Trudi Murray was horrified at how her mother’s cousin was vilified growing up because of his sexuality. Determined to do something about this, she decided …
An art therapy program supporting LGBTIQ youth in Brisbane has won a statewide mental health award in the 2019 Queensland Mental Health Achievement Awards. The …
The $1.8 million commitment would fund four full-time staff over four years.
“Research shows that LGBTIQ people suffer domestic and family violence at the same rates, or perhaps even higher, than the broader community.”
“QuAC is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of all of Queensland’s LGBTI, brotherboy and sistergirl communities.”
Recipients of the grants received up to $10,000 with the aim of supporting the work of not-for-profit community organisations, charities, and individuals.
“In 2017, there were 12 new cases of AIDS reported in Queensland. Compared to the late 80s and early 90s, where there were hundreds of AIDS cases notified each year, this is a significant achievement.”
“We know that suicide attempts are three times more likely for LGBTI Australians than for the general population.”
“It’s seen to be a heterosexual female problem”