All posts tagged resources


Published August 2, 2009 by Michael C Leeson

Rainbow Legal – Australian Legal Links of interest to LGBTIQ (practical & reform)

GayLawNet – comprehensive resource

Australian Human Rights Commission – Complaints: 1300 656 419

Parliament of Australia – Know & lobby your local Federal member

Australian Law

Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department

Australian Law Online

National Association of Community Legal Centres

NSW Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby

Department of Justice and Attorney-General

Legal aid Queensland

Women’s Legal Service

Victorian Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby

Gay and Lesbian Equality (WA) Inc

Darwin Community Legal Services

Australian Coalition for Equality

Tasmanian Gay and Lesbian Rights Group

Take from it what you may and your always welcome to add to the list or ask for the links to be updated

Rachael Chong: All Volunteers Are Not Created Equal

Published June 29, 2009 by Michael C Leeson

Rachael Chong: All Volunteers Are Not Created Equal

The article speaks on volunteering, while for some it may be fulfiling to undertake certain roles and if they do out of personal choice. However, if an organisation does not use the knowledge and skills of its volunteers in an optimal way it is a waste of human resources. The question being do the organisations you volunteer for really effectively make use of you unique knowledge and skils? Does this mean when we do volunteer we only work in roles that we are qualified to do, obviously not. If you do volunteer, you may want to consider what you do and if you could better serve the organisation, its clients and the wider community more effectively..

However, if you don’t volunteer, how do you give back to yuor community.

You’ve found us out, Pete: We want gay kids to be treated like humans

Published June 19, 2009 by Michael C Leeson

You’ve found us out, Pete: We want gay kids to be treated like humans
Good As You:: Gay and Lesbian Activism With a Sense of Humor

I am heartened by the work of people like Kevin Jennings (Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network founder and executive director) and currently Obama education appointee. This entry focuses on comments made by Mr Jennings at GLSEN’s Mid-Atlantic conference, held October 25, 1997. It speaks to a wide held view among our detractors that we actively recruit people to become gay, otherwise known as the gay agenda. The spectre of McCarthyism figures highly in my thoughts on this view, it is 2009 our kids deserve better than to suffer under the hysteria of 1950’s bigotry. GLSEN gives them that chance to be who they are and find respect and acceptance in the communities they live.

Lighthouse Resources:

Published June 3, 2009 by Michael C Leeson

Lighthouse Resources:

List of training opportunities for human service workers in Brisbane Queensland Australia 2009
provided by
LIGHTHOUSE RESOURCES a human services training and consulting enterprise.
Aim –
resource the development of strengths-based learning cultures within human service organisations

Office Hours: 9.00am to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday

Street Address: Kyabra Street, Runcorn, QLD 4113 (Australia)

Postal Address:  P.O Box 1103, Sunnybank Hills, QLD 4109 (Australia)

Phone:  (+61) 7 33739407 (office) (+61) 7 33739481 (bookshop) Freecall 1800 009 462

Fax: (+61) 7 3373 9489

Asexual Visibility and Education Network

Published June 1, 2009 by Michael C Leeson

Asexual Visibility and Education Network

Asexuality is a sexual orientation.
The point of this entry is just to share the diversity of human sexuality
An asexual is someone who does not experience sexual attraction.

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