Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex residents in Brisbane
Open Doors Youth Service at Sir Reginald Groom Place, Greensquare Close in Fortitude Valley provides invaluable services and support to young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) or those exploring their sexuality or gender identity.
Find out more by visiting the Open Doors Youth Service website.
Other support services
The following is a list of other community organisations and services available to Brisbane LGBTI residents:
- Diverse Voices (formerly the Gay and Lesbian Welfare Association)
- Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
- LGBTI Legal Service
- Queensland Aids Council - LGBTI
- Qld Positive People
- Australian Transgender Support Association of Qld
- Qld Police Service LGBTI Liaison Officers
- Clinic 30
- Gay and Lesbian Business Network
- Brisbane Lesbian and gay Pride Choir
- Brisbane Frontrunners & Walkers Group
- Brisbane Pride Festival
Council library collection
Council Libraries provides a small specialised browsing collection of books and magazines at New Farm Library, with a larger collection distributed and integrated into the general collection at all branches.
The New Farm collection includes fiction and non-fiction print materials and began with a personal collection donated in 2006 by a group of women who had formed a small library of lesbian material.
The collection includes books relevant and responsive to the interests and needs of the gay, lesbian and transgender community in Brisbane. Resources include popular, new material and enduring works.