The information on the pages below can help you to understand your rights.
Sometimes you need to use your rights to stand up for yourself, and sometimes you need to use your rights to ask for help.
There is information on talking to the police, your general rights as a L G B T I Q A + person with intellectual disability and some posters to share.
There is also a video about staying safe with people you meet on the internet.
This information on these pages is for you.
Our rights as L G B T I Q A + people with disability in Australia
This is a booklet.
It has 4 pages.
This booklet lists 10 of your rights as an L G B T I Q A + person with disability.
These rights make sure that L G B T I Q A + people with disability are treated the same as anyone else in the community.
Staying Safe – Playing Safe
This page has a video is about staying safe when you are talking to people online that you have not met before.
‘We are LGBTQ People with Intellectual Disability: This is what is important. ‘ poster
This is a poster.
It is one page.
This poster was made by a group of 24 LGBTQ people with intellectual disability and supporters from Deakin University. They spent time talking about what helped them feel good about themselves. They came up with a list of statements. Then they talked to other people to ask if they agreed with the statements. The poster has the statements on it.
You can use this poster in your home.
You can also give it to other people in your community.
The poster can help people learn more about what you need to feel good about yourself.
The poster is in easy language.
Your rights as an LGBTIQA+ person with disability
These resources are NOT in easy language.
Inclusion Designlab worked with an organisation called Thorne Harbour Health to create information for L G B T I Q A + people with disability.
This information is in three guides. One is about your rights as an L G B T I Q A + person with disability. One is about getting ready for your N D I S planning meeting. The last guide is about how to make sure your needs as an L G B T I Q A + person are protected when you pay for support.