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Government must support LGBTQIA+ human rights defenders, says Australian aid peak

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Media release | Friday, 17 May 2024 Today marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), a timely reminder to advocate and take action for LGBTQIA+ rights across the world.   Despite decades of progress on LGBTQIA+ rights in many countries, from decriminalisation to recognition of same-sex marriage, including in Australia, rights have … Continued

Budget lights a path to virtual elimination of HIV transmission

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    The Albanese Government has made a strong stride towards the virtual elimination of HIV transmission with tonight’s $43.9 million Budget commitment to expand access to PrEP,  roll out HIV self-testing, deepen the connection with culturally diverse communities and provide additional resources for the HIV workforce, according to Health Equity Matters, Australia’s HIV and … Continued

Budget lights a path to virtual elimination of HIV transmission

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    The Albanese Government has made a strong stride towards the virtual elimination of HIV transmission with tonight’s $43.9 million Budget commitment to expand access to PrEP,  roll out HIV self-testing, deepen the connection with culturally diverse communities and provide additional resources for the HIV workforce, according to Health Equity Matters, Australia’s HIV and … Continued

Four innovative HIV community-led programs in prevention and care receive Gilead grants worth $160,000

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– Inaugural Gilead Australia Community Grants Program recognises community organisations working to support people disproportionately impacted by HIV – – Applications now open for the next round of grant funding – Melbourne, Australia, 3 April 2024 – Four innovative programs targeting communities at-risk or disproportionately impacted by HIV are among the first recipients of the … Continued

Angels in America soars into Adelaide 2nd May

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The University of Adelaide Theatre Guild PresentsBy Special Arrangement with Broadway Play Publishing Inc, NYC ANGELS IN AMERICA A Gay Fantasia on National ThemesPart 1: Millennium ApproachesPart 2: Perestroika Written By Tony Kushner Directed by Hayley Horton Little Theatre 2 – 25 May 2024 A BROADWAY EPIC    An exciting, fantastic production in two parts, Angels … Continued

Pool open day for trans and gender diverse communities

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A fun, free, family-friendly open day for Sydney’s trans and gender diverse communities is on at Cook + Phillip Park Pool on Sunday 31 March.   On International Transgender Day of Visibility, visitors and their families and friends will enjoy free exclusive access to the pools and gym, and be treated to a DJ, aqua … Continued

Dash Heath-Paynter confirmed as Health Equity Matters CEO

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Health Equity Matters, Australia’s HIV and LGBTIQA+ health federation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dash Heath-Paynter as its new chief executive officer.   Dash takes on the leadership of Health Equity Matters after serving almost eight years as deputy CEO. During that period, Dash oversaw policy development, political advocacy and engagement. This encompassed the national … Continued

LGBTQIA+ SEA: Collecting Australian Queer Water Stories

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1 MARCH 2024 Collecting Australian Queer Water Stories The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is widely celebrated every year. This year the Australian National Maritime Museum is launching a research program to highlight queer maritime histories. This program will explore the experiences of LGBTQIA+ people living and working on our seas, rivers, lakes, and … Continued

CELEBRATE INCLUSIVITY AND DIVERSITY WITH CDC NSW AND RIDE WITH PRIDE

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21 February 2024: SYDNEY: CDC NSW is proud to announce the launch of the ‘Ride with Pride’ bus, a vibrant and inclusive initiative aimed at celebrating diversity and promoting inclusivity within our community. The ‘Ride with Pride’ bus is not just a mode of transportation; it’s a moving symbol of acceptance, equality, and unity. Adorned … Continued