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Rainbow on the Reef

QC and 2Spirits at dazzling Rainbow on the Reef

The Queensland Council for LGBTI Health – QC  and 2Spirits teams recently experienced the joy of Gladstone’s first Pride celebration. The Rainbow on the Reef group, formed last year, organised the inaugural event. And what a Pride it was! Rainbow on the Reef hosted the celebrations across the weekend of June 10-12. All of us …

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QC announces regional Queensland expansion

In an open letter to members of the Queensland LGBTIQA+ communities, Rebecca Reynolds, CEO of QC — Queensland Council for LGBTI Health, announces plans to expand the organisation’s on-the-ground services. In addition to the state-wide expansion, QC will also examine the feasibility of a future Pride Centre as both state headquarters and a community resource. …

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LGBTIQ+ people with disability – shifting the framework

Our LGBTIQ+ communities are diverse in many different ways and the Queensland Council for LGBTI Health (QC) has been working through a way to meet and walk alongside our communities, support people, allies and services in the disability space. Communities and people with lived experience of disability guided the conversations and helped shape the plan. …

Aged Care System Navigator

QC’s Aged Care System Navigator: respecting culture & identity

Towards the end of January, I read with some joy the article on the catch up between Bill Rutkin and Sister Angela Mary Doyle. It reminded me how our past informs our present, particularly in reference to QC’s Aged Care System Navigator program. Rebecca Reynolds is Chief Executive Officer of The Queensland Council for LGBTI Health …

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QC’s Rebecca Reynolds on Year Endings and New Beginnings

Rebecca Reynolds from the Queensland Council for LGBTI Health (QC) looks to the year-end and the year ahead. As QC looks to 2022, the organisation pays tribute to former President, Peter Black, and welcomes longtime board member Melissa Fox into the role. 2021 has been a year right? We thought that 2020 was one for …

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World AIDS Day 2021, 40 years of HIV

Anniversaries offer an opportunity to reflect on where we came from and the path ahead. This year marks 40 years since the first official reports of the condition later known as AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). On World AIDS Day (WAD) 2021, we remember the more than 32 million people lost to HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) …

QCGP+ gay community periodic survey

Gay Community Periodic Surveys: Champions of Change 

Rebecca Reynolds writes on the contribution of changemakers within our communities. Right now, the annual Gay Community Periodic Survey is taking place. Recently, QC launched the inclusive chosen families General Practice, QCGP+. Changemakers recognise what needs to change and act to make it happen. They recognise that things may not look different on a day-to-day …

Breakfast with a Twist Religious Freedom Bill Panel

Breakfast With a Twist: Religious Freedom Bill Panel

Pride Business Network (PBN) will devote their 14 September Breakfast With a Twist to a panel discussion on upcoming federal government legislation. The Religious Freedom Bill Panel will feature community leaders and political figures in addition to open discussion of the bill. PBN President Richard Bakker said members of the organisation expressed an interest in …

CAMP

Peter Black on 50 years of C.A.M.P. in Queensland | CAMP INK

On the opening night of the annual MELT Festival at Brisbane Powerhouse, QC President Peter Black delivered a speech on the 50th anniversary of CAMP on Queensland. The Campaign Against Moral Persecution was the first local organisation dedicated to homosexual law reform in the state.  Peter Black Peter Black is the Associate Dean of Learning …

naidoc week

A different Pride celebration: NAIDOC Week

Fresh from one month of visibility and celebration to another! We are now into NAIDOC Week which celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC Week is celebrated by all Australians. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We especially have some …

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