Welcome to Working It Out Inc
Our mission is to support gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex community members and their friends and family.
We provide a free and confidential service to people negotiating their sexuality and or gender identity.
People who feel good about their sexuality and or gender identity are more likely to play an active role at school or in the community generally, more able to manage discrimination, more likely to be included and more likely to be confident and well.
WIO is funded by the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services to provide direct support including free and confidential counselling, support groups, education programs and work place training.
Same-sex attracted and gender diverse people experience less social stigmatization and personal hatred than was once the case and there is increased visibility of homosexuality in mainstream arenas.
Despite these changes a person who is lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTI) cannot take their acceptance for granted – whether from their families, in the local shopping centre or at school.
For this reason WIO works to support Tasmanians who are negotiating their gender and or sexuality. We do this through four programs:
Visit our services page for more information.
Supporting Working It Out
You can support the organisation by becoming a member, nominating to sit on the Committee of Managament or donating to the organisation. All donations over $2 are tax deductible.