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Disability Matters Horsham!

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Horsham residents interested in sharing their stories and ideas for change with the Disability Royal Commission can find out about the free supports available at an event on Friday 20 October.

Tackling Monkeypox with a Queer Lens

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When I first heard about monkeypox, my reaction was one of apathy: “Oh great, another virus.” I actually chuckled. It was one of those ‘if you don’t laugh, you’ll cry’

Pride in Place

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Drummond Street Services and Queerspace in partnership with VincentCare, Uniting Vic.Tas, and Family Access Network (FAN) just received funds from the Victoria Government Department of Families, Fairness and Housing – VIC in August to run a program called Pride in Place which provides comprehensive, safe and inclusive recovery pathways for LGBTQIA+ people who are experiencing homelessness.

Eligibility or Exclusion? What FINA’s policy is Really Saying

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Trans women as a collective are exhausted. The latest group to run us through the gauntlet is FINA who have decided now is a great time to effectively ban trans women from elite swimming *slow clap*.

Drummond Street Services wholeheartedly support the Uluru Statement From the Heart

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Our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tribes were the first sovereign Nations of the Australian continent and its adjacent islands, and possessed it under our own laws and customs.

How To Survive the Election as a Trans Person

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Openly attacking trans people appears to be a cornerstone of the election strategy of right-leaning parties. As members of the LGBTQIA+ community, we know how dangerous this situation is. So how does the trans community protect itself from propaganda and hate speech?

Urgent Law Reform Needed to Prevent Sexual Harassment at Work

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One in three Australians have been sexually harassed at work within the past five years. It is prevalent and pervasive. But it is also preventable.

Disappointment Over the Passing of the Religious Discrimination Bill

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Drummond Street Services and Queerspace express our extreme disappointment that the “Religious Discrimination Bill” passed the House of Representatives overnight.

Statement Opposing the Religious Discrimination Bill

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Freedom and protection from discrimination have been hard won. This is not the time for bystanders, it is time for action.

Future-proofing Safety

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Drummond Street Services’ Centre for Family Research and Evaluation, in partnership with RMIT University’s Centre for Innovative Justice and the Australian Institute of Family Studies, has recently commenced Future-proofing Safety.