Supporting and promoting the well-being of mental health carers and their families.
Mental Health Carers Austalia.
25-08-2022 02:41 PM
Tomorrow is Wear it Purple Day!!
💜 Hello Forumites!! 💜
Tomorrow is Wear it Purple Day!! A day to celebrate and promote the value of diversity and inclusion for our LGBTQAI+ community, particularly young folks! From their website: Wear It Purple strives to foster supportive, safe, empowering and inclusive environments for rainbow young people. If you want to donate or get involved, go check it out!
This year’s theme is: ‘Still Me, Still Human’, something that I think speaks to us all. As many of you may know, I am queer my own self, and as an asexual nonbinary person I have upon many occasions been dehumanised and erased simply because of who I am. Thus, this is something that really hits close to home for me!!
Now obviously it is a little tricky for any of us to show off a purple themed outfit in this context, but I encourage the sharing of purple emojis, purple artworks or crafts, and nature pics that feature purple!! And of course, if anyone wishes to share their own story along this year’s theme, I’d love to hear it - cos that’s what it’s all about! It is incredible how powerful it is to feel heard, seen, and accepted for who you are 😍
If you'd like to pop into our LGBTQAI+ Social Space, you can find the thread here!
You can also catch up on the Topic Tuesday we had for pride month, with our very own @TuxedoCat as the special guest. They also took the time to put together some resources for our beautiful LGBTIAQ+ & questioning community:
- P4T: Peer support for and by trans communities, available Wednesday and Thursday 11am-7pm for people in NSW.
- QLife 1800 184 527: Provides LGBTQIA+ peer support and referral for people wanting to talk about a range of issues including sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships. Available 3pm-midnight.
- YarnsHeal: First Nations Brotherboy and Sistergirl suicide prevention
If you have an LGBTIAQ+ person in your life or spot someone on the forums needing a little extra love, here some resources to support others
25-08-2022 02:48 PM - edited 25-08-2022 03:56 PM
Re: Tomorrow is Wear it Purple Day!!
Big love to all of our LGBTQIA+/Queer carers or those caring for LGBTQIA+/Queer folks.
Here is a picture fo purple mushrooms from my favourite game, Stardew Valley! Happy wear it purple day!