Category Archives: Mental Health

Just do it

Use what talents you possess. The woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best. – Henry van Dyke Advertisements

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Remedies for an unsettled Madame Moselle…

Reading fiction.  Eating tinned spaghetti on toast. Snuggling up to hot water bottles. Wearing sequins. Bloodletting (within reason). Performing acts of beauty. Doing laundry. Swooshing about in long velvet skirts. Sniffing boot polish. Thinking about bees. Imagining/planning/getting tattoos. Quality Monster … Continue reading

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ONLY TWO SLEEPS UNTIL CAMP BETTY BEGINS

30 or so workshops and panels. 4 days. Opening night ‘5 Minutes of Infamy’ event. Jelly wrestling. Blue Betty party. High tea. Art show. DIY Zine fair. Film night. Stuff for kids. Most of it free (especially the daytime stuff), … Continue reading

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Ankali – Emotional Support Workers

‘The Ankali Project was set up to provide emotional and social support to people living with HIV/AIDS (plwha). 130 volunteers backed by three social workers and an administrator are responsible for maintaining the well being of clients, ensuring they have … Continue reading

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MindOUT Survey on LGBTI Mental Wellbeing (Australia)

‘MindOUT is the first national LGBTI mental health and suicide prevention project in Australia. MindOUT needs input from the LGBTI community as to what makes a real difference to mental wellbeing and suicide prevention. Go to http://lgbthealth.org.au/mindout for more info about the … Continue reading

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‘I am disabled — and you’re jealous?’

In the latest edition of Scavenger, Ciare Xyerra discusses what it is like to live with a disability — and to have people with no bloody clue make really hurtful comments about how grateful they should be for getting assistance … Continue reading

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Sister Unity

Sister Unity is simply divine. Not just for their lashes, or their chiffon or their greasepaint, but for their wisdom and compassion and humour. Here they are telling you ‘It Gets Better.‘ Here they are telling the tale of the … Continue reading

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