Blog - Pride in Health + Wellbeing

Steve Ostrow OAM

In 2021, Stephen Ostrow was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his work in advancing LGBTQ rights. In a recent piece by QNews they mention his work with ACON and the Mature Aged Gays network. “Once … Read more

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Rainbow Tick Accreditation Experiences

Review the panel that Pride in Health + Wellbeing held on 25/11/2020 where we talk with two of our members about their Rainbow Tick (RT) Accreditation Experiences. Hear from Jill Reich, Executive Sponsor for LGBTI inclusion at Uniting NSW.ACT and … Read more

Wear it Purple, We are the Change, Pride Inlcucsion programs

Watch our Wear It Purple panel

On Friday 28th August 2020 the ACON Pride Inclusion Program team (covering Pride in Health + Wellbeing, Pride in Sport and Pride in Diversity) hosted a Wear It Purple Day panel event. You can watch or rewatch it here Some … Read more

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Had an LGBTQ-inclusion health check-up lately?

Many health, human and wellbeing services claim they “welcome everyone” regardless of who they are, how they identify, their culture, religion, gender and sexuality. But the reality is they haven’t actively checked that their services are inclusive, safe or even … Read more

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NurseWatch’s Rainbow Tick Journey

Pride in Health + Wellbeing’s (PIHW) foundational member, NurseWatch has recently achieved Rainbow Tick accreditation.  This blog looks at why NurseWatch decided to commit to Rainbow Tick Accreditation, and through their PIHW membership how they have achieved this. Kate Spurway, … Read more