OUT NT is a website run by Rainbow Territory to provide community connection and information to LGBTQI people living in the NT. There is a community resource page where resources relevant to the LGBTQI community are listed. Two new resource listings are:
TouchBase is a national website providing information on alcohol and drug use as well as mental health and sexual health for LGBTI communities. TouchBase is an initiative of the Victorian AIDS Council (VAC) and the Australian Drug Foundation (ADF), in partnership with the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO), developed to address high rates of alcohol and drug use in these communities through a targeted and destigmatising approach and is a comprehensive resource assisting LGBTI people to better manage their own health and wellbeing.
Leadership and support group for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Lesbians and Same Sex Attracted Women.
Founders Rebecca Johnson and Tanya Quakawoot formed IndigiLez Leadership and Support Group in 2008. Both women are passionate advocates for improving the lives of Indigenous lesbians and same sex attracted women. The women’s personal experiences of growing up in their respective small country communities in the Wide Bay-Burnett and Central Queensland areas have encouraged them to make a difference in the Indigenous community and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) community. As young adults Rebecca and Tanya encountered extremely challenging obstacles because of their identity. Aboriginal, women and lesbian.