 1 hour webinar features 3 people who have lived experience of being LGBTI+ and practicing faith, and will include Q & A. Date and time: Tue., 13 September 2022 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm AEST Online Join TGV to hear three panellists share their experiences of being LGBTI+ and practicing faith. There will also be time for Q & A. This webinar will be hosted by Kathryn Wilson (she/they), Transgender Victoria’s Training and …
VIC & NSW: LGBTIQA+ Support After Suicide group
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Join Switchboard’s free 8-week LGBTIQA+ Support After Suicide group, open to LGBTIQA+ community members who are navigating the difficult and often isolating experience of loss through suicide. This peer-led program hopes to offer LGBTIQA+ people experiencing bereavement through suicide an opportunity to explore their grief in a warm and affirming space where their lives, relationships and experiences are understood and welcomed. A place where community members can connect and support one another, while having discussions …
NAT: LGBTIQA+ International Students Workshop
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Join Switchbboard’s QTIBPoC program for this upcoming gathering for LGBTIQA+ international students. We understand the unique challenges that can be faced as we navigate a new country, so let’s chat about it! Date and time: Wed., 14 September 2022 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm AEST Online This workshop aims to: 1. Understand our needs as Queer International Students, including queer identities, cultural identities and living in Australia as an international student. In addition, we …