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Lifeline WA seek input on Rural & Regional LGBTIQ+ Communities Project

Lifeline WA seek input on Rural & Regional LGBTIQ+ Communities Project

Lifeline WA and Community TAB are seeking LGBTIQ+ people and their loved ones who will help inform an upcoming project. The co-design workshop will explore ways to better connect rural and regional LGBTIQ+ communities in Western Australia. The project, funded by Community TAB, seeks to support and empower LGBTIQ+ people in rural and regional areas […]

Health workers team up with Grindr to tackle HIV in Bulgaria

Health workers team up with Grindr to tackle HIV in Bulgaria

Health workers in Bulgaria have teamed up with dating app Grindr rolling out an innovative program that aims to get more people testing for HIV. New cases of HIV are soaring in the socially conservative country, so to reach out to their target audience a charity offered free self testing kits to anyone who wanted […]

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Born To Sparkle are bringing ‘inner sparkliness’ to the world

Born To Sparkle are bringing ‘inner sparkliness’ to the world

Mrs Sparkles time to shine has arrived! Belle Maccoll is a staunch mum, a small business owner and possesses an admirable amount of strength and resilience every day. In 2015, Belle barely escaped with her life after a head-on collision with an oncoming driver. “It was a really terrifying accident… very tragic” said her partner […]

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Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras launches its bid for World Pride 2023

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras launches its bid for World Pride 2023

Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras has announced their formal bid for WorldPride 2023. With support from the Department of Premier and Cabinet, ANZ, Tourism Australia and Qantas, an Australian delegation sets out this week to travel to key international destinations where they will present the case for Sydney to this marquee LGBTQI festival. WorldPride […]

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Work begins on the foundations of Victoria’s new Pride Centre

Work begins on the foundations of Victoria’s new Pride Centre

Work on Victoria’s new Pride centre is progressing with work on the centre’s foundations well underway. “The start of foundation works cements our future as part of a progressive, vibrant and diverse Victoria” said Jude Munro AO, Chair of the Victorian Pride Centre. While viewing the site of Australia’s first LGBTIQ Pride Centre, Munro was […]

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WA AIDS Council hosting WA Men’s Health and Wellbeing Brunch

WA AIDS Council hosting WA Men’s Health and Wellbeing Brunch

The WA AIDS Council are hosting a free brunch for same-sex attracted, trans and gender diverse, and intersex men to support the launch of the WA Men’s Health and Wellbeing Policy. The Health Department document examines the health disparities faced by men in Western Australia and proposes changed that will positively impact the health and […]

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Researchers want to find out more about being LGBQ and a FIFO worker

Researchers want to find out more about being LGBQ and a FIFO worker

Researchers at Edith Cowan University are looking to find out more about people who identify as LGBQ who have worked as Fly-in – Fly-out (FIFO) workers in the mining industry. Whether you’ve experienced discrimination, stigma, heterosexism or whether your experiences have all being positive, researchers would like to hear from you. Researcher Lesley Brown is […]

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Do you want to be part of a new podcast about methamphetamine use?

Do you want to be part of a new podcast about methamphetamine use?

Are you a gay or bisexual man who has experience of using crystal methamphetamine? The Centre for Social Research in Health (CSRH) is producing a series of podcasts, in partnership with ACON, Thorne Harbour Health, South Australia Mobilisation + Empowerment for Sexual Health (SAMESH) and the Western Australian AIDS Council (WAAC), exploring crystal methamphetamine use among […]

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Perth Pythons & Loton Park nominated for Pride In Sports Awards

Perth Pythons & Loton Park nominated for Pride In Sports Awards

Local LGBTI+ sporting clubs Perth Pythons Hockey Club and Loton Park Tennis Club have been named as finalists in this year’s Australian Pride In Sports Awards. On June 12th, the Pythons will be in the running for the 2019 LGBTI Community Sporting Award for initiatives that make an “outstanding contribution… to the broader role of […]

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New South Wales reports progress towards ending HIV

New South Wales reports progress towards ending HIV

The latest data showing a continued decline in HIV transmission rates in NSW has been welcomed by the state’s leading HIV prevention and HIV support organisation, ACON. The NSW HIV Strategy Data Report – Quarter 1 shows that in the first three months of 2019, there were 22 per cent fewer HIV notifications compared to […]

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