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SHINE’s Marriage Equality Counselling Service launches today

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SHINE SA, October 16, 2017 Is the marriage equality ‘debate’ making you feel hopeless, afraid, lonely, angry or upset? Are you struggling with relationships, discrimination or bullying? Not sure who to talk to or where to get help? Marriage Equality Counselling Service is a free, confidential telephone and online counselling service available to LGBTIQ South Australians of all ages, staffed...

SA Govt funds SHINE SA for more mental health support for the LGBTIQ community during marriage equality survey

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Ian Hunter MLC, September 16, 2017 The State Government will provide extra mental health and counselling services for the LGBTIQ community due to expected increases in demand while the marriage equality postal survey is conducted. According to beyondblue, LGBTI Australians have an increased risk of depression, anxiety, self-harming and suicidal thoughts. And they are twice as likely to suffer...

AMA throws its weight behind same-sex marriage, declares it a health issue

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The Age, May 20, 2017 The nation’s most powerful doctors’ group has thrown its weight behind same-sex marriage for the first time, declaring it a public health issue and calling on politicians to end the divisive debate. In an unprecedented move, the president of the typically conservative group, Dr Michael Gannon, has written to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader...

Interpersonal violence & LGBTIQ communities: Understanding & responding to experiences of LGBTIQ clients

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Addressing Violence Alliance (AVA) Featuring experts and dynamic guest speakers on current best practice policies and practice when working with LGBTIQ communities and their experiences of violence. This forum will cover policy & research perspectives, organizational & practitioner perspectives, as well as gaps and future advocacy goals. Including · Dr Niki Vincent (Commissioner for Equal...

LGBTIQ South Australians receive apology for past wrongs

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Rainbow Labor South Australia Inc, 1st Dec 2016 Rainbow Labor has welcomed today’s apology by South Australian Labor Premier, Jay Weatherill, to South Australian lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people. The apology, seconded by the Leader of the Opposition, recognises the discrimination LGBTIQ people have suffered under South Australian laws. Read more here rlsa...

Cutting Edge Issues in Sexuality and Relationships Education (Forum)

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SHine SA, October 2016 You are warmly invited to an interactive forum which will be held as an adjunct to the Australasian Sexual Health Conference being held in Adelaide, November 2016. Who is this for? Teachers, community educators, health promotion officers, registered nurses and midwives, doctors, counsellors and other interested people. Forum Themes • Taking gender and sexual diversity...

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