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International Volunteer Day – Get Involved

International Volunteer Day – Get Involved

Today is International Volunteer day, an annual occasion established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1985 to encourage give volunteer organisations an opportunity to spread awareness of their causes and encourage people to get involved. Here are some awesome organisations that accept volunteers and provide valuable services and facilities to the LGBTIQ community. Living […]

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Governor General Discusses LGBTI Suicide

Governor General Discusses LGBTI Suicide

Just days after her controversial remarks regarding Marriage Equality and an Australian republic the Governor General has spoken out on the topic of suicide rates of people of diverse sexuality and gender. Today in Melbourne the Governor General, Quentin Bryce launched an e-book by mental health advocacy group beyondblue. ‘Families Like Mine’ includes advice for […]

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Lifeline Launch Bean Talkin’

Lifeline Launch Bean Talkin’

Lifeline have launched a new service on World Suicide Prevention Day. Bean Talkin’ is a unique mobile coffee van concept, which will attend local events to raise awareness about the importance of good mental health and raise funds for Lifeline WA. Staffed by volunteers, all profits from Bean Talkin’ sales will go directly towards supporting […]

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The Black Diamond Ball

The Black Diamond Ball

This month Lifeline marks 50 years of service in Australia and their upcomming annual Black Diamond Ball is an essential part of the organisations fundraising program. Lifeline WA CEO Fiona Kalaf explained to OUTinPerth the scope of work that the organisation undertakes and why it needs ongoing community support. “It’s a pretty amazing achievement,” says […]

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