Articles tagged with: LGBTI Health

Mar10

ACON receives $450,000 funding boost to combat drug and alcohol use in LGBTI community

POSTED ON // Friday, 10 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

ACON receives $450,000 funding boost to combat drug and alcohol use in LGBTI community

Central and Eastern Sydney PHN (CESPHN) has awarded ACON $450,000 in funding to assist the organisation in developing a better response to the problem use of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) among the areas LGBTIQ community.

Mar08

Take part in the LGBTI National Health Alliance LGBTIQ disability strategy

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 08 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Take part in the LGBTI National Health Alliance LGBTIQ disability strategy

Are you an LGBTIQ person living with disability?Are you the intimate partner/carer for an LGBTIQ person living with disability? Then the LGBTI National Health Alliance wants to hear from you.

Feb02

Indigenous sexual health program run by QuAC loses funding

POSTED ON // Thursday, 02 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Indigenous sexual health program run by QuAC loses funding

The federal government will cut funding to the Queensland AIDS Council’s (QuAC) 2 Spirits program – a sexual health initiative which has been running in Queensland for 21 years and was responsible for the ground-breaking Condoman campaign.

Dec17

Will Trump’s new health secretary make life harder for LGBTI people?

POSTED ON // Saturday, 17 December 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Will Trump’s new health secretary make life harder for LGBTI people?

In a country where there are a third more people without health insurance than the population of Australia, healthcare is a big issue for the US.

Dec01

30 years of ACON's HIV and LGBTI health campaigns now digitally archived

POSTED ON // Thursday, 01 December 2016 Written by // Reg Domingo

30 years of ACON's HIV and LGBTI health campaigns now digitally archived

ACON has launched a new online database collating HIV campaigns it has produced since it was established in 1985. 

Nov24

New online resources address domestic and family violence in LGBTI relationships

POSTED ON // Thursday, 24 November 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

New online resources address domestic and family violence in LGBTI relationships

A new short film Red Flags and website aim to help LGBTIQ people learn the early warning signs for domestic violence.

Mar26

Free webinar: Understanding LGBTIQ domestic and family violence

POSTED ON // Saturday, 26 March 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Free webinar: Understanding LGBTIQ domestic and family violence

1800 Respect is holding a webinar for health care professionals on understanding the complexities of LGBTIQ domestic and family violence.

Dec27

LGBTI community groups outline their plans for 2016

POSTED ON // Sunday, 27 December 2015

LGBTI community groups outline their plans for 2016

From the marriage equality plebiscite to access to PrEP and a push for better anti-discrimination protections, key LGBTI groups in NSW outline their plans for the year ahead.

Nov24

Shine SA gets Rainbow Tick for inclusion and diversity

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 24 November 2015 Written by // Ron Hughes

Shine SA gets Rainbow Tick for inclusion and diversity

SHine SA has become the first South Australian organisation to receive national Rainbow Tick accreditation for inclusion and diversity.

Nov16

GP and TV presenter Dr Brad McKay joins LGBTI health and HIV online hub, ‘CheckUp’

POSTED ON // Monday, 16 November 2015 Written by // Reg Domingo

GP and TV presenter Dr Brad McKay joins LGBTI health and HIV online hub, ‘CheckUp’

GP and TV presenter Brad McKay is joining the SX family as the resident doctor on our gay health and HIV online hub, CheckUp. And he can’t wait to hear all your questions. Reg Domingo reports.