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Families of faith 

Here’s a collection of resources for families of faith:

Friends, Family & Allies
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Articles and talks

Meet Australia’s First Transgender Priest

An ABC news article by Julia Baird on Dr Jo Inkpin, who is the first openly transgender Anglican priest in Australia.

LGBTQIA+ and Faith Communities

A collection of stories from LGBTQIA+ people of faith from the University of Melbourne.

The Baptist Pastor and His Transgender Friends | Mark Wingfield | TEDxCharlottesville – YouTube

After engaging in a series of enlightening conversations and presentations on the intricacies of gender identity, pastor Mark Wingfield felt a calling. In this talk Mark recounts his journey of becoming one of the transgender communities’ most unlikely spokespersons, and the human connections that resulted from his willingness to listen.


Uniting Network Australia

The national network for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people, and their families, friends, and supporters within the Uniting Church in Australia. Includes a list of open and affirming congregations around the country.

Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council

The national peak body for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer individuals, and community groups of multicultural and multifaith backgrounds. Includes resources such as LGBTIQ+ terminology in different languages and a directory of multicultural and multifaith community groups.

Muslim Collective

Muslim Collective is a dynamic Australian faith-based community for progressive thought and social action. They are a diverse and inclusive group that supports and encourages dialogue about the real issues of our time.

NSW: Acceptance Sydney

Founded in 1972, Acceptance Sydney is a welcoming ministry of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Catholics, their families and friends.

NSW: Dayenu – Sydney’s Jewish LGBTQ+ Community

Dayenu exists to meet the needs of Jewish gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans and intersex individuals as well as their friends, families, partners and other supporters. They provide outreach through education, information, resources, social activities and other events in Sydney.

VIC: Acceptance Melbourne

Acceptance Melbourne is an affirming, non-profit organisation in Melbourne that supports Catholics who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Questioning and all their allies.

VIC: Aleph Melbourne

Aleph Melbourne offers a safe and inclusive environment for people in the Jewish community who are gender diverse.

VIC: Brave Network

Brave Network is a support and advocacy group for LGBTIQ people of faith and allies. Based in Melbourne.