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Trans Day of Remembrance – We can’t wait ‘til it’s too late!

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As Trans Day of Remembrance is fast approaching, we want to send our love, solidarity, and support to the many amazing trans folk.

Drummond Street Services Introduces Code QR System to Carlton site to guide people with visual impairment

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Drummond Street Services is excited to announce that we have recently introduced ‘Navilens’ codes to Drummond Street’s Carlton office for people who are blind/visually impaired to aid in navigating the building/space.

We applaud Diamonds players standing up against historic racism

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Drummond Street Services stand by Diamonds players in their refusal to wear a uniform displaying the Hancock logo, a company owned by Gina Rinehart.

Welcome News for Survivors of Abuse and Neglect in State Care

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Drummond Street Services applauds the Victorian government’s announcement today of a redress scheme for victims of historical abuse and neglect in institutional care.

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’ moments.

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?