“It is clear that Australia’s political parties are increasingly recognising that LGBTIQ+ people are a force to be reckoned with.”
Demand for the service has increased over the past four years, including a 20 per cent rise in 2017-18 alone.
“Spending Christmas with your chosen family is better, because you get to choose who is there. There’s no awkward uncle still asking why I don’t have a girlfriend.”
For many LGBTI people the reality of Christmas can be very different.
Barry Humphries’ transphobic comments take attention away from important trans’ issues, according to leading activists from within the trans community.
As the internet implodes following the news a Hollywood A-lister is set to reveal he is HIV-positive, the Star Observer looks at ways to protect yourself from ignorant comments.
Gay and Lesbian Switchboard will begin training volunteers to support older LGBTI people in the Victoria community facing social isolation.