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Research project to investigate needs of Aboriginal LGBTIQ youth

Research project to investigate needs of Aboriginal LGBTIQ youth

Researchers at the Telethon Kids Institute will use a $716,000 grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council to investigate the social and emotional well-being and mental health needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer (LGBTIQ). Dr Ashleigh Lin, head of Mental […]

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Black Rainbow: Mental health and the Indigenous queer community

‘Diversity is being invited to the party. Inclusion is being asked to dance’ – Verna Myers Dameyon Bonson, recipient of the Dr. Yunupingu Human Rights Award 2016, is working to strengthen Indigenous communities and improve the access to mental health services by Indigenous Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, Transgender and Intersex people and decrease homophobia and […]

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The Black Rainbow Living Well Foundation Achieves Fundraising Success

The Black Rainbow Living Well Foundation Achieves Fundraising Success

The Black Rainbow Living Well Foundation has recently announced that its fundraising campaign has been a success. The new initiative was launched to create a foundation to deliver support to indigenous LGBTI people and provide suicide prevention strategies. A crowdsource fundraising campaign was launched to fund the Black Rainbow Living Well Foundation through the website […]

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