LGBTI+ Suicide Prevention Service User Consultations
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Thorne Harbour Health, in partnership with Mind Equality Centre, will be developing training for Victorian mental health services and first responders to better assist LGBTIQA+ folks accessing suicide support. NEW DATES ADDED – 26 June (12-2PM), 2 July (6-8PM), 3 July (6-8PM), 4 July (12-2PM) They are seeking consultation with LGBTIQA+ community members who: Have a lived experience of suicide or mental distress Would like to share their experience with our peer trainer Are available for one 2-hour focus group in Melbourne Participants …
Monash Health Gender Clinic Update
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The Gender Clinic Team recognises how important it is to help clients with sensory needs. With the help of their Occupational Therapy colleagues at Monash Health, they’ve purchased a variety of sensory-soothing items (including weighted blankets) that might provide a greater sense of comfort during sessions. They welcome clients to bring any items of their own that help with calming and stress relief. Gender Clinic clients can discuss this with their clinician during the first …
Ladybits Salon in Cheltenham (VIC)
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Ladybits Crossdressing Salon specialises in services and products for the CD & TG community. They also have workshops where clients can learn the basics in deportment, styling, makeup application etc. The product range includes medical grade Breastforms, wigs, bras, makeup, shoes (up to a size 15) clothing (up to a 5x) and accessories. They also provide a safe dressing area as an alternative to dressing in public toilets. Since their opened 3 weeks ago they …
Trans and Gender Diverse Parents Guide
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The Rainbow Families Trans and Gender Diverse Parents Guide details the personal stories of trans and gender diverse (TGD) parents, their partners and children. Each story is unique – reflecting a very individual journey – but collectively, these stories provide insights into shared, common experiences. These stories provide practical advice and answers. They also offer the opportunity for identification and a strength that comes from knowing that someone else has walked this sometimes difficult path …
Victoria’s first LGBTIQ Legal Service wins Law Institute Award
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We are delighted to announce that the LGBTIQ Legal Service, a program of St Kilda Legal Service (SKLS), and Sam Elkin, SKLS LGBTIQ Outreach Lawyer, have won the 2019 Law Institute of Victoria Award for Community Lawyer/Organisation of the Year. “This award is worthy recognition of Sam’s great work, the importance of having a funded, specialist LGBTIQ Legal Service in Victoria, and of the impact that the Service is having in only its first year …
Surface Anatomy Models
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WHAT IS SURFACE ANATOMY? Displaying anatomical locations of internal body systems on the external surface of a human body. Please note that all images will be de-identified and your face won’t be shown in any of the published images. WHY IS SURFACE ANATOMY IMPORTANT TO THE BEAUTY WITHIN MEDICINE TEAM? Sadly, diversity is not celebrated nor emphasised enough during medical school in Australia. Surface anatomy is taught utilizing outdated resources which only include skinny, white males …
Queer, Trans & GNC Clothes Swap
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Queerspace Youth at Drummond Street Services and the Family Violence Recovery Support team at Thorne Harbour Health have partnered again to present a Clothes Swap for the Queer, Trans and Gender Non-conforming community. We had such an amazing time at the last clothes swap in November and we’re so excited for a winter edition!! This time we’re holding it at a bigger venue and will also have performances by local musicians throughout the day! Where: …
The Victorian Pride Centre
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The Victorian Pride Centre is a unique initiative that celebrates, bolsters and protects equality, diversity and inclusion. It is set to forge a new chapter in the narrative of Australian Pride by bringing the LGBTI community together in a single and powerful space. The Victorian Pride Centre will showcase Victoria’s diversity, pave new directions for its future, and honour and celebrate Australia’s LGBTIQ community’s brave – and at times difficult – past. It will be …