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Oct24

Queensland transgender advocates meet with Corrective Services to review prison guidelines

POSTED ON // Saturday, 24 October 2015 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Queensland transgender advocates meet with Corrective Services to review prison guidelines

A meeting between transgender advocates and Queensland Corrective Services last week could lead to the first update of prison guidelines for trans prisoners in two decades. 

Oct23

Wendybird meets up this Saturday in New Farm

POSTED ON // Friday, 23 October 2015 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Wendybird meets up this Saturday in New Farm

Mental health and well-being group Wendybird is meeting this Saturday at New Farm Neighbourhood Centre. 

Oct09

Max MacKenzie takes on Mental Health role at Clinic 30

POSTED ON // Friday, 09 October 2015 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Max MacKenzie takes on Mental Health role at Clinic 30

Clinic 30, the sexual and mental health centre operated by the Queensland AIDS Council, has appointed a new mental health social worker. 

Sep26

Resources aim to assist ageing LGBTI population

POSTED ON // Saturday, 26 September 2015 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Resources aim to assist ageing LGBTI population

Australia’s mental health researchers are collaborating with beyondblue to look into the issues around LGBTI ageing.

Sep19

Charity auction raises $5,000 for Open Doors

POSTED ON // Saturday, 19 September 2015 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Charity auction raises $5,000 for Open Doors

A charity auction has raised approximately $5,000 for a Brisbane LGBTIQ youth service. 

Sep06

Attitudes of aged care workers towards LGBTI people might affect queer seniors: Kirby

POSTED ON // Sunday, 06 September 2015 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Attitudes of aged care workers towards LGBTI people might affect queer seniors: Kirby

Former High Court Justice Michael Kirby says migrant aged care workers’ attitudes could prove a challenge if they were looking after LGBTI seniors. 

Aug23

Gay conversion therapy now illegal in Illinois

POSTED ON // Sunday, 23 August 2015 Written by // Andrew Shaw

 Gay conversion therapy now illegal in Illinois

A bill to protect LGBTI youth from gay conversion therapy has become law in the US state of Illinois. 

Aug10

UK mental health survey finds gay men suffer from low self esteem

POSTED ON // Monday, 10 August 2015 Written by // Andrew Shaw

UK mental health survey finds gay men suffer from low self esteem

A UK survey of gay men has found mental health problems are the result of a number of factors.

Aug03

Building resilience: Mental health workshops for people living with HIV at Albion Centre

POSTED ON // Monday, 03 August 2015

Building resilience: Mental health workshops for people living with HIV at Albion Centre

Mental health challenges, such as such as depression and anxiety, can affect anyone but people living with HIV may be more likely experience issues that affect their mental health, due to stress, stigma and other factors. 

Jul16

AIDS Council consults Cairns community as Queensland Health funding process continues

POSTED ON // Thursday, 16 July 2015 Written by // Andrew Shaw

AIDS Council consults Cairns community as Queensland Health funding process continues

The Queensland AIDS Council will consult the Cairns community in a forum tonight (July 16) to look into building closer ties with the city's LGBTIQ population.

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