With festivities of the 2014 “world cup of gay rugby” having kicked off yesterday, PFLAG Australia’s national spokesperson Shelley Argent pens her thoughts on what sporting codes need to do to be more inclusive and welcoming.
The founder of LGBTI Indigenous Australian social network Black Rainbow, Dameyon Bonson, pens his thoughts on the lack of solid mental health data available among LGBTI Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Last week, the NSW arm of the Safe Schools Coalition national rollout was launched. It is the single largest investment in an anti-homophobia and anti-transphobia program in NSW schools, and comes after the initiative was pioneered in Victoria.
At the launch in NSW Parliament, 18-year-old Laura Blundell, who just completed her HSC at Manly Selective, spoke of her personal experience of coming out as gay. The article below is a copy of her speech.