Health In Difference & LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Conferences 2021
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In 2021 those two premier conferences will be hosted online over 3 consecutive Fridays in April. Moving these important conferences online comes with new challenges, but it will enable us to use advanced conference software to provide both live events and on-demand content, networking, chat, breakout workshops, and a series of online social events every Friday afternoon to allow participants to network and reflect. To find out more HERE.
Q+ (Queer Plus)
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Q+ facilitates queer and inclusive events and art activations that come to communities across Australia (particularly those in regional Australia) and connects them with each other. The Q+ Project (Victoria) is a multi-artform installation featuring the Q+Hub, a reclaimed and architecturally modified shipping container, that will take up a short residency in inner city Melbourne as well as 4 other regional locations across Victoria. The Q+ Project (Victoria) will connect queer and inclusive communities across …
Phillip Island LGBTIQ* Community
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If you live on Phillip Island or the Bass Coast surrounds and identify as LBGTIQ+ please consider coming along to our new group! Find connection, friendship and peer support in an inclusive space facilitated by professional counsellor Linda Wilson from Elite Counselling. Contact Linda for more information and a confidential discussion about the group’s purpose and shared beliefs. Everyone is welcome at PICAL
TransFolk of WA
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TransFolk of WA is a support service for all transgender people and their loved ones in Western Australia. The organisation provides accessible safe spaces where members can expect dynamic peer support. Current projects:– Online Facebook Groups– Social & Support Groups– Training– Events To join their groups or for more details about events please visit https://www.transfolkofwa.org/about-us/ or send them an email to admin@transfolkofwa.org
Research: The Victorian Population Health Survey
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The health and wellbeing of the LGBTIQ+ population in Victoria – Findings from the Victorian Population Health Survey 2017, has been released. The sample size of the survey was 34,000 respondents and data was collected from a randomly selected representative sample of the LGBTIQ+ population, which enabled measurement and reporting on the health status of that population. A comparison with Victoria’s non – LGBTIQ+ population is also shown.  To see the report …
Resources: Posters to Celebrate LGBTI+ Blakfullas
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Zoe Belle Gender Collective, Thorne Harbour Health and Elizabeth Morgan House have worked together with Wiradjuri and Ngiyampaa artist Charlotte Allingham, to create some beautiful posters which celebrate LGBTIQ+ First Nations communities. The posters are now available free to download for print or web.Find them here …
Documentary: Orchids – My Intersex Adventure
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Australia 2010 – Directed by Phoebe Hart ‘Hermaphrodite’ is a word used to describe Phoebe, a woman with a men’s chromosomes. Wherever possible, Phoebe actively seeks to disrupt the cataloguing with as much honesty and humour as she can. In her film ‘Orchids’ she comes clean on her journey of self-discovery to embrace her future and reconcile the past shame and family secrecy surrounding her intersex condition. You can watch the film for free using …
Intersex Peer Support Australia (IPSA)
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Intersex Peer Support Australia (IPSA) is an intersex peer support, information and advocacy group for people born with variations in sex characteristics and their families. They tackle the stigma and misconceptions surrounding intersex through education, and advocate on issues affecting the wider intersex community. They work towards improving affirmative healthcare, fostering intersexy pride, strengthening the intersex community and deepening social culture.  Find out more…