NRCH Stands Against LGBTQIA+ Discrimination

May 17, 2021Latest News

IDAHOBIT

Today, Monday 17 May marks International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). On this day each year, thousands of people worldwide stand together against LGBTQIA+ discrimination and raise awareness for the work still needed to address and fight discrimination against the LGBTQIA+ community.

 

Did you know?

 

  • 75% of LGBTQIA+ youth experience some form of discrimination
  • 77% of Trans and Gender Diverse people report being discriminated against in the past 12 months
  • 35% of LGBTQIA+ Australians have experienced verbal abuse in the past 12 months
  • 39% of LGBTQIA+ people have experienced depression in the past 12 months
  • 33% of LGBTQIA+ people have experienced anxiety in the past 12 months

Compared to 6.2% of the general population having experienced depression in the past 12 months.

 

If you or someone you know is needing some support, these services are here to help:

 

 

Today and every day, North Richmond Community Health stands against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia, and Transphobia. We recognise that sexuality and gender identity or intersex status aren’t always visible and are committed to creating a culture where everyone feels safe and can be themselves.

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