Advocacy

We advocate for decision-makers to make changes to improve LGBTIQA+ health and rights.

Our goal is for decision makers to adopt best practice policies that improve the health, safety & inclusion of LGBTIQA+ communities.

Vision for SA Pride 2030

South Australia has a proud history of being a champion at the forefront of LGBTIQA+ rights, as the first State to decriminalise homosexuality in 1975. But in recent years we’ve slipped behind, being the last State to abolish the outdated…

Conversion practices

Warning: This page contains discussion of homophobia, harassment and conversion practices. If you need help, contact QLife on 1800 184 527.  The animated film above provides a simple introduction to what conversion practices are. Please share it widely and click on…

Gender affirming healthcare

The Cass Review; Our Response In April, the NHS England released the Cass review, which has caused a bit of a stir in parliaments around Australia as LGBTIQA+ communities continue to fight for the wellbeing of trans and gender diverse…

Intersex human rights

Intersex South Australians must be empowered to make their own medical decisions about their own bodies. Intersex people are born with innate sex characteristics that do not fit medical norms for female or male bodies.  Like all South Australians, intersex…

HIV+ healthcare

Quality accessible healthcare is vital for all South Australians, but especially people living with HIV who need timely treatment to stay healthy. That’s why we’re concerned to hear reports from our HIV positive community that a vital Adelaide CBD HIV…

Anti-discrimination laws

Everyone deserves to live, work and study without fear of discrimination or harm. Yet, loopholes in our law continues to allow religious organisations to discriminate against LGBTIQA+ people in who they hire and serve in education, health, housing and other…

Suicide prevention

Warning: This post contains discussion of mental health and suicide. If you need help, contact QLife on 1800 184 527. Our decision makers need to put policies in place to address the vast overrepresentation of LGBTIQA+ people in suicide statistics. The…
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Representation in public policy

We want to be properly counted and considered in public policy making. LGBTIQA+ South Australians are frequently not considered in policy development and law reform. On an individual level, this serves to invalidate the experiences of LGBTIQA+ people and perpetuate…

SAPOL GLLO Review

SA Police GLLO (Gay & Lesbian Liaison Officers) Review. In June 2023, SAPOL requested feedback on the experiences LGBTIQA+ South Australians had with the GLLO program and SAPOL officers in general, in relation to LGBTIQA+ matters. SARAA staff Brett and…

2022 SA Election

Ahead of the 2022 SA Election, we urged South Australian leaders from across the political spectrum to commit to our Vision for SA Pride 2030 to create a healthy, safe and inclusive community for LGBTIQA+ South Australians. Our 2022 SA…

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