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Bisexual Awareness Month is a time to focus on health and wellbeing

Bisexual Awareness Month is a time to focus on health and wellbeing

March is Bisexual Awareness Month, a dedicated time to promote cultural acceptance of the bisexual community as well as a moment to put greater focus on advocating for bisexual rights. It’s also a focal point for talking about bisexual health. There are strong indicators that more people in society are comfortable describing themselves as bisexual, especially […]

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The M Clinic is on the move to new home in West Perth

The M Clinic is on the move to new home in West Perth

Perth’s only sexual health clinic to offer confidential and non-judgmental STI testing and treatment by health professionals who are themselves part of the LGBTQI+ community, is on the move to a bigger and better location. The M Clinic, a service of the WA AIDS Council (WAAC), will be operating in its new home at 2 […]

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It’s Sexual Health Week – when did you last check your sexual health?

It’s Sexual Health Week – when did you last check your sexual health?

This week is Sexual Health Week, the WA AIDS Council (WAAC) shares some advice on how you can make sure you’re looking after your sexual health. Size is an issue Did you know that 70 per cent of men who do not like wearing condoms are wearing the wrong size? Contrary to popular belief, condoms […]

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Join the Perth Spectres for their first training session of 2021

Join the Perth Spectres for their first training session of 2021

The Perth Spectres, our local LGBTIQ+ basketball team, begin their training for 2021 on Sunday morning and everyone is invited to head down and join in the action. No matter what your skill level is you’re welcome to join in, it doesn’t matter if you recently retired from the NBA or are yet to master […]

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LGBTIQ+ Health Australia launch new name and strategic plan

LGBTIQ+ Health Australia launch new name and strategic plan

Australia’s peak body for LGBTIQ+ health has revealed its new name and launched their Strategic Plan for the next three years. Formerly known as National LGBTI Health Alliance, LGBTIQ+ Health Australia made the name change after consultation with members and staff, hoping to reflect the organisation’s aspirations for nation focus on our communities’ health. “Our […]

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Have your say on the delivery of primary health care

Have your say on the delivery of primary health care

The WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) is calling for expressions of interest from people with lived experience and experts in the field of LGBTIQ+ health service delivery to join an LGBTIQ+ Stakeholder Reference Group. By providing their valuable insight, this will improve and strengthen WAPHA’s inclusive practice and influence the practice of health professionals and […]

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Pride in Diversity survey seeks First Nations LGBTQ+ workplace experiences

Pride in Diversity survey seeks First Nations LGBTQ+ workplace experiences

New South Wales LGBTQ+ health organisation ACON and the Jumbunna Institute Indigenous People and Work Hub have partnered on a new project. The survey seeks to learn more about First Nations LGBTQ+, sistergirl & brotherboy experiences in the workplace. The project is being run as part of ACON’s Pride In Diversity program, a national LGBTQ+ […]

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ACON launch project to support LGBTQ+ people with disability

ACON launch project to support LGBTQ+ people with disability

New South Wales health promotion organisation ACON have announced a new project this December 3rd; International Day of People with Disability. ACON’s LGBTQ People with Disability Project is described as a dedicated unit to provide support, advocacy, skills-bulding and visibility to sexuality and gender diverse people with disabilities across Australia. The project is accompanied by […]

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Local organisations mark World AIDS Day in Yagan Square

Local organisations mark World AIDS Day in Yagan Square

December 1st is World AIDS Day, an opportunity to learn more about HIV/AIDS, stand against stigma and remember those we’ve lost. The WA AIDS Council (WAAC), Positive Organisation of Western Australia (POWA) and other community groups are marking the occasion all day in Yagan Square, kicking off proceedings this morning with a community breakfast and […]

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World AIDS Day 2020: Now more than ever

World AIDS Day 2020: Now more than ever

Tuesday 1st December is World AIDS Day, an occasion to raise awareness surrounding HIV/AIDS in 2020, and remember those we’ve lost due to AIDS-related complications. The date has been marked in 1988, and this year the theme is “Now More Than Ever”, tying in with the COVID-19 pandemic the world is facing together. This year, […]

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