HiD 2018

Working better with LGBQ young people in AOD treatment services

Description In 2016-17 YSAS conducted a census of the psychosocial complexity facing young people in the Victorian and Queensland youth alcohol and other drug systems. The results of over 2500 young people enrolled in the services at this time show the complexity present in these young people’s lives in terms of family, education and employment,… Continue reading Working better with LGBQ young people in AOD treatment services »

“Islam and queer identity‰” how it is impacting the attitudes of LGBTIQ Muslims in Australia

Description Islam is a very diverse faith group with some 1.6 billion followers on six continents. In most Muslim countries, homosexuality is illegal and in some countries, including Iran and Saudi Arabia, it is punishable by death. Despite being young compared to Judaism or Christianity Islam doesn‰’t provide any clear and specific definition of sexual… Continue reading “Islam and queer identity‰” how it is impacting the attitudes of LGBTIQ Muslims in Australia »

Violence in our communities: Working with LGBTIQ perpetrators of intimate partner violence

Description There is increasing evidence that rates of intimate partner violence (IPV) within lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) relationships are as high as in cisgender heterosexual relationships. Currently, almost all mainstream perpetrator intervention programs are not designed to adequately meet the specific and unique needs of LGBTIQ people who use family violence…. Continue reading Violence in our communities: Working with LGBTIQ perpetrators of intimate partner violence »

Volunteer Sign-up Form

Please use this form to complete your sign-up as a volunteer for HID 2018. We really appreciate your generous offer to be involved and are looking forward to working with you. If you have any questions about this form, please email hid2018@lgbtihealth.org.au