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New national group formed to support bisexual mental health

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The largest study of bisexual Australians has led to the formation of a new organisation aimed at improving their mental health through support, education and research. The new group Bi+ Australia is the brainchild of La Trobe University researcher Julia Taylor and follows the completion of her Who I Am study, a survey of 2600 …

LGBTIQ people disability Discrimination

Forty-six percent of LGBTIQ people with a disability experienced discrimination, harassment or abuse in the past year. A report by academics William Leonard and Dr. Rosemary Mann discusses the impact of discrimination and social exclusion on the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ people with disability. La Trobe University La Trobe University along with advocacy groups …

Midsumma Festival

Young LGBTIQ people in the Victorian city of Bendigo will celebrate diversity at an inclusive Rainbow Ball event later this year. The Rainbow Ball is being organised by Bendigo Police’s Gay and Lesbian Liaison Officers in conjunction with a number of youth and other community groups, and will be held at Ulumbarra Theatre on September …