SELF CARE

Whether you are winning at life or feeling like you've lost a little of your sparkle, there are lots of people who are there to support you as a queer human.

We've collected some of the services and organisations that might be helpful and placed them on this little page.

There are plenty more out there but these are some we've had good experiences with or have heard lovely things about.

Feel free to get in contact if you think we should add something you are involved in to the list!

 

SUPPORT SERVICES

 

AUSTRALIA WIDE

QLife

Call or web chat anywhere in Australia with LGBTQIA+ peer-counsellors.

1800 184 527

https://qlife.org.au

 

Lifelife

All ages telephone counselling support service.

FREE Service

13 11 14

https://www.lifeline.org.au

 

VICTORIA

Northside Clinic

The clinic is open to all, but has a particular focus on Sexual Health, as well as providing quality medical care in a safe and friendly environment for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and HIV positive communities in Melbourne’s north.

03 9485 7700

http://northsideclinic.net.au

Mind Equality Centre

A safe, healing place for people of the LGBTIQ community providing:

  • psychological counselling for individuals

  • couples counselling

  • family relationship counselling

  • occupational therapy

  • sex therapy

(03) 9455 7000

https://www.mindaustralia.org.au/

 

Queerspace

Queerspace provides a safe and supportive space to obtain information and access services aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of the queer and LGBTIQA+ communities.Street Address

(03) 9663 6733

https://ds.org.au/our-services/queerspace/

 

Out For Australia

Our For Australia provides visible role models, mentors, content and targeted support to aspiring LGBTIQ professionals and to strengthen the sense of community among professionals and students. 

http://www.outforaustralia.org/about

 

Hampstead Dental

A queer friendly dentistry that is open and supportive of LGBTQIA+ rights.

https://www.hampsteaddental.com.au

NSW

Twenty10

Twenty10 is a Sydney based service providing a broad range of specialised services for young people 12-25 including housing, mental health, counselling and social support. For adults they provide social support and for people of all ages we offer telephone support and webchat as the NSW provider for the national QLife project.

https://www.twenty10.org.au

 

ACON

ACON are here for HIV prevention, HIV support and LGBTI health.

https://www.acon.org.a

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TRANS & GENDER  SPECIFIC SERVICES

VICTORIA

Transgender Victoria

Transgender Victoria (TGV) work with and for, the trans and gender diverse (TGD) community as well as its allies, to create positive change in areas that impact the human rights of TGD people. 

(03) 9020 4642

http://www.transgendervictoria.com

 

Equinox Gender Diverse Health Centre

Equinox is a peer led Trans and Gender Diverse (TGD) Health Service operated by the Victorian AIDS Council (VAC).

(03) 9416 2889

https://equinox.org.au/

 

Zoe Belle Gender Centre

Promoting well-being for the trans and gender diverse community of Victoria since 2007

(03) 9448 6141

http://www.zbgc.com.au

 

Monash Health Gender Clinic

Monash Health Gender Clinic provide individualised, client centred care for trans, gender diverse and non-binary people with the aim of improving their health and well-being.

(03) 9556 5216

http://www.monashhealth.org/page/gender_clinic

 

Seahorse Victoria

Seahorse Victoria is a support and social group for the Victorian transgender community and is the longest running organisation of its type in Australia.

http://seahorsevic.com.au/main/

Switchboard Victoria

Connecting the LGBTIQA+ community, Switchboard Victoria provides a peer-driven support services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender divers, intersex, queer and asexual (LGBTIQA+) people, their families, allies and communities.

http://www.switchboard.org.au

NSW

The Gender Centre

The Gender Centre is committed to developing and providing services and activities, which enhance the ability of  the transgender, gender questioning and gender diverse community to make informed choices.

https://gendercentre.org.au

 

Sydney Transgender & Diversity Counselling

Sydney Transgender & Diversity Counselling offers professional support, specialising in gender diversity.

0414 101 429

http://transgendercounselling.com.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

FUN STUFF

Below is a list of fun things to explore, attend or be pampered by!

 We have personally sussed these ones out so we can vouch they know how to look after a sparkly queero.  

 

VICTORIA

Unicorns Fitness

A free bootcamp style work-out group for LGBTQIA+ humans across Sydney and Melbroune.

https://www.facebook.com/events/144170773032576/

Midsumma Festival

An annual celebration of queer culture during January and February! Catch performance art, music, visual art, talks, workshops + a FREE Day Festival!

https://midsumma.org.au

 

Little Rebel Barbershop

Little Rebel Barbershop are passionate & professional individuals dedicated to their trade & creativity. Offering a wide range of services from barbering to hairstyling. Their prices are based on service not gender.

https://www.facebook.com/littlerebelbarbershop/

 

Archer Magazine

Archer Magazine is an award-winning print publication about sexuality, gender and identity. It is published twice-yearly in Melbourne, Australia, with a focus on lesser-heard voices and the uniqueness of our experiences.

http://archermagazine.com.au/about/

 

Alternative Rainbow Fitness

Body-positive, gender-inclusive fitness. 

http://rainbowfitness.com.au/casual-schedule/

 

NSW

Chicks with Picks

An event for women and non-binary performers to get up on stage, network and flourish.

https://www.facebook.com/pg/cwpsydney/

 

The Red Rattler

Community-run warehouse theatre with a bar and rooftop garden, that hosts lots of queer content and event.

http://www.redrattler.org

 

Sock Draw Hero's

Sock Drawer Heroes sell gear for the queer, trans and gender variant community of Australia & New Zealand.

https://sockdrawerheroes.com/

 

 

ON THE INTERNET

DollsKill

Just an amazing shop with heaps of hella cute party attire. They go on sale all the time too so look out for them bargains! 

https://www.dollskill.com