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 …
Gender Identity Registration And Human Rights Effects
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Nina Bresser works as a research assistant in the Gender Studies program at the University of Utrecht. In conjunction with researchers at the Law School, they are currently working on an exciting new international project called GIRARE: Gender Identity Registration And Human Rights Effects. Initiated and carried out by Dr. Christine Quinan and Dr. Marjolein van den Brink, GIRARE is a joint project between Gender Studies and the Utrecht Law School. Their main aim is to investigate …
ABC Media Request Lateline
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Tierney Bonini, a producer at ABC’s current affairs program Lateline,  is currently working on a story about young people growing up in Australia who are gender diverse; including their reflections on gender, as well as some of the challenges and joys they have experienced due to their gender identity. Tierney is wondering if any young people would be interested in sharing their story. They are looking for young people between the ages of 12 and 19 who are …
Working with Transgender & Gender Diverse Young People
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Rainbow Network and Zoe Belle Gender Collective (ZBGC) invite you to attend a half day training to increase your capacity to work with transgender and gender diverse young people. The training will provide you with new skills, the opportunity to network with other professionals in the sector and engage in conversations discussing best practice. This 101 training doesn’t require previous experiences or is great chance to refresh your knowledge. 17th MARCH 10am -12:30pm Latrobe University Teaching …
VAC Trans Health & Well Being Service
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VAC have recently established a trans and gender diverse advisory group, made up of trans and gender diverse health workers, community advocates and community development workers. This advisory group will drive and lead the development of a Trans and Gender Diverse Health and Wellbeing Strategy and Action Plan as well as provide valuable community leadership directly resulting in the improvement of health services and programs for Victorian communities. From March 22nd VAC will be operating …
Seeking participants
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Seeking participants- study into the mental health and barriers to accessing services for trans* young people in Australia The survey is directed to both trans* young people (aged 14-25) and parents/guardians of trans* young people under the age of 25. We hope that this research will help to inform policies, health professionals, other researchers, parents of trans* individuals, other trans* young people and the wider community about how relevant services can best meet the needs …
Needed: Artwork by LGBTIQ people about their experience of mental health problems
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MHFA Australia is seeking artwork by LGBTIQ people depicting their experience of mental health problems, to be included in our 4th edition Mental Health First Aid Manual, which is currently being written. We are hoping that you may be able to help us with our search? We would very much appreciate if you were able to circulate the information that’s attached (4th ed. LGBTIQ mhfa-artwork-info) with all of the relevant instructions and eligibility criteria for making …
New State guidelines for transgender students and school sport
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Victorian schools will soon have to follow new participation guidelines aimed at tackling discrimination against transgender students in sport. Transgender students are often excluded from girls and boys teams, and can spend years on the sidelines while their classmates play sport. “The department continually ensures that its policies align with anti–discrimination legislation. This includes supporting schools in creating environments where transgender students are not discriminated against in sport.” Read more about it HERE
LBQ Women’s Health Conference 2016 Update
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VAC and ACON are pleased to announce that they have extended the deadline to submit an abstract for the National Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer Women’s Health Conference. The extended deadline is the 12th of March. Information regarding abstract submission is available on the website. VAC and ACON are looking for sessions from a range of perspectives and topics. In particular, they would love to hear from you about workshops and discussion spaces you would like to facilitate …