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The role of LGBTIQA+ peer-led services in meeting health needs in Australia

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Report: The role of LGBTIQA+ peer-led services in meeting the health needs of LGBTIQA+ people in Australia Meridian (ACT), June 2023 Meridian partnered with Collective Action – a social impact consultancy – to undertake research to find out more about the role of peer-led services in meeting the health needs of LGBTIQA+ people in Australia. Using an online survey, they asked LGBTIQA+ people about...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTQIASB+ people and mental health and wellbeing

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The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), 2023. Authors: Madi Day, Bronwyn Carlson, Dameyon Bonson and Terri Farrelly. The high rates of suicide-related behaviour among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, combined with similar evidence relating to LGBTQIA+ people, suggest that there is a need to investigate the compound risk of suicide-related behaviour among people who are...

The impacts of racism on access to healthcare for Brotherboys and Sistergirls

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interg Anwernekenhe National HIV Alliance; Health Equity Matters (formerly AFAO), June 2023 In these two episodes of the Indigenous podcast series, the Anwernekenhe National HIV Alliance are joined by several Brotherboys and Sistergirls to discuss the impacts of racism and access to healthcare. Listen to The impacts of racism on access to healthcare for Brotherboys (55 mins) Listen to The impacts...

Culturally and Racially Marginalised Women in Leadership: report

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Diversity Council of Australia (DCA), 07 Mar 2023 This ground-breaking new report re-examines the state of play for culturally and racially marginalised (CARM) women in leadership, focusing on how the intersections of two key marginalising characteristics – race and gender – are still operating in workplaces to lock CARM women out of leadership. The research, conducted by a team of...

Regional/rural LGBTQ + people’s access to quality primary healthcare in Australia

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When primary healthcare meets queerstory: community-based system dynamics influencing regional/rural LGBTQ + people’s access to quality primary healthcare in Australia James J. Lucas, Rojan Afrouz, Andrew D. Brown, Sarah Epstein, Joleen Ryan, Joshua Hayward and Sharon L. Brennan-Olsen BMC Public Health 2023 23:387 Research article Published on: 23 February 2023 Abstract: Background Lesbian, gay...

First Queer Minds Matter workshop this Friday (free event)

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Queer Minds Matter, August 2022 Queer Minds Matter is a unique program that runs mental health awareness sessions for LGBTIQA+ people. The project began last year when Emma O’Loughlin teamed up with Margie Fischer from Feast Queer Youth Drop In to run 3 sessions about BPD and mental health for the LGBTIQA+ community, with a small grant for Mental Health Awareness Month. They received...

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