Category Archives: LGBT

Understanding LGBT Cyberbullying in Australia: A Call for Compassion and Action

Cyberbullying is when someone uses the internet to hurt, scare, or make fun of someone else. Sadly, this is a big problem for the LGBT community in Australia. LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. These individuals often face more bullying online than others. What Happens? LGBT cyberbullying can look like mean comments, […]

The Growing LGBT Community in Australia and Related Laws

Author: Luke, LGBT community member Australia has made great progress in recent years towards creating an inclusive and accepting society, and a notable aspect of this progress is the growing visibility and acceptance of the LGBT community. As a nation that values diversity, Australia has witnessed positive changes in attitudes, legal frameworks, and societal acceptance […]

Understanding Gender Identity: Exploring the Spectrum Beyond Binary

In recent years, there has been a growing recognition and understanding that gender is not simply limited to male and female. Gender identity exists on a diverse and expansive spectrum that encompasses a multitude of experiences and expressions. In this article, we will delve into the concept of gender identity beyond the binary, exploring the […]

Most Common Health issues of LGBT Individuals

Most common health issues of LGBT individuals

The LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community faces a unique set of health challenges. Due to societal discrimination, stigma, and marginalization, LGBT individuals may have limited access to healthcare and may be at an increased risk for certain health issues. Understanding the most common health issues faced by the LGBT community is crucial for […]

LGBT marriage laws in Australia

LGBT marriage laws in Australia

Marriage laws in Australia have undergone significant changes in recent years, with the legalisation of same-sex marriage in December 2017. The laws regarding LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) marriage in Australia are now similar to those for opposite-sex marriage, but there is still some variation among the states and territories. In this article, we […]

Conversion Therapy (ex gay therapy) Explained – Laws in Australia

Conversion Therapy (ex gay therapy) Explained – Laws in Australia

Conversion therapy, also known as “ex-gay” therapy, is a controversial practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. It is widely discredited by medical and psychological organizations and has been banned in several states in Australia. In this article, we will explain what conversion therapy is, the potential harms it can […]

LGBT Festivals and Events in Australia

The gay community in Australia is vibrant and beautiful, with festivals, parades and events across the country, you’ll find there’s always plenty to do. If you haven’t been to one of these festivals before or are looking for something different to do this year then you’re in luck! The LGBT community in Australia is flourishing. […]

Sydney World Pride 2023 – The Biggest LGBTQ Event in Australia

Sydney World Pride 2023

Sydney World Pride is the biggest LGBT event in Australia. It’s a long rainbow of activities and celebrations culminating with a spectacular parade through the city. World Pride has been held annually and is an international movement that aims to strengthen the global LGBTQ community through arts, education, and advocacy.  WorldPride events are usually held […]

How “R U OK” is helping the LGBT community in Australia

R U Ok LGBT

Countless local and worldwide campaigns calling for equality of LGBTQ signify that they are not yet entirely accepted by society. As a result, these vulnerable people are still being bullied and segregated in ways that may appear inhumane at times. We have heard heartbreaking stories wherein some even lead to the loss of life. Organisations […]