This presentation was given at the Australian National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health Conference 2010.
LGBT people of faith and religion exist in or have experienced two worlds; often intensely opposed to each other. This tension creates specific issues that have not always been identified or catered for. LGBT people of faith and religion experience the usual issues of resolving their sexuality or gender identity, coming out, finding their place in the community and learning what it means to live authentically in a predominately straight world. They often however, experience these things with greater intensity and also have additional issues to deal with. In order to work more effectively with these target groups, it’s important for community workers and service providers to be aware of the particular issues they face. More information lgbttraining.blogspot.com/p/community-training.html