Research: Social Support, Gender Congruence, & Body Appreciation in Transgender & Nonbinary Individuals
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The purpose of this research project is to examine how social support and gender congruence impacts body appreciation. You are eligible to participate in this research project if you are a trans man, trans woman, or nonbinary individual and aged 18 and over. If you agree to participate in this research project, you will be asked to complete an anonymous online survey. The survey will take approximately 15-20 minutes. The survey will ask questions about …
Thorne Harbour COVID19 Resources for the LGBTIQ Community
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Thorne Harbour Health have put together an extensive resource collection for the community to access for support during this time.  The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly changed our everyday lives. It’s impacted how we work, how we live, and how we interact with each other. We have quickly adapted so we can continue to deliver essential services while also protecting the health and wellbeing of our clients, staff, and volunteers. Check out the Services Update for more information. …
Trans & Gender Diverse Youth Inclusive Practice
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Coming up on August 13 and 20, Rainbow Network and Zoe Bell Gender Collective will be presenting a 2 part training online. The 101 training will provide an in-depth understanding of the experiences of young trans and gender diverse people and some basic inclusive practice principals and initiatives. The 102 training will explore experiences of young trans and gender diverse people in different contexts and build upon the protective factors that support the health and wellbeing of …
Film: Escape Velocity
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‘Escape Velocity’ is film and performance based artistic response to some of the anxieties faced by trans and gender diverse (TGD) young people in Melbourne. It is also call for society to become allies to TGD young people who face extremely high rates of discrimination and depression as a result of the discrimination.The project has been created through a partnership between St Martins Youth Arts Centre, Minus18 and Creative Victoria. The film aspect of the project can be viewed online here, they …
Call for participants: Exploring trans experiences of sport at universities
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Seeking trans and non-binary students to complete a short anonymous questionnaire to help with a masters dissertation. The purpose of this study is to explore the experiences of trans students with university sport – whether good, bad or non-existent – and identify the impacts of sports governance. It is my hope that this study can be used to better inform universities and governing bodies on their policies and in turn, create a more accessible sporting …
Victorian LGBTIQ leadership program
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Expressions of interest now open! The Victorian LGBTIQ Leadership Program 2020 is a leadership development program that grows and develops participant’s leadership skills in a safe and supported environment. Participants will explore how to develop and apply leadership in LGBTIQ community organisations to achieve better outcomes and drive change in the community. The Victorian Leadership Program 2020 is being delivered by Leadership Victoria, funded through the Victorian Government’s LGBTIQ Community Grants Program. To learn more …
tilde July Pyjama Party
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Tilde have organised an online movie night supporting our community through lockdown and the Black Lives Matter worldwide movement on Friday 10th July 2020, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM (AEST). Featuring: Leitis in Waiting Black Rainbow Preview TransBlack (Max and Sammy) Time Marches Forward and So Do We 100% of the profits made from ticket sales will go towards will go to Black Rainbow. Black Rainbow is an Australian advocacy organisation that is committed to amplifying …