Drummond street services wish to express our wholehearted gratitude to the Victorian Government for recently introducing a Bill to outlaw damaging conversion practices and call on all Victorian MPs to support the Bill.
Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire are in a new period lockdown. Stage 3 restrictions are now in place until 11:59 Wednesday 19 August 2020. If you live in these areas there are only 4 reasons you can leave home. Shopping for food and other essential items To provide care giving, for compassionate reasons or to […]
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COVID-19 and Family Violence for LGBTIQ+ people As we prepare ourselves for physical distancing and self-isolation, we need to remember home is not always the safest place. For some in our community – job losses and insecure housing can mean that we are forced back to other homes with family or friends which can be […]
COVID-19 Response: We are here and not going anywhere, but how we stay in touch, deliver services may change as the community grapples with responding to COVID-19. This is a message to all drummond street service users, communities, sector friends, community organisations, support groups and suppliers. drummond street services want to reassure you we will […]
queerspace are now conducting our annual festival survey so we can build our understanding of how to improve mental health services for LGBTIQ+ people and advocate for community needs. If you are an LGBTIQ+ person, please take the time to answer the survey below or share with others! This survey takes about 10 – 15 […]
The links between mental health and homelessness are well known and these issues have significant impacts on LGBTIQ+ people. We also know there is a lack of supported accommodation and recovery options which address the high levels of distress among people with complex needs and who have lived experience of intersectional identities (e.g. diverse sexual/gender/race/culture […]
by JESSE JONES for QN Magazine Link to live article: https://qnews.com.au/50-plus-lgbtiq-people-access-mental-health-services-qn-magazine/ Image_ Facebook More than half of the LGBTIQ community access mental health services according to new research by Melbourne’s Drummond Street Services. Markedly, cis women and trans people show up as most likely to access help. The Queerspace Survey Results 2019 show some concerning findings and […]
Six months ago, political leaders decided to hold a postal survey asking all of Australia to vote on the marital rights of some of us. This thrust LGBTIQA+ people into the spotlight, and our communities, whilst trying to protect ourselves from the ‘debate’, also suffered fractures within. Two weeks after the announcement queerspace sat down with people […]