BGF was founded on the concept of RU OK. Back in 1984, a couple of friends asking Bobby Goldsmith, ‘Are you ok?’ and he actually wasn’t. We were born out of love. Love for an individual that has grown into the organisation that we are today.
The last Friday in August every year is Wear It Purple Day. It’s a day for us to all stand in solidarity with LGBTQIA+ youth, celebrate their diversity and support them to live their lives as their authentic selves.
July 28 is World Hepatitis Day. For people living with HIV, raising awareness of hepatitis is particularly important. Due to the transmission routes for HIV and hepatitis B and C being similar, it is not uncommon for a person living with HIV to have a dual diagnosis.