This narrative based resource traces the journey of Malloy, an older lesbian ,as she navigates her way through the experience of discrimination by an aged care service provider. It highlights the importance of culturally safe aged care services and the power of aged care service providers to make a difference to the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse and intersex (LGBTI) elders and older people.
The National LGBTI Health Alliance has collaborated with Mental Health Australia to create posters World Mental Health Day posters specifically for the LGBTI communities. All images in these posters feature people from the LGBTI communities. 2018 World Mental Health Day Posters Download pdf or jpg Download pdf or jpg 2017 World Mental Health Day Poster Download… Continue reading Mental Health Week LGBTI Posters »
Topic: Affirmation in Action: A Conversation about LGBTIQ+ Affirmative Practice Description: Affirmative Practice is a term we hear about increasingly in our work with diverse populations. In this webinar, Chris Pye will facilitate a conversation about what this means in relation to LGBTIQ+ populations, what the literature says and how this can manifest in our… Continue reading Network MindOUT Webinar: Affirmation in Action: A Conversation about LGBTIQ+ Affirmative Practice »
The cycle of invisibility is a simple model for understanding exclusion at an individual/service level and broader systemic level, as it applies to and is experienced by L, G, B, T & I people.
Join LGBTIQ disability rights educator Jax Jacki Brown for an engaging and informative presentation that will provide you with new perspectives on disability, and how we can be agents of change in creating a more accessible and inclusive society. Jax is a queer wheelchair user, she will utilise her lived experience and academic research on… Continue reading Network MindOUT Webinar: Intersectional Identities: LGBTIQ People with Disabilities »
This poster is designed to be used by aged care service providers to let consumers know their service is inclusive of LGBTI peoples. Photo by Jodie Barker at the 2018 Health in Difference Conference.
Description: National mainstream mental health service providers have a particular responsibility to develop strategies, projects and policies that move beyond ’treating everyone the same’, to consider the unique circumstances of oppression, marginalisation and discrimination that can impact the access of marginalised people and communities to services. This presentation will draw on Neami National’s experience to… Continue reading Network MindOUT Webinar: Developing LGBTIQ Inclusive Practice Within A Mainstream Mental Health Service »
The Tango Project was launched in 2017 by Dr Catherine Barrett, Director of Alice’s Garage.
The aim of the project is to address the difficulties (including abuse and discrimination) that
LGBTI elders face on the basis of their LGBTI identities.
The project is supported by a group of LGBTI Elders (pictured above) and a Project Advisory
Group of eight Commissioners and Regulators. This document provides a brief overview of the
first 12 months of the project from Jan – December 2017.
Description Ethnic identity is a person’s sense of belonging to a particular ethnic group. This involves participating in and negotiating that group’s cultural, religious and other traditions, beliefsand values. Being a LGBTIQ raised within an ethnic group requires the negotiation and interweaving of varying and multiple regulations, expectations and social codes in relation to gender, sexuality,… Continue reading Network MindOUT Webinar: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse LGBTI People »
This booklet was developed as a resource to assist gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (GLBTI1) people understand the legal rights and options that they and their partners/close friends have in relation to end of life care and treatment.
NSW_10 Most Important Legal Questions for LGBTI
This is the conference handbook for the 10th Health in Difference Conference. The conference was held in Redfern (NSW) on the 11-13th of April 2018. For more information please visit www.healthindifference.org