Ygender is for Trans*, Genderqueer, Gender Questioning young people and Friends ! It's a fantastic group that's doing some really great stuff...including monthly social events, discussion group and several projects. If you haven't checked it out yet visit www.ygender.com and get more infomation.read more
The Pridentity Resource Kit, the inclusive sexuality resource developed by Catherine Reidy from the regional health service Women’s Health in the North, has been featured in the opinion section of Melbourne's Age newspaper.
Read article here: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/being-who-you-are-20110821-1j50c.html
and full interview transcript here: ttp://www.theage.com.au/national/full-transcript-catherine-reidy-in-the-zone-20110821-1j55b.htmlread more
Wear it Purple has a simple message:
“You have the right to be proud of who you are.”
On September 22nd 2010, 18 year old Tyler Clementi threw himself off the George Washington Bridge in New Jersey. He had just been publically ‘outed’ as gay by his roommate, who video streamed footage of his sexual encounter with another man on the internet without his knowledge or permission. A media frenzy began, and report after report poured i...n about the individual stories of young people who were committing suicide because of bullying and homophobia.read more
Minus 18 has held its first general meeting with a 13-person-strong board. The move will see the organisation become financially independent and shift away from its reliance on the ALSO Foundation. Under the group’s new rules over half the board must be under the age of 26. Chair, James Campbell, said the group will remain a youth committee of young volunteers that will continue to support and advocate dor the health and wellbeing of same sex attracted and transgender (SSAT) young people.read more
Thousands gathered on the streets of Melbourne on Saturday the 13th to call for marriage equality and mark seven years since the Marriage Act was changed to exclude same-sex couples.read more
The rally concluded on the Treasury Building steps where same-sex couples participated in a mass ‘illegal’ wedding.