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27 Jun

Autism and Pride Month

Happy Pride Month! Whether you're an autistic LGBTQIA+ person, an ally or someone who wants to learn more about both communities, we hope that this month has been one of education and celebration.

Keep scrolling to read more about key topics for LGBTQIA+ people with autism and access links to further support: 

Sexuality, gender identity and autism

What we'll cover:

  • What is sexual orientation?
  • What is gender identity?
  • Knowing your identity
  • LGBTQIA+ resources

Read it here.

Teens and young adults - sexuality

What we'll cover: 

  • Sexuality and relationships
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sex Education
  • Sexual Health
  • Professional Support

Read it here.

Dating and relationships (autistic adults)

What we'll cover: 


  • Dating overview
  • Issues you may experience with partners


  • Intimate relationships (between partners or spouses)
  • Sensory issues in relationships
  • Is sex important? 
  • When you know yourself
  • Living with someone
  • Sexuality and gender identity
  • Knowing your identity
  • LGBTQIA+ resources

Other topics

Read it here.

If these topics raise any issues for you, please reach out to one of the following services: 

Lifeline - 13 11 14

1800RESPECT - 1800 737 732

QLife - 1800 184 527

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