Acceptance Melbourne

Faith, Religion, Spirituality




We are an open and affirming community in Melbourne, Australia that supports Catholics who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer.

Acceptance Melbourne has been providing a safe space for LGBTIQ Catholics to practice their faith since 1973.

Our Vision

A Catholic Church that embraces and welcomes diversity, and is inclusive and open to all who identify as LGBTIQ, supporting their integration of faith, sexuality and gender identity.


Our Mission

Acceptance Melbourne is committed to supporting LGBTIQ Catholics across Victoria.


At Acceptance Melbourne we:

  • Provide a safe space for LGBTIQ Catholics to practice their faith

  • Cultivate dialogues among individuals and communities across Australia toward a greater understanding of the issues encountered by LGBTIQ Catholics

  • Empower one another through fellowship and understanding

  • Believe that we are all made in the image of God, and are called to express our sexuality in a life-affirming and responsible manner

  • Welcome supportive family and friends of LGBTIQ Catholics





Group Details

  • Address: Melbourne
  • Website URL:

Get in touch with us

Rainbow Network Coordinator

Jami Jones

(03) 9479 8870

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