Trans Awareness Week 2019
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Trans Day of Remembrance is November 20, a that honours the memory of the trans lives lost to acts of transphobia and discrimination. Trans Awareness Week is held from November 13th – 19th in the week leading up to TDOR to help raise the visibility of transgender people and address issues the community faces. Then on November 20, TGV hold a day of gathering, togetherness, and community solidarity. We remember those we’ve lost, celebrate our …
TILDE MELBOURNE – TRANS & GENDER DIVERSE FILM FESTIVAL 2019
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WHEN28.11.19 — 01.12.19 WHEREFootscray Community Arts Centre (FCAC) Established in 2014, tilde is a community-based, international film festival based in Melbourne, and one of a handful of trans and gender diverse (TGD) film festivals in the world, which showcases and supports the work of TGD filmmakers and artists, and works that have TGD content, for TGD people, allies, and the wider community. It also is a crucial opportunity for TGD community members to gather and …
Book Launch “Transcending: Trans Buddhist Voices”
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Transcending is the first buddhist anthology written by trans and gender diverse people about their experiences as buddhists. The book will be launched by Hōjun Futen, Senior Chaplain with the Buddhist Council of Victoria and will feature a reading by one of the authors Michelle McNamara of her piece and a short video of Michelle talking about her recent reflections on being transgender and Buddhist. This is an opportunity for transgender, gender diverse and gender …
Trans and Gender Diverse Peer Support Project
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Expression of Interest – due 10am Monday 11th November In coming years, a sustainable TGD Peer Support Program will be delivered. This sits alongside the establishment of two multidisciplinary gender clinics (or ‘Care Hubs’), and skills development and training for healthcare professionals. All three initiatives are part of the Victorian Government’s reform agenda to expand inclusive health services for the trans and gender diverse community. The TGD Peer Support Community Reference Group will be composed …
Carers Victoria LGBTIQA+ carer survey
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This survey is to gather information on the experiences of people accessing carer services who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans/gender diverse,  intersex, queer, questioning, asexual and/or other diverse genders and sexualities (LGBTIQA+), or people who are caring for someone who is LGBTIQA+. The data from this survey will be used to guide Carers Victoria service provision. This survey should take around 5 minutes to complete. For more information on the work Carers Victoria does with …
A Nationwide Report Investigating the Effects of Employment Difficulties in the Australian Trans Population
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Hiring and Employment Discrimination Against Transgender People: A Nationwide Report Investigating the Effects of Employment Difficulties in the Australian Trans Population The study will be conducted in three phases. Phase one (which has already been completed) was an advisory group of 6-8 people within the trans community. Results from this assisted in formulating the current survey you are to complete. Phase two (what you are being currently asked to participate in) is a nation-wide survey, …
Trans and Gender Diverse Youth Inclusive Practice Workshop – 20th Nov ’19
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Come and join Rainbow Network and Zoe Belle Gender Collective for a full day introductory training about working with trans and gender diverse young people. This is an introductory session, open to people who may have minimal experience with working with young TGD people or may want to refresh their knowledge on how to provide respectful and inclusive services. The training will provide a comprehensive understanding of the identities and experiences of trans and gender diverse young people, including language …
New posters to celebrate LGBTIQ people and stand up to discrimination
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Wonderful and free new posters for your aged care centre, health clinic, or community space! Rainbow Network and Zoe Belle Gender Collective Inc have created these excellent new resources to celebrate LGBTI people. Grab a hold of these posters and show your clients / customers / service users / patients that you are inclusive and welcoming of our LGBTI community. Order free copies via http://www.rainbowhealthvic.org.au/…/new-posters-to-celebra…