As a committee with lived experience, the Gippsland Pride Initiative Inc. wish to acknowledge the tremendous importance of Wear It Purple Day 2020 – a day dedicated to empowering young LGBTIQA+ people and celebrate diversity. In Australia, 11.2% of young people identify as attracted to the same sex. That is 110 people in a school…

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Gippsland mental health LGBTIQ

In these uncertain, ever-changing and unprecedented times, feelings of being overwhelmed, worried and exhausted are becoming the ‘new normal’.   The physical and mental tolls are demanding on our bodies and our minds.  It is important we all pause to consider how we are coping and determine the best way to keep on top of our…

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Today is a very special day. One year on from the pilot Gippsland Pride Initiative Forum, Roller Derby and Gala and one week away from what would have been the 2020 Pride Cup and Pride Gala. It is fitting then that today we celebrate and acknowledge together #IDAHOBIT – International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia.…

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