DEFGLIS 2016 Christmas Message

It’s been a busy year for DEFGLIS as we keep looking for new and innovative ways to support LGBTI people in Defence and creating exciting initiatives for members and their families. Please take the time to enjoy a well-earned break over...

Proud to Serve at the Military Pride Ball

It's back, and now it's a new annual tradition! Defence members, family and the community checked-in to our illustrious flagship event to celebrate LGBTI service on Saturday night.  Back for a second year, attendees grew to 280 from the Australian Defence Force and their...

Veterans Film Festival shines the light on LGBT veterans

The Veterans Film Festival will hold the Australian premiere of The Camouflage Closet, a documentary about trauma and recovery among nine LGBTI veterans. The film is a community-based project to bring awareness among medical providers, veterans, and the LGBTI communities, specifically...

Ask the question "R U OK?"

Today is National R U OK day. Started in 2009 this non-for-profit organisation strives to create a society where we are all connected and protected from suicide. Today they continue their journey and vital work to support all members of all societies.

Resolving the collision between pride and religion

Australian Defence Force Chaplain (Wing Commander) Stephane Sarazin reflected on the Pride in Practice conference held last year, and what might be done about tensions between pride and religion. Mr Anthony Veen-Brown is with Ambassadors and Bridge Builders International (ABBI) and...

US military allows transgender citizens to serve

The Pentagon has announced that transgender citizens will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military. The move will soon bring about the end to one of the remaining bans on service in western military forces. Department of Defense Secretary Ash...

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Supporting LGBTI personnel and families - Strengthening capability through inclusion - Educating the workforce about diversity



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