We’re delighted to announce we have now turned on our online mentoring platform for people of diverse sexuality and gender. People in need of support, or just someone in their corner can request a mentor now at startout.org.au.
Thanks to everyone who has helped get StartOut to this point, and if you didn’t make it to one of the launch events, you can check out some of the media coverage and letters support below:
- ABC News / Triple J Hack – http://www.abc.net.au/triplej/programs/hack/new-website-to-help-lgbtiq-young-people-coming-out/9020524
- Pedestrian.tv – https://www.pedestrian.tv/news/a-brand-new-mentoring-program-to-curb-lgbtqia-youth-suicide-launches-today/
- Malcolm Turnbull MP and Bill Shorten MP support letters – https://startout.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Support-Letters.pdf
- House of Representatives Speech, Susan Templeman MP – http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/genpdf/chamber/hansardr/021e2c73-19c5-4935-b599-76324f196286/0403/hansard_frag.pdf%3BfileType=application/pdf
- Check out some pictures from the Sydney launch event – https://www.facebook.com/1387320364836379/photos/?tab=album&album_id=2063273213907754
Want to get involved or help out? Here are three things you can do right now:
- Volunteer – join the team or become a mentor at startout.org.au/volunteer
- Donate – give a one off donation or join our regular giving program at startout.org.au/support
- Spread the word – share startout.org.au with your friends, family, and work colleagues. You just never know who might need someone in their corner.