The Queer & Accessible project is working with LGBTIQ+ events, venues and safe spaces, offering practical assistance, financial support and advice as well as promoting accessible events to the LGBTIQ+ and disability communities, with an initial focus on PrideFEST 2021.

Project Officers Sarah Collins and Jack Meakins both have lived experience of LGBTIQ+ identities and disability, as well as professional experience in both LGBTIQ+ and disability sectors.  While they each have different experiences within their LGBTIQ+ and disability identities, both have on many occasions experienced being the only person with visible disability in a queer space and the only openly LGBTIQ+ person in a disability space.

For LGBTIQ+ People with Disability

LGBTIQ+ people with disability are invited to steer the direction of the project through participating in consultations, completing an online survey or contacting us directly.  Living Proud is also employing LGBTIQ+ people with disability for our Experts by Experience panel.

Consultations

Please contact us if you would like to be part of our next round of consultations (planned for early in 2022).

Online Community Survey

Please click here for the Online Community Survey

For LGBTIQ+ Groups/Venues

LGBTIQ+ groups and venues are invited to engage with the project to discuss ways to make their events more accessible, and seek assistance to implement accessibility initiatives.

Project Contact Sarah or Jack projectofficer@livingproud.org.au

The Queer & Accessible project is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services.

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