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Understanding gender identity and sexual orientation

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Overview

This program helps participants understand the personal characteristics of gender identity and sexual orientation. It discusses the laws that protect people against discrimination because of these characteristics.

Details

Audience
Individuals and organisations that employ or provide services to LGBTIQ+ people

Dates
Thursday 19 May 2022 (1pm–3pm)

Thursday 7 July 2022 (10am–midday)

Tuesday 6 September 2022 (10am–midday)

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Length 
Two hours

Format
Live interactive workshop with supporting resources – via Zoom

Cost
Free

Key learning objectives

Participants will:

  • learn about personal characteristics of gender identity and sexual orientation
  • understand discrimination and harm experienced by people with diverse sexualities and gender identities
  • identify human rights protections that Victorian laws provide to all people.

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We are the experts in Victoria’s Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities (2006), the Equal Opportunity Act (2010) and the Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Act (2021).

Our courses can help you and your organisation develop, adopt and drive leading practice on equal opportunity and human rights, and prevent discrimination.

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Address
Level 3, 204 Lygon Street Carlton Victoria 3053

General enquiries
enquiries@veohrc.vic.gov.au

Reception
1300 891 848

Enquiry line
1300 292 153 or (03) 9032 3583

Interpreters
1300 152 494

NRS Voice Relay
1300 555 727 then use 1300 292 153

Media enquiries
0447 526 642

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as First Australians and recognises their culture, history, diversity and deep connection to the land.

We acknowledge that the Commission is on the land of the Kulin Nation and pay our respects to Elders past and present.