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Friday 31 August means Wear it Purple day nears in Australia as we dress in purple to show solidarity for our LGBTI Youth. But Why?

Renee and Jacinta from Thorne Harbour Health (FKA VAC) chat with Brock Galway from Wear it Purple, Dr. Karen Hallam senior research fellow at YSAS and clinical psychologist working with young people and Garth Parkhill from Thorne Harbour on the new YouTH program recently launched to unpack what wear it purple is about and what we can do as part of the day.

Current topics for LGBTI Youth are discussed and services available for youth and their families. As well as Jacinta’s experience as an LGBTI Youth.


YoDAA Line 1800 458 685

Lifeline 13 11 14

Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800

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Switchboard 1800 184 527

Parentline 13 22 89

For emergency medical assistance, call 000.


This show, Episode #634 originally aired Thursday 30th August, 2018.

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