LGBTIQ Support - Intersex, Sexual Diversity and Gender Diversity

The ANU is committed to equity and diversity, and creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for all students. Below are some resources which may be helpful in accessing support, building inclusion and fostering involvement in the university and local community.

ANU SERVICES AND SUPPORT

ANU Queer* Department

The Queer* Department provides services to all queer* students at the Australian National University. They run social events, advocate, and run political campaigns. Make sure to check out their contact page to see how you can get involved.

ANU Queer* Officer & Deputies

The Queer* Officer sit on ANUSA's SRC and advocate for queer* students. They are also available for a chat so if you would like to talk to them, send an email or visit them during contact hours.

W: https://anuqueerdepartment.com/

E: sa.queer@anu.edu.au

ANU Counselling Service

ANU Counselling is free for all ANU students. You can talk to a counsellor about any difficulty or concern that is affecting your studies or your personal wellbeing. The Centre offers pre-booked appointments as well as book on the day appointments. The Counselling Centre also runs group programs each semester.

T: 6125 2442

W: counselling.anu.edu.au  

E: Counselling.Centre@anu.edu.au

Access and Inclusion Service

To learn more about the equity support available to you, please contact the service via phone, email or visit their website.

T: 6125 5036

W: www.anu.edu.au/students/contacts/access-inclusion

E: access.inclusion@anu.edu.au

ANU ALLY Network & LGBTIQ* inclusion

A visible network of staff and students across the University who support the University's commitment to providing an inclusive and respectful university environment for people who identify as being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ*).

W: https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion/anu-ally-network-and-lgbtiq-inclusion.

EXTERNAL SERVICES AND SUPPORT

A Gender Agenda

A community organisation that works with and on behalf of intersex, transgender and gender diverse people, their friends, families and allies. They provide social support, events, workshops, advocacy, training, policy advice and resources.

T: 6162 1924 (Monday-Thursday)

W: http://genderrights.org.au/

AIDS Action Council of the ACT

Aims to build strong, connected and supportive communities that are free of new HIV transmissions, marginalisation, discrimination and stigma. Provides counselling, sexual health clinics, peer education and workshops, a sex worker outreach program and a needle and syringe exchange program.

T: 6257 2855

W: http://aidsaction.org.au/

E: contact@aidsaction.org.au

Bit Bent LGBTIQ+ social group

An informal social group for young LGBTIQ+ people to meet new friends, have a bit to eat and talk about their experiences.

W: http://www.bcsact.com.au/programs-and-services/bit-bent-lgtbiq-social-group-youth-services/#about

E: bit_bent@hotmail.com

Canberra SPRINGOUT Association Inc:

Supports the diverse LGBTIQ* communities of Canberra to explore, express and promote the life of its combined community through a cultural focus. Organises events of celebration including Canberra SpringOUT festival - the official pride festival of Canberra and the ACT.

T: 0403 180 051

W: https://www.springout.com.au/home

E: info@springout.com.au

Oii Australia - Organisation Intersex International Australia

An independent support, education and policy development organisation run by and for people with intersex variations or traits. Oii focus on human rights, bodily autonomy, self-determination and on evidence-based, patient-directed health care.

W: https://oii.org.au/

E: info@oii.org.au

QLife

A counselling and referral service for LGBTI people. Provides nation-wide telephone and web based services to people of all ages across the full breadth of people's bodies, genders, relationships, sexualities and lived experiences.

T: 1800 184 527

W: https://qlife.org.au/