Pride in Action
We welcome people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, allies, and more (LGBTQIA+). We are passionate about creating an inclusive organisational culture to support LGBTQIA+ staff and students.
LGBTIQA+ Inclusion Action Plan
The University’s first LGBTIQA+ Inclusion Action Plan aims to address and mitigate the unique challenges faced at the University by members of our LGBTIQA+ community. It represents an important milestone in the progress of the University’s Diversity and Inclusion Strategy 2030 and its implementation will contribute to building a thriving, fair and diverse University community.
Pride in Action Network
The Pride in Action Network (PiAN) is the University of Melbourne’s inaugural LGBTQIA+ ally network. This network aims to bring together staff and students who identify as LGBTQIA+, their allies and supporters, creating opportunities to share information and foster an inclusive and supportive workplace and learning environment.
Pride in Sport
Pride in Sport program aims to provide a safe place for LGBTQIA+ identifying people to participate in sport. This program believes all people have the right to freely participate in recreation, fitness, and sport, and benefit from the wellness it brings. As the first University to be a signatory to the ACON’s Pride in Sport Program, this group is currently working to implement inclusive practices to ensure the safe and equal inclusion of LGBTQIA+ identifying people.
UMSU Queer Department
The University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU) Queer department is responsible for organising social events, hosting collectives for different identities and experiences, and advocating on behalf of the queer community at the university. The UMSU Queer department has the Queer Space (Level 3 of Union House) where all students are encouraged to use and share.
LGBTQIA+ Counselling and Support
The University of Melbourne Counselling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provide LGBTQIA+ counselling and support for students and staff. The CAPS is committed to fostering a safe and respectful environment free from discrimination, harassment, vilification, or victimisation based on sex, sexuality, or gender identity.
Trans Health Research
Trans Health Research is a research group within the Department of Medicine at The University of Melbourne. Trans Health Research conducts research with one goal: to provide robust evidence to improve the health and well-being of the trans and gender-diverse (TGD) community.
Other Useful Information and Links
There are numerous web-resources related to the LGBTQIA+ community. Love doesn't discriminate.