Trans Awareness Week 13-19 Nov
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Trans Awareness Week is held from 13-19 November, followed by Trans Day of Remembrance on the 20th Nov. It is a time to celebrate trans and gender diverse pride as well as raise awareness of the issues faced by the community. Minus18 have put together a free digital tool kit for Trans Awareness Week which you can download here… Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance that honours the memory of the trans …
NAT: Art Commission Opportunity
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Art commission opportunity! A Gender Agenda (AGA) is seeking a visual artist for our upcoming anthology of TGDI+ new and emerging writers! AGA is looking for an artist to design a book cover and approx 8-10 small basic illustrations for their upcoming anthology! They’re looking for an artist who is trans, gender diverse, nonbinary, or intersex and lives in Australia. Remuneration is $1300.00 (possibility to be negotiated). Get in touch by emailing support@genderrights.org.au with an …
NAT: Yarning Blak & Queer Group
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Yarning Blak & Queer is a monthly online yarning group facilitated by and for queer mob. The group provides peer education, support and connection for LGBTIQA+ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander First Nations Mob. Find out more here…
NSW: Free TIX to join the screening of A RUN FOR MORE for Trans Awareness Week
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Queer Screen will be hosting a special FREE Trans Awareness Week sneak peek screening of A Run for More, one woman’s journey to become “transvisible” as the first openly elected transgender official in Texas. When: Wed Nov 16th @ 7:00 PMWhere: Dendy Cinemas, Newtown NSW About the filmUnfolding amidst an onslaught of trans legal attacks, A Run for More immerses viewers on Frankie’s journey as she finds her voice, questions her relationship to the community, …
Intersex Solidarity Day / Intersex Day of Remembrance
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Intersex Day of Remembrance on 8 November, also known as Intersex Solidarity Day marks the birthday of Herculine Barbin, an intersex person born in France on 8 November, 1838, whose memoirs were later published by Michel Foucalt. You can find out more about Herculin Barbin, and how to mark this day of remembrance and solidarity here…
VIC: Brimbank Transgender Awareness Week Short Film Gala
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Are you looking for a way to celebrate Trans Awareness Week this year? Then join Creative Brimbank on Wednesday 16 November, at the Bowery Theatre in St Albans Community Centre for Brimbank City Council’s Trans Awareness Week Short Film Gala! Each ticket will include a bag of popcorn! We will be screening some amazing Trans and Gender Diverse short films including: • The Dream Life of Georgie Stone (2022) • The Alexander Ball (2022) • …
Resource: CHARLEE – LGBTIQA+ suicide prevention hub
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CHARLEE is a new  suicide prevention hub made by LGBTIQA+ people who have thought about suicide, lived through suicide attempts, supported others in distress and live with the pain of loss through suicide. CHARLEE is a project of Switchboard Victoria, created with guidance from their LGBTIQA+ Lived Experience Network and Rainbow Door staff. Explore CHARLEE here…
NAT: Better Together 2023 Conference
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Tickets are now on sale for the Australia’s 5th National LGBTIQA+ Better Together Conference, to be held in Adelaide in February 2023. Better Together® 2023 will explore the current issues facing the LGBTIQA+ movement in Australia. Delegates representing Australia’s diverse LGBTIQA+ communities and organisations will come together to share ideas and experiences, learn from each other, forge alliances and ultimately work together to build a better world for LGBTIQA+ Australians. Find out more here…
Resource: Opening Doors Report
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The Opening Doors: Ensuring LGBTIQ-inclusive family, domestic and sexual violence services study was conducted by the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University (ARCSHS). It investigates current challenges faced by LGBTIQ people in Australia when seeking help after experiencing family, domestic and sexual violence, as well as promising moves towards safe and affirming service provision in different sectors and organisations. ARCSHS has worked with Rainbow Health Australia to produce 3 resources: …