TasTAFE acquires e-learning module developed by WIO with PFA-Myer 2019 Major Grant

We are incredibly pleased to report the success that has followed the award of one of our Major Grants. In 2019, Working It Out (WIO) were announced as the recipients of our second Major Grant round in partnership with Sidney Myer Fund. WIO received a $20,000 grant to develop training on LGBTQIA+ inclusive practices within […]

Join Us: What LGBTIQA+ people with disability are saying in 2021

Join the Pride Foundation Australia and Deakin University for highlights of Pride Foundation’s granting program, including launch of the More Than Ticking a Box 2021 report. The world-first qualitative study on the lived experiences of LGBTIQA+ people with disabilities, led by Deakin’s Dr Amie O’Shea, Lecturer in Disability and Inclusion. We will showcase projects and […]

Pride Foundation Australia at Better Together Conference 2020

Pride Foundation Australia’s Ian Gould and Ruby Mountford presented at the Williamstown Town Hall for the 2020 Better Together, and LGBTIQ conference. The presentation described our ‘social change’ approach to philanthropy and used Pride Foundation’s LGBTIQ Disability priority area to show how we build enduring social change. We showed how our projects were directed at […]

Meet Working It Out: Our 2019 Major Grant Recipient

Working It Out is proud to receive the 2019 Pride Foundation Australia – Sidney Myer Foundation funding grant for their project “LGBTQIA+ Inclusive Practice for Disability Services”. Working It Out, Tasmania’s gender, sexuality and intersex status support and education service is the 2019 recipient of this partnership grant between PFA and the Sydney Myer Foundation. […]

Congratulations to Working It Out: PFA-Myer Grant Recipient

Working It Out has been chosen as the second PFA-Myer grant round for 2019! For over twenty-one years, Working It Out has been Tasmania’s dedicated LGBTQIA+ support, advocacy and education service. They will receive $20,000 towards the development of face-to-face training on LGBTQIA+ inclusive practices within disability support services, and will build on the work […]

An Award Winning LGBTIQ+ Disability Initiative

Pride Foundation Australia were recognised for ‘Excellence in Creating Inclusive Communities’ at the 2019 Victorian Disability Awards this month. Our LGBTIQ+ Disability Initiative, lead by board member Ian Gould, received a Highly Commended award. The award was presented by the Victorian Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers, Hon Luke Donnellan. We send our thanks to […]

LGBTIQA+ Disability Research Project- Pride Foundation Australia and Deakin University

After the success of our Disability Forum in February, and our work with Inclusion Melbourne last year, Pride Foundation Australia has continued our focus on LGBTIQA+ Disability and raised funds for a new project with Deakin University. Ruth McNair and Ian Gould attended the first meeting to get updates on progress, plans, and met half […]

Pride Foundation Australia Disability Forum February 2019

A very successful forum on LGBTIQ disability was held in Melbourne as part of the Midsumma Festival with over 60 people filling Hares and Hyenas to capacity. Thanks to Ian Gould for leading the disability work for Pride Foundation and coordinating the forum. Our Chair: Prof Rhonda Galbally AC Our 7 panel members: Jax Jacki Brown; Bethany […]

LGBTIQ disability evidence building project

GALFA has commissioned research involving interviews with LGBTIQ people living with disability to understand their intersecting identities as well as their experiences in health and social services. This work was seed-funded by GALFA, with additional funding of $50,000 just received from the Victorian State Government. We are working with an expert team at Deakin University, […]

LGBTI Disability area update

Two projects have been approved: Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria has been commissioned to commence the LGBTIQ disability evidence building project. This work will include a literature review and secondary analysis of Private Lives 2 and the Rainbow Women’s help seeking Project. Arts Access Victoria has agreed to support the Development of a business plan […]

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