Minus 18 Same Sex and Gender Diverse Formal
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Victorian Same Sex Gender Diverse Formal! A night to wear what you want, come with who you want, and just be yourself! With great music, awesome live performances, the best in delicious food, and a great dance party to finish, there’s nothing better than this! All at the beautiful St Kilda Town Hall thanks to the fantastic support of the City of Port Phillip. This event is for young people aged 21 and under and …
LGBTQ+ Formal for Disadvantaged Teens in Enmore NSW
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GQA has received this message from Madeline Kenney, a member of the Rainbow Kids facebook group who is working on a LGBTQ+ formal in Enmore, NSW. Hi. My name is Madeline Kenny and I am currently running a campaign to fund a formal for disabled (and abled) teens in the LGBTQ+ community who have been disallowed by their schools to not attend their formals. You can help out by donating at the gofundme page: https://www.gofundme.com/3qunejhw …
Now there’s a surprise (Edit: they’ve lost the petition)
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EDIT: Apparently the petition being circulated around the government backbench has gone missing. Read more Here’s a surprise for our readers: Conservative politicians declare a review into Safe Schools is “a joke”, a “stitch up” and “a fraud.”. Fairfax reports the review of Safe Schools, performed by Emeritus Professor Bill Louden of the University of Western Australia has not fallen on sympathetic ears. The review was intended to be educational in nature; to query whether …
VAC Trans and Gender Diverse Health
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The future of trans and gender diverse health is here! VAC is excited to launch a new trans and gender diverse health service, which opened on Monday 22 February. The new service is open on Mondays and Thursdays and operates from the PRONTO! site at 175 Rose Street, Fitzroy. VAC are extremely lucky to have Dr. Pauline Cundill on board providing GP and sexual health services specifically to the trans and gender diverse communities. Dr. …
The Emerging Data Story of QLife
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QLife: the emerging data story of LGBTI people and populations in Australia. Data emerging from the QLife project is providing an unprecedented wealth of critical information about the health and wellbeing of LGBTI people and populations in Australia. We are beginning to notice thematic trends, demographics, and population needs. Some of this material raises questions about the common stories told about ‘LGBTI’ people: where do they live? What sorts of stresses are they facing? How …
Editorial mia-culpa
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Sometimes the bleedingly obvious slips through the net. Today we’re holding up our hand to say “we stuffed up”. The article posted this morning regarding the Watchowski Sisters had an incorrect name and description. We’ve updated the post and hope this won’t happen again, and apologise for any offense.      
Welcome the Wachowski sisters
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Four years ago, Lana Wachowski (one half of the Wachowskis, directors of The Matrix trilogy), came out as transgender. This week, Lilly Wachowski has announced her presence in the world; formerly brother Andy, she decided to come out after being threatened by that most grubby of all newspapers, the Daily Mail. In the Windy City Gazette, she writes: There’s the headline I’ve been waiting for this past year. Up until now with dread and/or eye …
Human Rights Law Centre seeks LGBTI Lawyer
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Applications now open – LGBTI Rights Unit lawyer (Melbourne) A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a lawyer to work in our LGBTI Rights Unit. This position will work alongside the Unit’s Director, Anna Brown, and will play a vital role in contributing to all aspects of the Unit’s work, as well as work on other areas including Indigenous rights and refugee rights. We are seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and collaborative individual. This …
Victorian Government Trans and Gender Diverse Community Consultation
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The Victorian Government would like to hear from trans and gender diverse people and/or parents of trans and gender diverse children, about experiences accessing transition related health and support (including ongoing support) services in Victoria. The information collected will be used by the Trans Expert Advisory Group to consider ways in which the delivery of health services to trans and gender diverse people can be improved. The Trans Expert Advisory group has been established as part …