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Advocacy at the intersections - working alongside LGBTIQ+ people with disabilities
Accessibility & inclusion is more than just a checklist. How can all of us do better at advocating alongside, & practicing allyship with, LGBTIQ+ people with disabilities? Join Jax & Jess from queerspace for an interactive Zoom meeting on how to create accessible & inclusive services.

In this 2 hour online training event Jax & Jess will share training videos featuring LGBTIQ+ people with disabilities & tip sheets co-designed by LGBTIQ+ people with disabilities & disability advocacy organisations which provide best practice examples & highlight the value of lived experience.

Online activities will give participants the tools to think through what access & inclusion looks like for LGBTIQ+ people with disabilities & how you can take steps to achieve it!

‘Advocacy at the Intersections’ is a partnership between the Disability Advocacy Resource Unit & queerspace. Funded by Victorian Government’s Disability Advocacy Futures Plan.


A comprehensive understanding of the terms & language used within the disability advocacy sector including access & inclusion.

A practical understanding of different models of disability & why they are important.

Skills to unpack what ‘accessibility’ really means & why a person centred approach is central to creating accessible & responsive services.

An increased awareness of how a human rights framework intersects with creating access for LGBTIQ+ people with disabilities & how this awareness can improve access & inclusion.

A comprehensive understanding of the impacts of chronic or long term loneliness & isolation for LGBTQI+ people with disabilities & how this is currently exacerbated.

Knowledge of the key issues for change for LGBTIQ+ people with disabilities & how we can work together.

Reflect on your current practice in your community group or organisation & identify areas for improvement.

Practical resources for your organisation to become more inclusive & accessible for LGBTIQ+ people with disabilities.

May 5, 2020 10:00 AM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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