Dameyon Bonson

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[An Open Letter] Help make our Rainbow a reality.

<b>[An Open Letter] Help make our Rainbow a reality.</b><p>Dear friends, family and supporters, our campaign to make significant inroads in the prevention of …

Aboriginal suicide rate is highest in the world

“We ask that you refuse to die:” New book focuses on Indigenous suicide in Canada today

Fredericton – Why Indigenous people are more likely to commit suicide was the topic of a book launched on Sept. 26th at Conserver House in …

Support Indigenous LGBTI Suicide Prevention

<b>Black Rainbow are crowdfunding to be Australia's only Indigenous suicide prevention and mental health support source for LGBTI people.</b> Black Rainbow …

Voices from the Black Rainbow – Indigenous LGBQTI in Suicide Prevention: SDOH and Intersectionality

<b>Voices from the Black Rainbow – Indigenous LGBQTI in Suicide Prevention: SDOH Intersectionality</b><b>©Indigenist</b><p><b>To reference</b> : Bonson, D 2014 1997, ‘Voices …

Black Rainbow turns to crowdfunding for LGBTI Indigenous suicide prevention

AN online crowdfunding campaign has been launched by Black Rainbow to create the nation’s first mental health service for Indigenous LGBTI …

#BlackRainbow: Five questions for Nathan Woolford

Archaeologist and anthropologist Nathan Woolford takes over the @IndigenousX account this week in support of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lesbian, gay, bisexual, sistergirl and brotherboy, and queer community<p>Tell us about who you are, where you are from, and what you do<p>For most of my …

Mental Health

New Foundation to Support Indigenous LGBTI People - OUTInPerth - Gay and Lesbian News and Culture

10 Feb 2015 | Filed under Community,News | Posted by Sophie Joske<p>A new initiative has been launched to create a foundation to deliver support to …

The struggle for LGBTI to be heard in our communities | The Stringer

LGBTI Indigenous people offered a rainbow to follow

Dameyon Bonson says as a young gay Indigenous man he desperately needed a role model, but none was available, so he set up Black Rainbow, the first mental health and suicide prevention support service of its type<p>As a gay Aboriginal man, Dameyon Bonson says it was difficult to find anyone like him …

Mental Health

Visibility and Services worry Indigenous LGBTI

Visibility and access to basic services are big issues facing the Indigenous LGBTI community, according to members of the LGBTI community in the …

Call for better mental health stats for LGBTI Indigenous Australians :: NEWS

<b>NEWS</b> <b><br>Childcare package not suitable for First Nations: SNAICC</b><br>25 Feb 2016<p><b>NEWS</b> <b><br>WA death in custody inquest wraps up today</b><br>25 Feb 2016<p><b>NEWS</b> <b><br>New report claims</b> …

Black Rainbow On Air with Kim Kleidon from ABC Tropical North, Mackay

Reconciliation and decolonisation in suicide prevention

QUITE tragically, as you are reading these first few words there is a high probability somebody will attempt to end their life by suicide. There is …

Black Rainbow Living Well Foundation - Start Some Good

Deadly initiative: Black Rainbow flies flag proudly

A FACEBOOK page that supports Indigenous Australians who identify as LGBTI and sistergirls or brotherboys has amassed over 3000 fans since it was …

LGBTI Indigenous Australians in remote communities lack visibility, inclusive services

LGBTI Indigenous Australians living in remote areas face a lack of visibility and inclusive services, the Australian Human Rights Commission has …

Dumbartung “battles” Indigenous Land Corporation for survival to save cultural treasures and healing programs

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Families urged to look after each other as Kimberley region records seven suicides in seven weeks

Seven people are believed to have suicided in WA's Kimberley region in the last seven weeks, as communities are urged to look out for each other over …

What’s Best For The Nation Is Not Always Best For Native Youth

After a visit to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Nation in North Dakota, President Barack Obama announced an initiative to help Native American …

The hard lives — and high suicide rate — of Native American children on reservations

The silence that has shrouded suicide in Indian country is being pierced by growing alarm at the sheer numbers of young Native Americans taking their own lives — more than three times the national average, and up to 10 times the average on some reservations.<p>The silence that has shrouded suicide in …

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Evaluation Project : ATSISPEP : The University of Western Australia

Project Sponsor: Professor Jill Milroy AM<p>Winthrop Professor Jill Milroy is a Palyku woman whose country is in the Pilbara region of Western …

Kimberley suicide rate, one of the world’s highest – Yiriman is the way to go

“Get out of the way” & Aboriginal suicide rates will drop