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 …
Submit to “Nothing to Hide: Voices of Trans and Gender Diverse Australia”
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CALL OUT FOR SUBMISSIONS: Nothing to Hide: Voices of Trans and Gender Diverse Australia is a forthcoming anthology co-edited by Sam Elkin, Alex Gallagher, Yves Rees and Bobuq Sayed that will be published in 2022. It will showcase the creativity and diversity of the trans and gender diverse community, whilst also providing opportunity for cisgender Australians to gain a window onto the challenges and joys of trans experience. Nothing to Hide will comprise thirty (30) …
LGBTIQ+ Health & Wellbeing Survey 2021
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Let’s improve LGBTIQ+ health and well-being. Weather you’re LGBTIQA+ identifying or an ally, we want to hear from you! We rely on data from you to inform us on the needs of our communities and to help improve health and wellbeing services for LGBTIQA+ peoples. Your answers to these questions will be anonymous, meaning your name/identity will not be associated with your responses. Your anonymous answers will be used for research and knowledge sharing purposes by drummond street …
Bent Street
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Bent Street is a biannual publication of Australian LGBTIQA+ art, writing and ideas. It gathers essays, fiction, poetry, artwork, reflections, letters, blog posts, interviews, performance writing and more. Bent Street can be ordered through bookshops, purchased from online book sellers, or you can get it from the LGBTIQA+ bookshop Hares & Hyenas in Fitzroy. Bent Street welcomes writing from the LGBTIQA+ community and submissions are open for the end-of-year edition.Submissions to Bent Street…
Research Matters: Trans and gender diverse health and wellbeing
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Research Matters is a series of Rainbow Health Victoria resources co-produced by researchers and advocates, that aims to deliver accessible and concise briefings on current research relevant to LGBTIQ health and wellbeing.  The latest edition, available here, focusses on trans and gender diverse health and wellbeing. View previous editions of Research Matters 
#PrideRespectEquality / Respect Victoria campaign
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Respect Victoria has a new campaign aimed at raising awareness around family violence experienced by LGBTIQ+ people and encouraging people to listen, learn and speak up to support the LGBTIQ+ people in their family. The campaign website includes a general introduction to the issues and some relevant data from research, addresses what family violence can look like for LGBTIQ+ people, explores what the barriers to support are and suggests places to go for support. As part of …
Queer Writing Workshop: Life Stories & Rainbow Collections with Sam Elkin
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Everybody has an interesting story to tell, so why not tell yours? Join writer and radio maker, Sam Elkin for an engaging workshop to discuss the fundamentals of life writing, gain tips to access your memories and bring the details of your experiences to life. Tuesday 22nd June 5.30pm to 7.30pm – part of the Brimbank Readers and Writers Festival. This hands-on workshop will be followed by a chat about how libraries can bring the world to your …
Survey – LGBT+ people in religiously affiliated workplaces
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In light of the Family First Bill in NSW and the imminent reintroduction of the religious freedom bill, a research team from the University of Tasmania and the University of Sydney have recently launched a national survey which looks at the experience of LGBT+ workers in education, health and social welfare organisations which are religiously affiliated. The survey is part of their overall research project which aims to identify strategies to manage tensions between LGBT+ …