Just in time for IDAHOBIT, see how you can reduce discrimination in the workplace for LGBTI folk, and celebrate your LGBTI peers
LGBTI experiences of COVID 19. We’ve asked some rather incredible community leaders to share their stories and their work with us. We hope to illuminate the health and wellbeing impacts of the pandemic for different LGBTI communities and individuals, and those who work with our communities.
National LGBTI Health Alliance calls for intergenerational support during the COVID 19 crisis. The National LGBTI Health Alliance supports government advice to all older LGBTI people to stay at home during this COVID 19 crisis. All people over 70 years old, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over 50 and anyone over 60 with a… Continue reading National LGBTI Health Alliance calls for intergenerational support during the COVID 19 crisis »
As part of the #LGBTIHealthPledge campaign, we’ll be providing #LGBTI inclusive practice tips daily. Today’s tip is for services with TGD clients!
Blues to Rainbows report asked 188 trans and gender diverse young people their reasons for not seeing a health care professional. Among the reasons were fears that they wouldn’t be understood (33%), the language used by health professionals made them feel uncomfortable or angry (23%), and negative past experiences (30%).
To download and share our #LGBTIHealthPledge visit our campaign webpage today: https://bit.ly/2WcvJBa
Description Bfriend is one of the last remaining LGBTQA+ specific services in SA, currently operated by two part-time workers and housed in Uniting Communities, one of the largest NGOs in the state. Best known for its free peer mentoring program that connects LGBTQA+ people with volunteers from the community, Bfriend has supported Adelaide’s LGBTQA+ community… Continue reading Network Mindout Webinar: 25 years of LGBTQ+ peer support and social connection »
Being LGBTIQ+ and Muslim in Sydney Description Sydney Queer Muslims is a non-profit organisation dedicated to providing social support, education and resources to individuals and families in NSW. We advocate for better access to mental health care and safer pathways for people escaping family violence. This webinar will highlight some key issues affecting LGBTQ+ Muslims… Continue reading Network Mindout Webinar: Sydney Queer Muslims »
Description: Bisexual+ people are thought to be the largest group in the LGBTIQ+ population, yet are commonly misunderstood by mainstream society and often invisible in the broader LGBTIQ+ discourse. Although many bisexuals are comfortable with, if not proud of their identity, research from around the world tells us that bisexual+ people are more vulnerable to… Continue reading NEWTORK MINDOUT WEBINAR- THE IMPACT OF BISEXUAL+ INVISIBILITY ON MENTAL HEALTH »
We hope the referrals below can support your service to continue delivering to LGBTI communities during the COVID-19 viral epidemic. The Alliance is acutely aware of the hardship facing organisations providing essential services and programs to LGBTI communities at this time. Many people across LGBTI communities rely on daily medication, for example, people living with HIV,… Continue reading Health and Wellbeing Services: COVID-19 »
This is a central place for LGBTI organisations (the full members of the National LGBTI Health Alliance) that are working to support LGBTI people throughout the changing COVID-19 environment. Please use our survey to tell us how we can best support you. Please see more on recent changes from the National LGBTI Health Alliance here…. Continue reading LGBTI Organisations and Policy: COVID-19 »
Expressions of interest are being sought from trans and gender diverse (TGD) community members, including community members who are representatives of TGD organisations and groups, who would like to join the Alliance’s Trans and Gender Diverse Advisory Committee. About the National LGBTI Health Alliance The National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance) is the national peak… Continue reading Call for Expressions of Interest: National Trans & Gender Diverse Advisory Committee »
After consideration of the current advice that is being provided with regard to coronavirus and ways to reduce transmission, the National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance), the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people (LGBTI) and… Continue reading Statement on Impact of COVID-19: Health Alliance »
The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations and the National LGBTI Health Alliance call for health practitioners and medical professionals to ensure the health needs of LGBTI people are considered across all responses to the COVID-19 outbreak. It is recognised that LGBTI people experience higher rates of chronic health conditions which means that many are at… Continue reading COVID-19 and LGBTI communities »