While there is currently no population-based data on completed suicides by LGBTI people in Australia, recent research has indicated that mental ill-health, self-harm, suicide attempt and suicidal ideation rates amongst LGBTI people are disproportionately higher than that of the general population. The recent debate surrounding the Australian Marriage Equality Survey demonstrated the negative impact inaccurate… Continue reading Network MindOUT Webinar: Communicating about Mental Illness and Suicide in LGBTI Communities »
Description This webinar will provide an overview of the work of the Brisbane North Primary Health Network (PHN) has been undertaking in the delivery of the National Suicide Prevention Trial. With 12 sites nationally, the National Suicide Prevention Trials are part of a regional approach to suicide prevention in Australia funded by the Commonwealth Department of… Continue reading Network MindOUT Webinar: Reflections from the Brisbane North PHN LGBTI Suicide Prevention Trial »
Description A Gender Agenda is unique in Australia for resourcing both intersex peer support and an intersex project worker position, the result of which is a one of a kind peer support model that can set a new standard for LGBTQ organisations. Join Cody Smith as they address the challenges of establishing intersex peer support,… Continue reading Network MindOUT Webinar: Building Intersex Peer Support »
The List of Transgender Writers and/or Writers with Intersex Variations provides a database of people that are available for commissioned writing and also sensitivity services. Full contact details are provided as well as examples of previous work. The list includes writers regularly published by The Guardian, Meanjin, Archer, Kill Your Darlings, Overland and more. The… Continue reading TRANSGENDER WRITERS AND/OR WRITERS WITH INTERSEX VARIATIONS IN AUSTRALIA »
Topic: A Critical Development Approach to Working with Transgender and Non-Binary Young People Description: This webinar aims to provide attendees with an overview of the mental health needs of transgender and non-binary young people, before outlining an approach to working with transgender and non-binary young people that is mindful of both their diverse needs, and… Continue reading Network MindOUT Webinar: Working with Transgender and Non-Binary Young People »
We are pleased to present our Annual Report for the 2016-2017 financial year.
National LGBTI Health Alliance Financial Report 2017-2018
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 »