Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

Transcend Australia acknowledges the Traditional Owners and ongoing custodians of the land – the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We honour and pay our respects to elders past and present.

We recognise that sovereignty was never ceded.

Always was, always will be Aboriginal land β€οΈπŸ’›πŸ–€

Discover the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services and community groups supporting, affirming and celebrating gender diversity across their country. Please let us know if there is a group or organisation we should include by contacting us info@transcend.org.au

BlaQ Aboriginal Corporation

BlaQ Aboriginal Corporation was established as a collective response to the identified need for strengthened visibility of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTQ+ community. They aim to foster pathways that provide informed and authentic representation that positively impacts the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal people.

Black Rainbow

Black Rainbow is a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Sistergirl and Brotherboy (LGBQTI+SB) organisation in the pursuit of positive health and wellbeing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Lesbian LGBQTI+SB.

Black Rainbow currently supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBQTI+SB people through a variety of community projects and initiatives, and continues to develop. They call these initiatives Contagion of Love projects.

Tekwabi Giz (Aboriginal, Torres Strait and South Sea Islander Inclusion)

Tekwabi Giz is a national collaboration of people and organisations from Aboriginal, Torres Strait and South Sea Islander descent who are working with LGBTI people across Australia. Tekwabi Giz works in partnership with the National LGBTI Health Alliance, as part of the MindOUT project. They provide advice and support to the Alliance and its member organisations to better work in recognising and meeting the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

The Tiwi Sista Girls

ICTV: Tiwi Islands Series: Sistagirls

Living Black: Brotherboys

Koorie Pride Victoria

Koorie Pride Victoria’s aim is to help elevate and support LGBTQIASB+ Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples through visibility across Victoria.

Strong Brother Strong Sister (Youth)

Strong Brother, Strong Sister is a culturally appropriate safe place for Aboriginal young people to access and thrive. The structure and programs within the space guide, mentor and empower Aboriginal young people to achieve excellence. The outcomes from these programs not only guide, mentor and empower Aboriginal young people, they also improve Aboriginal young people’s health and wellbeing.

Trans Mob on Trans Hub

Australian Human Rights Commission Brotherboys, Sistergirls and LGBT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples