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A collection of links, documents & resources to support our LGBTQIA+ Community & allies.

 

LGBQTIA Inclusive Language & Practices Guide

An Inclusive Language Guide that has been designed to be a quick reference sheet.

 

Understanding & Using Pronouns

A learning resource introducing the different types of pronouns and how to respectfully use them.

 

How to be an Active Ally Resource

An ally supports equal rights for everyone regardless of race, gender identity, sexuality, religion or cultural background.

 

Acronyms Explained

The language used to talk about the LGBTIQ Community is constantly evolving. New terms appear. Terms that were forgotten or unused, even terms that at some point were deemed derogatory, have been reclaimed and have entered into common parlance today. What follows is an explanation of that acronym and the meaning of the terms it refers to. It’s worth noting that these definitions are not set in stone. 

 

The difference between gender, sex and sexuality

Gender, sex and sexuality are all pretty complicated ideas. To help us understand how these concepts are different from each other, and where they might overlap, Trans Student Educational Resources, an organisation in the US, has developed a handy graphic called ‘The Gender Unicorn’.

 

LGBTQIA+ Guide to Online Safety

A practical guide for how to keep safe online & protect your privacy.

 

Parents of Gender Diverse Children (Australia)

 Supporting your child is the most valuable thing you can do as a parent. Seeking support, advice and information for yourself can give you confidence, increase your understanding and equip you to be a strong ally through this process.

 

Rainbow Network

A diverse range of links & supporting resources.

 

 

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