TIME FOR A CHANGE
The Board of GALFA has renamed the organisation Pride Foundation Australia to more adequately reflect our commitment to focus on the whole lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, asexual and other (LGBTQIA+) community. This decision was carefully considered over several months in 2018 and was in response to repeated feedback in recent years that ‘Gay and Lesbian’ does not represent the wider LGBTQIA+ community.
Our community is growing and diversifying rapidly, with emerging sexual and gender identities. We have seen that other LGBTQIA+ organisations have changed their name to reflect these changes, and it is time for us to do the same.
We judiciously chose our new name, and here is some of our thinking:
We have retained ‘Australia’ within the name to indicate our national agenda.