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WEAR IT PURPLE

GO PURPLE ON AUGUST 30

Go purple to support and celebrate LGBTQIA+ youth!

What does "Queer" mean anyway?

Seriously though, what does it mean? If you've been wanting to ask, we've got you covered.

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What is Wear it Purple Day?

It’s a day where we celebrate the spirit of LGBTIQ+ youth, and come together as a whole community – LGBTQIA+ pals and allies – to support them.

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Your guide to words and definitions in the LGBTQIA+ community

So you've been staring the the LGBTQIA+ acronym and wondering what all those letters mean (not to mention that plus sign!). Stress less! We've got you.

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What are pronouns and why are they important?

You can't always know someone's pronouns just by looking at them. And once you know someone's pronouns, it's important to respect them!

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HOST AN EVENT

Whether it’s for yourself, your office, your classroom or your community, grabbing our purple merch is the easiest way to elevate your event. Plus: 100% of proceeds support queer youth via Minus18.

EDUCATE YOUR TEAM

Visibility is great, but it’s even better when combined with meaningful conversation and action. Minus18 can deliver a keynote or training session to your event, office or school cohort to really enhance your Wear It Purple Day.

CHAMPIONS FOR LGBTQIA+ YOUTH

CHANGING THE LIVES OF LGBTQIA+ YOUTH IN AUSTRALIA

We’re leading change, building social inclusion, and advocating for an Australia where all young people are safe, empowered, and surrounded by people that support them.

Life-affirming social inclusion

Through a preventative model of mental health support, we tackle social isolation by creating spaces where young people belong.

Education & advocacy

We transform communities through LGBTQIA+ training, resources, and digital campaigns that enable others to champion inclusivity.

Youth empowerment

We believe in equipping young people with the skills they need to be at the forefront of driving change.

Happy youth