Manual of Resources for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention

Always was, always will be our stories

This podcast series features conversations with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people about their experiences, roles and achievements. It is hosted by writer and broadcaster Marlee Silva, a proud Gamilaroi and Dunghutti woman born and raised on Dharrawal country, south of Sydney.

Episode 11 is Coming Out Blak, with Matika Little and Courtney Hagen, who are black, gay and proud.
Connected online through their common experiences of being Aboriginal and identifying as lesbian, they have built a platform for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTQIA+voices on Instagram @comingoutblak.
In this podcast they share their own experiences, discuss the issues that matter to them and offer solidarity to people struggling with their sexual identity.

Source: Marlee Silva

More Suggested Resources

This 1.5 hour webinar brought together young people and experts to discuss lived experience of Intergenerational Trauma and strategies for creating positive intergenerational change. Speakers include: Professor Helen Milroy, a leader in Indigenous mental health and trauma Tonii Skeen, youth advocate Karlie Stewart, youth advocate · Joel Wenitong, community mentor

The Break It Down video project, with youth in North Queensland, includes original music and stories of cultural connection from five communities. All the videos are also available through the Hitnet kiosk and wifi service for remote communities which may not have regular internet access. Break It Down is a project of North Queensland Primary Health Network, with Desert Pea Media. High-energy humorous tour of Palm Island and its culture and history, hosted by a local Bwgcolman teenager.

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