Safe space for LGBTQI+ people and rainbow families
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Q-space Melbourne offers a queer positive ‘drop-in’ space, that affirms, connects and provides mutual support with positive peers and allies. It also offers access to queer mental health professionals for mental health support. Q-Space is a ‘drop in’ space offered over the duration of the postal survey for those seeking direct access to social, mental health, wellbeing, queer positive and affirming support, particularly at this time of need of the postal survey. This safe space …
Register now to attend Health in Difference 2018!
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Health in Difference 2018 11-13 April 2018 Australian Technology Park, Redfern (Sydney) www.healthindifference.org Register now to attend Health in Difference 2018! Secure your place as a delegate at Australia’s premier LGBTI Health and Wellbeing conference – Health in Difference 2018! To register at EARLYBIRD rates, visit: www.healthindifference.org/registration They are excited to provide a range of delegate packages to suit different budgets and organisations. Find out more about the key dates and prices for attending HiD2018 here. There are …
Research of Queer Refugee Women
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Tina Dixson is conducting a PhD research about the lived experiences of queer refugee women viewed through the lens of trauma and agency. Queer refugee women are often left invisible and on the margins in both refugee and queer communities. With the research, Tina is aiming not only to create unique knowledge, but a community where women like herself belong, and where their experiences are shared and understood. She is currently looking for participants to …
Legal and Visa enquiries
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GQA does occasionally receive contact regarding legal and visa matters. Unfortunately we’re unable to advise on these subjects, but you can try contacting: Transgender Victoria Fitzroy Legal Service If these organisations can’t help you, they can point you to someone who can.
Trans Pathways report
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The Trans Pathways report is now available at www.telethonkids.org.au/transpathways Trans Pathways is the largest survey that has been conducted with trans and gender diverse young people on their mental health and experiences accessing services in Australia. The report is a summary of findings from 859 trans young people aged 14-25 years and 194 parents and guardians of trans young people from around Australia. The results are confronting and they demonstrate that there is much work to …
Switchboard are Looking for those with Counselling Experience
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Switchboard need people with counseling qualifications/experience to volunteer at Switchboard now. Switchboard is running a fast track course for qualified counselors this weekend (26/27 August) in order to respond to demand. If you know someone who is LGBTQI identifying and has counseling experience and fits the below criteria please get them to contact Switchboard today at gm@switchboard.org.au Please read the points below: 1. As a peer-based counseling service, we require our volunteer telephone counselors to …
Cohealth LGBTIQ+ Inclusion Project Lead
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This role will support cohealth’s work to improve access and equity for diverse populations across the Northern and Western suburbs of Melbourne. Working in conjunction with cross-organisational leadership teams, staff, consumers and other relevant stakeholders, this role will lead the development and implementation of cross-organisational LGBTIQ+ inclusive practice. Fundamental to this role will be positioning cohealth to become a Rainbow Tick accredited organisation, and playing a leading role in the implementation and imbedding of cohealth’s …
LGBTI Multicultural Project Diversity in Greek Families
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LGBTI Multicultural Project Diversity in Greek Families: Let’s Start the Conversation PRONIA has been funded by the State Government to deliver the LGBTI Multicultural Project.  This one-year project addresses diversity within the Greek community and start the conversation on issues impacting LGBTI people and their families. The overall objectives of the LGBTI Multicultural Project: Development of a culturally and linguistically responsive project addressing the needs of the Australian Greek LGBTI community and their families. Develop …
Survey on the vocal satisfaction of transgender men and transmasculine individuals
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Sidney Wong, a Master of Linguistics student at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand is interested in gendered speech. This study is regarding the vocal satisfaction of transgender men / trans men, transmasculine people, masculine of centre, tangata ira tane, AFAB (assigned female at birth) trans people, male-to-male, and female-to-male transgender individuals’ speech. “We know little about the voice in these populations and as a result your vocal health needs may not be adequately met. Your …