Geelong Pride Film Festival Submissions (VIC)
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Geelong Pride Film Festival (GPFF) is now accepting submissions for the 2022 program. They are after feature films, short films, feature documentaries, short documentaries, animation, web series, student films. Films should explore themes relevant to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Gender Diverse, Queer, Intersex people and their allies. Find out more here…
#StrongSafeFabulous Webinar Series
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#StrongSafeFabulous is a primary prevention program aimed at LGBTQA+ families of all shapes and sizes. There are 2 session left in the series: May 2 – A panel discussion for LGBTQA+ people and allies on how we can raise #StrongSafeFabulous families and prevent violence in our communities. Register here. May 19 – A panel discussion on how schools and early childhood education settings can be part of the change to prevent violence within and against LGBTQA+ …
Transpire – TGD Support Group (VIC)
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Transpire is a trans and gender diverse peer-support group hosted by Transgender Victoria. The next session will be online on April 24. The next trans and gender diverse peer-support group is coming up on Saturday 24th April, 11am on Zoom. All welcome! To get the Zoom link, please RSVP HERE. Find out more here…
‘Doing it Better’ in the country (VIC)
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The LGBTIQA+ Affirmative Healthcare training series is designed to encourage GPs and other health professionals working in the Macedon Ranges and surrounding areas to build their capacity to provide affirming and person-centred care to LGBTIQA+ patients, clients and service users. The third and final workshop in this series is coming up on 27 April,  Dr Julian Grace from Thorne Harbour Health will deliver a session on Trans and Gender Diverse Healthcare. The session will also feature a …
safeTALK Training (VIC)
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Livingworks Australia are delivering LGBTIQ safeTALK, a 3 hour suicide first aid training program in suicide alertness. It helps participants recognise a person with thoughts of suicide and connect them with resources who can help them to keep safe from acting on their thoughts of suicide. These sessions are delivered by LGBTIQ trainers and are free for LGBTIQ people and allies living or working in north west Melbourne, thanks to funding by North Western Melbourne Primary …
Introducing queerspace Geelong
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queerspace is open in Geelong, providing low or no-cost confidential counselling services to LGBTIQ+ community and their families in the Geelong and Greater Geelong region. queerspace is an LGBTIQ+ health and wellbeing service established in 2009 for LGBTIQ+ communities. queerspace has a focus on relationships, families, parenting and young people as well as individual mental health and support for people experiencing family and intimate partner violence. Their services include:»Counselling (including individual, relationship and family counselling), …
Queer Lives in Isolation (Resource)
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From social isolation, loneliness, and mental health concerns, to connecting online, romance in quarantine, and working from home, Queer Lives in Isolation tells the stories of our time apart to bring us closer together. These new works by talented Victorian filmmakers highlight the experiences of LGBTIQ+ people as they navigate the infamous COVID-19 lockdown period. A simple goal was set to preserve the memory of the challenges that 2020 brought to our community. Our lives have changed …
Adventures in Time and Gender (Resource)
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Adventures in Time and Gender is a radio play podcast about trans history, a collaboration between Jason Barker, Gendered Intelligence and a group of researchers working on trans history and the history of sexology at the University of Exeter. Adventures In Time and Gender, a time travelling podcast drama series exploring how sexologists from late 19th/early 20th century Europe shaped the western system of medicalisation and diagnosis navigated by trans and non-binary people in the …
Midsumma 2021 Trans & Gender Diverse Writers Showcase
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An anthology fundraiser – Fri 30 Apr 8pm to 10pm @ Bluestone Church Arts Space, Footscray 8A Hyde Street, Footscray Join for one night of memoir, fiction and poetry readings from a range of trans and gender diverse storytellers. Featuring performances from many trans and gender diverse writers including: – Simona Castricum is an independent solo artist, one half the duo SaD, and underground DJ. She also runs 100% independent record label Trans-Brunswick Express. As …
Peer-education Workshops for Trans Women
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Are you interested in chatting with other Trans women? Want to connect and discuss issues in a fun and supportive environment? Check out Thorne Harbour Health’s Novus Workshops. They are a monthly social catch up run by trans women for trans women, with new topics and activities each month. Get connected to your community! Novus is an ongoing series of peer-education workshops run for and by Trans women. The workshops provide Trans women with opportunities …