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by Damien Stevens
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LGBTI experiences of homelessness

We are currently recruiting for a study on LGBTI Experiences of Homelessness in Victoria. Specifically, we are looking for people aged 15 and over who have firsthand experiences of homelessness and identify as LGBTI, who might be interested in

by
Damien Stevens
Aug 07 2017
News

Pamphlet upsets, angers many

At first glance it might look like a brightly coloured piece of junk mail, but a pamphlet from the Adelaide Street Preachers has caused concern among Greater Shepparton’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer community and

by
Sionnie Kelly
Jul 21 2017
News

Singing the ‘change’ tunes

A visiting choir performed songs of change for more than an hour on Saturday at Shepparton Uniting Church in Maude St Shepparton.. ‘‘The Melbourn Gay and Lesbian Chorus is Australia’s first inclusive and safe community

by
Hayden Thomson
Jul 04 2017
News

Proud day for Violet Town

The Violet Town police station is the first in Victoria to fly a rainbow flag on a permanent basis, in recognition of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse and intersex community.. ‘‘Events like this shouldn’t be taken

by
Hayden Thomson
May 23 2017
News

Fly flag for marriage equality

A former Shepparton man is calling on Greater Shepparton City Council to follow the lead of four councils around Australia and fly the rainbow flag.. Victoria’s Darebin City Council, Surf Coast Shire and Yarra City Council, as well as Palmerston

by
Taylah Burrows
May 19 2017
Education

Dedicated to human rights

McGuire College Years 10 and 11 students recently had a day dedicated to human rights, with guest speakers from the community leading the discussion on lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and/or intersex rights and gender rights.. The day focused around

by
Shepparton News
May 16 2017
Blog

OUTintheOPEN applications now OPEN!

EARLY-BIRD stallholder applications for CARNIVAL DAY are NOW OPEN! Close 31 July. . OUTintheOPEN is Shepparton’s newest Festival celebrating pride and community diversity.. OUTintheOPEN Festival is for absolutely everybody! CARNIVAL DAY is our BIG

by
Damien Stevens
Apr 18 2017
Sport

Proud to fulfil obligation

From the age of about 11 or 12, being male didn’t sit comfortably with Emily Rowe.. ‘‘It didn’t make sense but as a kid growing up in Jerilderie I didn’t know there was another alternative,’’ she said.. ‘‘Literally every action

by
Hayden Thomson
Apr 04 2017
Lifestyle

GV Pride to upgrade skills

Goulburn Valley Pride has received a $4650 grant from the Victorian Government to help support key members in the LGBTI community to strengthen their skills.. The LGBTI Community Grants Program is an initiative of the Victorian Government that aims

by
Sionnie Kelly
Apr 07 2017
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