LGBTIQAP+ Resources

Explore these useful resources and links. We consistently update this page to adhere to best practices and prioritize your safety. If you wish to be included on this page, kindly contact us

Important Internal Articles/Links:
Human Sexuality in Biblical perspectives
Conversion Therapy 
Gender Diversity
Same Gender Marriage
Welcoming LGBTIQ Elders
Gifts for Leadership
Gender
Coming Out, Coming Home
Safe Church for Rainbow Families
Language and Symbols

Poem: Amplified By Love: A Rainbow Of Inclusivity
Poetic Exploration: Journey to Faith and Self-Discovery on Oxford Street
Featured: Free ebook by Shane St. Reynolds "Faith & Sexuality"

** Need Help? **
Do you need a listening ear or some advice? There are loads of support services and resources available for queer folk and allies. Here's a list. And if you're based on the Gold Coast, we have a dedicated page just for you.

External Links:
Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC)
List of Christian denominations affirming LGBT people (Worldwide)
The Inclusive Bible (The First Egalitarian Translation)
QSPIRIT.NET - Q Spirit advocates for queer spirituality by exploring saints, history, and literature for the LGBTQ+ community and allies.
Uniting Forum (Open Discussion on Progressive Christianity)

Recommended Links/Youtube Videos:

Ambassadors & Bridge Builders International (ABBI)
Trans Spirit - Defence againsts the Dark Arts
QSpirit - Rainbow Christ Prayer: LGBTQ flag reveals the queer Christ
Call Me Troy | Full Documentary | LGBTQIA+
Here I am - “Coming out” doco
SAVE QAHC - "Tip of the Iceberg" by Jonathan Duffy

Featured Books:
Don't Be Afraid Anymore Rev Troy Perry  
The Lord Is My Shepherd He Knows I'm Gay Rev Troy Perry
A Life of Unlearning Anthony Venn-Brown OAM
Inclusive language guide prepared by Dr Gavi Ansara
MCC (Brisbane) Spiritual & Practical resources
Equal Voices
Qlife peer support
QUAC (QLD Council for LGBTI Health)
LGBTI Legal Service - (Queensland)
https://www.equal.org.au/ LGBT+ Lobby Group
Intersex Human Rights Australia
Intersex Peer Support Australia
Refugees and Asylum Seekers Centre (Within Australia)
https://www.rainbowrailroad.org/ (Refugees International)
Our Voices Our Lives Our Way (OVOLOW) (LGBTQIA+ people with disability)
Top 15 Australian Gay RSS Feeds

Body Image / Eating Disorders:
Resources for Individuals with an Eating Disorder (Insideout Institute)
Find Professionals Near You (butterfly.org.au/) 

LGBT+ Surrogacy for Aussies:
https://www.growingfamilies.org/

If you are located outside Australia and seeking free legal advice on migration to Australia for refugees and asylum seekers, you may reach out to http://www.racs.org.au/ or http://www.iarc.asn.au/ - We strongly recommend https://www.kerdolegal.com.au/.


Gender Development:
https://www.pnas.org/doi/10.1073/pnas.1909367116
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/332087291_Predicting_Early-Childhood_Gender_Transitions  
https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0224321
https://srcd.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cdev.12758
https://theconversation.com/when-do-children-develop-their-gender-identity-56480
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/gradeschool/Pages/Gender-Diverse-Transgender-Children.aspx


Trauma Awareness:
https://beaconhouse.org.uk/resources/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYBUY1kZpf8&ab_channel=AnnaFreud
https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/responding/trauma/caregivers/
https://www.betterup.com/blog/childhood-trauma
https://www.psychologytoday.com/gb/blog/mindful-anger/201804/9-steps-healing-childhood-trauma-adult

Immediate danger or in crisis and need support

If anyone’s life is in immediate danger, call 000 or visit a hospital emergency department.

If you’re in crisis and need support, call Lifeline on 13 11 14. They’re open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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