Why does this project exist?
LGTBQIA+ Disability Advocacy and Connection is a free specialist service
This project is funded by the Victorian Government and is
Who is it for?
All Victorian LGBTQIA+ disabled
- LGBTQIA+ includes but is not limited to; a person who is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,
Transgender and/or Gender Diverse, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, BrotherBoy, SisterGirl, Pansexual etc.
- Disability comprises of formal and self-diagnosis and includes, but is not limited to; chronic health condition/s, paraplegia, quadriplegia, short stature, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, learning disabilities, ADHD, neurodivergence, brain injury, autism, mental health conditions, hearing impairments, d/Deaf, visual impairments etc.
- Friends and family can include carers, biological and chosen family, support workers, and allies.
What does it look like?
LGBTQIA+ Disability Advocacy and Connection will offer a wide
When and where?
Programs will begin in early 2022! We will ensure to have a combination of online and in-person programs. In-person programs will likely run at Drummond Street Services’ sites in Naarm/Melbourne on Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Country, and Djilang/Geelong
We recognise everyone has varying accessibility needs and are happy to discuss specific individual access needs. Examples of access needs may be:
- Plain English
- Auslan interpreters if needed
- Translators if needed
- Wheelchair accessible rooms and bathrooms in Drummond Street Services sites
- Varying seating options
- Quiet spaces
- Lighting adjustments
- Live captioners if needed
- Reading from the chat
Please also see attending queerspace appointments, groups or training.
How do I sign up?
More information on how to sign up will be available soon! Watch this space.
To get in touch contact firstname.lastname@example.org