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LGBTIQ+ social supports

Feeling part of a community and having a sense of belonging can have a great impact on our health and wellbeing.

The following services offer one-on-one, group and peer supports for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex plus (LGBTIQ+) people in the North Brisbane and Moreton Bay region.

Wendybird

A creative community making meaningful connections for people of diverse bodies, genders, relationships and sexualities in the PHN region. Wendybird creates a safe space to develop social connections, offering community events, support groups and other initiatives.

gar'ban'djee'lum ('us mob')

A safe, peer-based and culturally supportive space of belonging for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender people, sistergirls and brotherboys in and around the PHN region.

IndigiLez

A women's leadership and support group of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lesbians and same-sex attracted women.

Seniors Community Visiting Service

Supports LGBTIQ+ clients to stay connected with others through regular contact, conversation, social connection and outings. Visits are available in-home and also in residential aged care facilities.

Intersex Peer Support Australia

An intersex peer support, information and advocacy group for people born with variations in sex characteristics and their families.

Australian Transgender Support Association Queensland

Run by transgender people for transgender people, ATSAQ provides help, advice and emotional and moral support for people with gender dysphoria, their family and friends.

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays Brisbane

PFLAG proactively promotes acceptance and understanding of people who disclose their sexual diversity to family and loved ones. Parents often feel isolated, confused or angry when their loved one ‘comes out’ and this is an important area where PFLAG can offer assistance.

Rainbow Families Queensland

A community-based organisation supporting and advocating for LGBTIQ+ families and prospective families in Queensland.

    My Mental Health

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    Brisbane North PHN wishes to acknowledge the experience and expertise of the My Mental Health Steering Committee, delegates of the Peer Participation in Mental Health Services (PPIMS) network and health professionals in developing the My Mental Health Website.

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