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Mardi Gras & ANZ Community Grants available for LGBTIQ groups

Mardi Gras & ANZ Community Grants available for LGBTIQ groups

ANZ and Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras opened applications for its national LGBTIQ+ community grants program. The bank is a long running sponsor of the Mardi Gras and said its research shows that almost half a million Australian LGBTIQ+ community members 1 are still not comfortable being their true selves and discussing their sexuality […]

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Out For Australia announce 30 Under 30 LGBTIQ+ role models

Out For Australia announce 30 Under 30 LGBTIQ+ role models

Out For Australia have announced the winners of their inaugural 30 Under 30 awards, recognising the next generation of young Australian LGBTIQ+ role models. The winners were decided by selection panel, seeking individuals who demonstrated tangible contributions to bettering the lives of LGBTIQ+ people in Australia, success in their respective career and living the qualities […]

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Help RTRFM and ‘All Things Queer’ by becoming a subscriber

Help RTRFM and ‘All Things Queer’ by becoming a subscriber

Alongside our work at OUTinPerth, our team volunteers time each week to help create All Things Queer at community radio station RTRFM 92.1 This week the station is holding their annual radiothon fundraiser and asking people to become a subscriber or donate. There are many benefits to becoming a subscriber, but I think the most […]

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LGBTI Health Alliance voices support for more census data

LGBTI Health Alliance voices support for more census data

The LGBTI Health Alliance has voiced its support for more census data to be collected about Australian people’s gender identity and sexuality. The health group says insufficient data collection means that the government is not able to adequately supply services to all Australians. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has recently identified sexual orientation, gender […]

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Perth Roller Derby to be first WA league to play in Europe

Perth Roller Derby to be first WA league to play in Europe

Perth Roller Derby is taking off to the happiest place on earth – Helsinki, Finland – for the WFTDA European Continental Cup on October 5-6. Established in Perth, Western Australia way back in 2008, PRD has been growing and getting stronger ever since. It has been a league goal to travel internationally to compete and […]

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EOIs sought for aged care Royal Commission Advisory Group

EOIs sought for aged care Royal Commission Advisory Group

The National LGBTI Health Alliance are seeking expressions of interest from LGBTI elders and representatives to join an advisory group to inform a response to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. “The National LGBTI Health Alliance is being funded to hold nation-wide consultations with LGBTI elders and older people, their families, friends, […]

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Share your experiences and take part in the Private Lives 3 survey

Share your experiences and take part in the Private Lives 3 survey

You are invited to take part in the Private Lives 3 survey if you are aged 18 years or older, living in Australia and identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse, intersex or other related identities. The study is conducted by the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe […]

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Are you a bisexual person in a heterosexual relationship?

Are you a bisexual person in a heterosexual relationship?

Are you attracted to more than one gender and currently in a relationship with someone of a different gender? Researchers want to hear about your experiences for some vital research. Bi+ Australia are partnering with LaTrobe University, Curtin University, beyondblue, Thorne Harbour Health and CORES Australia to conduct the Story of Us project. The study […]

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Older men who have sex with men less likely to test for HIV

Older men who have sex with men less likely to test for HIV

Older men who have sex with men (MSM), but don’t identify with being gay, are less likely to get tested for HIV and researchers in Scotland suggest it is due to the mass homophobia of the 1980s. A new study in Scotland from the Glasgow Caledonian University shows that older men in this cohort are […]

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Head out for a walk this week with the WA Wanderers

Head out for a walk this week with the WA Wanderers

Pull on your boots and get out in the outdoors this week with the WA Wanderers. On Sunday 18th August the group will be undertaking the Zamia Walk in Bold Park, Reabold Hill to see the fresh wildflowers. The walk is on from 8:30am – 3:00pm, its a Grad 2 walk that is 5km long. […]

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