Check out the finalists who are connecting the LGBTI community

The Connecting the LGBTI Community Award – sponsored by Optus, recognises the organisations that work hard to bring people in our community together and provide a safe space for them to meet, network and grow.

Check out the finalists for the 2018 awards:

headspace Bendigo, Diversity Program raises awareness of homophobia, transphobia, biphobia and the effects it has on young people’s mental health. The program provides a safe environment that embraces diversity and is welcoming for LGBTIQ+ youth.

Melbourne Queer Film Festival creates a safe space to engage the LGBTI community, and its supporters, with the best LGBTI content in order to educate, entertain and celebrate diversity. Now in its 28thyear, the festival screens over 130 LGBTI themed films from Australia and around the world.

The Coming Back Out Ball is a large-scale social transformation project that assembled over 500 LGBTI elders and their allies during Australia’s divisive same sex marriage postal vote to celebrate and connect LGBTI people aged 65 plus.

Come support our finalists. Purchase your tickets for the 2018 GLOBE Community Awards.

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