Research – Name and Gender Update Services
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This research is about your experiences with updating, or considering updating, your name and/or gender information. This research is trans-designed, trans-led, and trans-run. Every participant in the FULL interview (around 15 to 20 minutes long) will receive a $30 gift card for the supermarket or retail outlet of their choice. A quick content warning RE: Mental Health – there is a very brief question on whether you experience symptoms of a mental health condition. To …
Seeking indigenous LGBTIQSB artists
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Black Rainbow are currently seeking expressions of interest from Indigenous Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex Queer Sistergirl Brotherboy (LGBTIQSB) artists for their next glossary poster series. Artists will be paid a licensing fee for limited use of their artwork. The expression of interest form can be found here…
‘Doing it better’ in the country
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The LGBTIQA+ Affirmative Healthcare series is designed to encourage GPs, health and aged care professionals in the Macedon Ranges and surrounding areas to build their capacity to provide affirming and person-centred care to LGBTIQA+ patients and service users. There are 3 online sessions as part of this series. LGBTI aging & healthcare with Vals on March 9, Intersex awareness: affirmative health & wellbeing with Intersex Peer Support Australia on March 30 and trans and gender diverse healthcare with thorne harbour health on April 27. See …
LGBTIQ+ 101 training sessions
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Wombat Housing Support Services and Zoe Belle Gender Collective are offering  LGBTIQ+ 101 training sessions for workers in care and protection services. The training is a free, online one-day session from 10am-3pm, and covers the basics of LGBTIQ+ best practice. It is suitable for anyone working in child protection, placement, foster care, kinship care, residential care services and other out of home care roles. There are two training dates available.  Register here for March 9Register here for March 15
Melbourne Queer Film Festival Announces 2021 festival Plans
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Melbourne Queer Film Festival has announced plans for its 2021 season, with an in-person festival returning in March 2021 and a larger festival planned for the final quarter of 2021. MQFF Together will screen from Thursday, 11 March to Sunday, 21 March 2021 at Village Cinemas Jam Factory and Cinema Nova. Opening and closing nights will be held at Village Cinemas Coburg Drive-In. Screening the latest in international and Australian queer film, MQFF Together will be a chance …
Get Together for a Free Breastscreen (VIC)
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Rainbow Rose is a BreastScreen Victoria initiative, offering dedicated screening sessions for the LGBTI community. Members of the LGBTI community can face unique barriers when it comes to screening and are an under-screened group. Rainbow Rose sessions create a space where the community can feel safe and supported, and where people can get together with a friend or a group of friends to screen. Sessions are available to LGBTI people between the high-risk ages of 50-74.Screening takes 10 minutes, is free, conducted …
TRANSPIRE Peer Support Group
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TGV Support Group is now holding virtual sessions online! TGV’s peer led support group is designed to speed you along, whether your obstacle is direction, connection or even just you. It’s confidential and you can be anonymous. No appointment or referral is needed. They meet on the 2nd Wednesday evening and the 4th Saturday morning each month. To get the Zoom link, please RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSctTbunx49ryG…/viewform  To find more: https://tgv.org.au/supportgroup
LGBTI Older People Community Consultations
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Housing for the Aged Action Group invites LGBTI people over the age of 50 to share their experiences, concerns and knowledge around housing for older LGBTI people. On Thursday 25 February (face to face) and Saturday 3 March (virtual) they’re hosting community consultations and they want to hear from all voices of the older LGBTI community. Tell them about your housing, both now and into the future, and help prevent homelessness for older LGBTIQA+ people. …
TransForum 2021
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TransForum is an online gathering for trans and gender diverse people to build their capacity in peer support, kick-start new projects and celebrate existing projects within the community. Held on Wednesday 17 February – Thursday 18 February 2021. Presented by Transgender Victoria. Join a free, two-day online gathering featuring talks and workshops from our community. We will cover how to present an authentic acknowledgement of country, how to access funding for peer support, discuss trauma …