Blak, queer and trans: the politics of recognition on AWAYE!

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JUST HARRY: AN ABORIGINAL TRANSGENDER MAN’S JOURNEY

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Just Harry is a mini-documentary following the story of Harry Coulthard-Dare, a young, Aboriginal Transgender man, at the beginning of his transitioning journey.

Small Change’s Lisa Burns spoke to Harry and Writer/Director, Andrea Fraser, and asked them how the idea for the documentary first came about.

Produced by Lisa Burns”

Three personal stories from black and queer perspectives – Colouring the Rainbow

“Three queer Aboriginal women share personal stories of negotiating identity, discovering community, and caring for friends amidst the AIDS crisis and after.

Laniyuk Garcon, Sandy O’Sullivan, and Samia Goudie are contributors to the new book, ‘Colouring the Rainbow: Blak Queer and Trans Perspectives.’ Published by Wakefield Press, the volume includes 22 stories and essays by queer Aboriginal Australians in a first of its kind.”

– See more at: http://www.3cr.org.au/womenontheline/episode-201512140830/three-personal-stories-black-and-queer-perspectives-colouring#sthash.L6WhrHdu.dpuf

Aboriginal man helping LGBTI Indigenous people speak about suicide

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“Aboriginal mental health advocates say there’s limited funding for Indigenous-controlled mental health services. One gay Aboriginal man has been crowd-funding his own mental health support organisation for Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender and Intersex people. Indigenous people are twice as likely to take their own life compared to other Australians.”

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-10-06/aboriginal-man-helping-lgbti-indigenous-people/6829924