Parklife Social Sport Program
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Parklife is a social sport program aimed at the LGBTIQ community and allies. Hosted by Proud 2 Play, this program is facilitated by community leaders and aims to be fun, beginner friendly social. All sessions are completely free and designed for all ages, genders and abilities. Sessions run depending on current lockdown restrictions. Find out more about Parklife here
Free metro/regional events for Lesbian/Bi+, Trans and Non-Binary people over 50
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Switchboard’s Out & About program, in partnership with Thorne Harbour Health, is excited to announce 3 free metro/regional events for Lesbian/Bi+, Trans and Non-Binary people over 50. If that’s you, they’d love you to join them:* 21 August, 3-6pm: Warrnambool Art Gallery * 4 September, 11-2pm: The Port of Sale Building, Gippsland * 9 October, 2-5pm: Victorian Pride Centre, St Kilda These events aim to uplift and connect Lesbian/Bi+, Trans and Non-Binary people over 50 …
JOY Training Scholarships
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Get Engaged and Support Australia’s only Rainbow Independent Community Radio &Media Organisation JOY is Australia’s only rainbow community media organisation and one of only three LGBTQIA+ Radio Stations in the world. Not only does JOY provide a platform to make sure the diverse voices of our community are heard globally, but we also offer educational services in the form of radio training. JOY’s aim has always been to create a more inclusive Australia, which is why we are offering …
New Resource for Victorian Inclusive Practitioners
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This is a list of therapists and health practitioners in Victoria, Australia, who have expertise, training, and/or lived experience in various marginalised social groups. This includes LGBTQIA+, neurodiversity, sex work, kink and BDSM, non-monogamy, immigrant and/or asylum seeker, disability, specific ethnicity and/or religion, and other elements of identity or practice. This does not constitute ‘specialist’ knowledge or endorsement, as defined by ACCC or AHPRA. To find out more and/or suggest someone please visit https://www.vicinclusivepractitioners.com/
Non-binary views on general practitioner cultural competence
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This research is being done because of a lack of clear research on non-binary individuals, and little specific guidance on how to deliver supportive care to them. This includes what culturally competent health care from a GP to non-binary Australians looks like. The research team aims to fill this knowledge gap by exploring what non-binary adult Australians think culturally competent health care from a GP would be for them. In the future, this research may …
Speaking Up Speaks Volumes: Campaign and resources
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#SpeakingUpSpeaksVolumes is a campaign developed by North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network, in partnership with The Shannon Company. The campaign is one of many activities of the National Suicide Prevention Trial, funded by the Australian Government. Head to the campaign website to find real life stories, relevant research, campaign resources and an opportunity to speak up and show our support. Find the #SpeakingUpSpeaksVolumes website here…
Mindfulness for Trans and Gender Diverse
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Queerspace are going to run a group to develop simple fun skills to help cope with worry and stress and connect with others in a similar situation. Do you identify as trans, gender diverse or non-binary & aged 25-65? Queerspace would love your help in developing a mindfulness group running for 6 weeks from mid-July to learn skills to help cope with worry & stress. This mindfulness skills group is for those who identify as …
LGBTIQA+ Peer-led Services Survey
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This survey is for people who are 18 years and older and identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans/transgender, queer, agender, non-binary, gender fluid, asexual and pansexual, or have an intersex variation, and other sexuality, gender and bodily diverse people who identify as being part of the LGBTIQA+ community and who have previously accessed an LGBTIQA+ community controlled and peer-led organisation. Organisations led by LGBTIQA+ people have long recognised the need for peer-led services and advocated …
Seeking LGBTQ+ participants for Australian Queer Screen project
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Researchers at UWA and RMIT are seeking interviewees for a project about how Australian film and television with LGBTQ+ themes, characters and stories have had an impact on people growing up, and on helping social change in Australia more broadly. Interviews will be held via Zoom. Participants need to be over 18 and will be given a $40 voucher as a thanks for their time. Find out more about the survey here Or sign up to …