If any of the themes on this site cause distress or you feel you would like to speak to someone about getting help, please consider getting in touch with the following services:

Lifeline – 13 11 14

Lifeline provides 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Q LIFE – 1800 184 527

QLife is Australia’s first nationally-oriented counselling and referral service for people of diverse sex, genders and sexualities. QLife provides nation-wide, early intervention, peer supported telephone and web based services to support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people of all ages.
Need help? Pick up the phone and call 1800 184 527


Emergency – Dial 000 in Australia




You shouldn’t have to fear being rejected for who you are or who you might go out with. If you’re having issues with your friends, family, work or school because of homophobia or transphobia, you don’t have to go through it alone. Aged 12 – 25? For someone else to talk to, visit and find your nearest headspace centre or visit eheadspace for online and telephone support.

Headspace helps young people aged 12-25 years who are going through a tough time.

They assist young people and their families with mental health, physical health, alcohol and other drugs and education and employment support.


MGA Counselling

MGA counsellingIf you would like to speak to qualified counsellors with expertise in faith and sexuality, Melbourne’s MGA provides easily accessible and affordable help.

Counselling via Skype is available to interstate and overseas clients, or those that are unable to travel from home. The counsellors at MGA are all tertiary qualified, are members of the Australian Counselling Association, and bring with them a wealth of experience and knowledge.

Hear more about Matt Glover and the Homecoming Project at the Radio #4 podcast page on Inside Ex-gay.



bblue logobeyondblue is one of Australia’s premier mental health bodies. If you are experiencing depression or anxiety, beyondblue‘s Support Service can help. Inside Ex-gay has provided advice about ex-gay to the Support Service‘s phone counsellors. For more about beyondblue, click the logo to the right or call the Support Service directly on the number below.

Call the support service: 1300 22 4636 (24/7)

Inside Ex-gay and beyondblue have developed a guide to ex-gay for phone counsellors. It is available here.



GCNInside Ex-gay affirms the work of the Gay Christian Network in developing a compassionate and intelligent conversation with the Evangelical Christian movement. For more information, including resources, radio, podcasts and online community, click the logo.



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A national support organisation for LGBTI people from faith backgrounds based in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Freedom2b assists LGBTI people on their journey to reconciling their faith, sexuality and gender identity.

As well as monthly meetings across Australia, Freedom2b runs regular gatherings and hosts an active online community.




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