Resources For Young People

First Nations Rainbow was set up to bring together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who also identify as brotherboys, sistergirls or as part of the LGBTQI community to be able to strengthen community, improve wellbeing and reduce stigma and discrimination.

Leadership & Support Group for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Lesbians and Same Sex Attracted Women.

Indigilez  aims to provide a culturally safe, friendly environment by encouraging & fostering women to speak their hopes & dreams; to achieve goals in leadership & support focusing on improving women’s health and wellbeing; to continue to form and maintain positive partnerships; to unite and embrace our multicultural LGBTI community; to share leadership, adapt & develop positive partnerships to encourage participation and networking; to aspire to influence and be inclusive in any decision-making processes, resources and appropriate services relating to our women; to participate in discussions and events that support the LGBTI and Indigenous community; to influence policy & development and implement programs for our women.
IndigiLez believes in equality, peace, harmony and recognition of human rights; they will respect diversity and common purpose, and provide promotion and referral pertaining to health inclusive of mental health & social and emotional wellbeing.

Gar'ban'djee'lum is an independent social network for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender people, sistergirls and brotherboys (GLBTSB) in and around Brisbane.

Provides health related resources for all Indigenous people, includes LGBTI and Sistergirl and Brotherboy relevant resources.

Black Rainbow is a national advocacy platform and touchpoint for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBQTI) peoples. We support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBQTI people through a variety of community projects and initiatives that we have, and continue, to develop. We call these initiatives Contagion of Love projects. 

We are a non-profit social enterprise that is 100% Indigenous owned and operated. Black Rainbow is premised by advocacy, leadership, and solutions which identify and address social and cultural determinants of wellbeing as they relate to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians whom identify as LGBQTI. 

At Black Rainbow, we believe that identifying and addressing the social determinants of health is central to improving Indigenous Australian LGBQTI health outcomes. This includes LGBQTI-phobias and racism. Through our grassroots and diverse approaches, we strive to alleviate a wide range of health outcomes including the prevalence of suicide and non-suicidal self-harm in our communities.

Facebook page for gender diverse Aboriginal Sistergirls and Brotherboys. Family, friends are supporters are also welcome to join the group.

LGBTIQ+ youth homelessness information for Perth, WA.

Provides a list of LGBTIQ+ friendly homelessness services, with contact details and other advice what each service offers. Includes additional information about services that support LGBTIQ+ young people's well-being.

Provides health related resources for all Indigenous people, includes LGBTI and Sistergirl and Brotherboy relevant resources.

Resources For Services

This resource is part of the Rainbow eQuality Guide, developed by the Victorian Government LGBTI Taskforce along with LGBTI Health and Human Services and Justice Working Groups.

"This Rainbow eQuality Guide was developed to assist mainstream health and community service agencies identify and adopt inclusive practices and become more responsive to the health and wellbeing needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals and communities.

Inclusive practice is an essential part of the delivery of health and human services, not an add-on or afterthought."

Get in contact

If you have any questions or would like more information you can contact the project team here:

Email: Rainbow.Knowledge@telethonkids.org.au

Phone: (08) 6319 1062

Get help now

If you are in need of help urgently, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14

www.lifeline.org.au

 

You can also access support at:

 

Kids Helpline (free call) 

1800 55 1800  

kidshelpline.com.au

or

QLife (free call or webchat) 

1800 184 527 

www.qlife.org.au

Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that this research is taking place on the traditional lands of the Whadjuk Noongar people. We pay our respect to the Elders past, present and emerging.

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