LGBTIQA+SB Regional Australians Face Barriers to Seek Help

September 13, 2023 9:02 am in by
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An RMIT-led study in partnership with Switchboard, found although LGBTIQA+SB Australians are 20 times more likely to consider suicide, there is a major lack of support and safe spaces, especially throughout regional Australia.

Project lead and Dean of RMIT’s School of Global, Urban Social Studies, Professor Katherine Johnson, says LGBTIQA+SB Regional Australians face an additional set of barriers when it comes to seeking help.

You may have noticed that the LGBT Acronym has gotten longer, Professor Johnson, explains the important addition.

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