HiD 2015

Health in Difference 2015 conference

LGBTI Life events time line – Quick drawing

A “Quick Draw” style workshop presentation using a whiteboard and interacting with the audience. A “strengths to goals” themed session can be demonstrated where people’s strengths can be quick drawn on the whiteboard followed by a described goal from this strength…

Many shades of blue: enhancing mental health service delivery for LGBTI populations

The Many Shades of Blue research project was conducted in the West Moreton-Oxley region of Queensland. This area is located west of Brisbane and includes metropolitan, regional and rural regions. The LGBTI populations are hidden and many seek healthcare and mental health support from professionals without disclosing their identity…

The Invisible Becoming Visible – A Journey into the Unknown

An account of Lifeview Residential Care’s continuing journey to becoming an inclusive and culturally safe aged care provider for all but especially for older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people…

The Safer Space Guidelines: Twenty10’s therapeutic framework for Drop-in space for LGBTIQA young people

The Safer Space Guidelines are the way Twenty10 Inc. GLCS NSW articulates the expectations of all service users, visitors, staff and volunteers who access the service. They are an invitation toward participating in the development of the culture in the space and, to practice learning ways to be responsible for one’s own behaviour – in creating a safer space…

Reconciling Religiosity and Diverse Sexuality in Young People

Young people with diverse sexualities (YPDS) are often distanced from their spiritual needs due to heterosexism and homophobia within faith communities. This directly impacts on their psychological wellbeing and development, sometimes resulting in self harm and even suicide…