Community Calendar

Community Calendar is your fortnightly look into what’s coming up for the LGBTIQA+ communities in Greater Sydney and NSW! This is our post for 26 February 2022.

Our QHive groups are open for expressions of interest for workshops meeting in April and May!

Check out all the awesome things happening at Twenty10 this Mardi Gras.

Mardi Gras Fundraisers

Thanks to all these fabulous folks who are raising funds for Twenty10 during Mardi Gras!


  • Closes 9 April: Check out the Deadly, Solid, Staunch exhibition at Boomalli Gallery, celebrating LGBTIQA+ First Nations artists. The official opening event is on 18 March.
  • 26-27 February: The awesome folks at Shopfront Arts are holding Drag in the Daytime event for folks of all ages at 107 Projects!
  • 26 February: Our friends at Minus18 are holding a virtual Mardi Gras party for folks aged 12 to 19!
  • 26 February: We’re partnering with Mardi Gras Film Festival on this Community Screening of Hetero, a film about a group of young people trying to keep their school’s Gay-Straight Alliance afloat by befriending their straight classmates. Tickets are only $10!
  • 27 February: Marrickville Library is hosting a free vocal workshop for transgender and non-binary singers.
  • 2 March: Queer Art After Hours is a free event at the Art Gallery of NSW showcasing queer art and artists! Twenty10 is also running the youth space with the AGNSW Youth Collective.
  • 5 March: Young people aged 12 to 21 can come to the Making Time workshop, inspired by LGBTIQA+ artists and communities!


Surveys, studies and consultations

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Curated by Steven Ross - Deadly, Solid, Staunch: A celebration of our First Nations LGBTIQA+ community. 24.2.22-9.4.2 Official launch: Friday 18th March from 6pm. RSVP via
A drawing of a young person with pink hair against a glitter rainbow background. Text reads: Drag in the Daytime - 26 + 27 Feb, 107 Projects.
Mardi Gras Digital Youth Party - Kath Ebbs (presented by Bonds), Maria Thattil (presented by Olay), Louis Libran, Flower Boy, Malaika Mfalme, Jasha, Celine Dijon, Converse Guest All Star. Minus18.
A group of young people in a classroom consulting books and looking incredulously towards the front of the room. Text in the bottom right corner reads Queer Screen's 29th Mardi Gras Film Festival - 17 Feb to 3 Mar 2022.
A progress flag with text: Participants wanted!!! AGMC and RMIT are inviting members of multicultural/multifaith LGBTIQA+ communities to be involved in the development of resources for translators and interpreters on the LGBTIQA+ terminology. We would like to work with individuals speaking the following languages to help develop the resources: Arabic, Cantonese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, Vietnamese. You will receive a gift voucher as a token of appreciation. To find out more contact Budi via or text 0431 931 200. This project has been approved by RMIT University HREC, Project Number 24856.
NSW YAC - Applications now open! Join the NSW Youth Advisory Council 2022.
Seeking Australian trans young people aged 13-17 to participate in a research study on sexuality and relationships education. Transcend Australia.
We are looking for members of the LGBTQI+ community who have experienced a stroke, and their partners, to participate in a new study exploring post stroke sexuality. For more information go to or contact the researcher - tel: +612 8627 7766 or email: This study has been approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee at the University of Sydney [2021/719].
Two people writing on a survey, one using the other's back as a writing surface. Text reads SWASH - take part in the longest running survey of lesbian, bisexual and queer women's health in the world! Sydney Women & Sexual Health Survey 2022.
A picture of two people, with one kissing the other on the side of their face. Text reads: What matters to you this Federal election? Have your say! Equality Australia.
A cartoon of people holding various pride and identity flags. Text reads: Walkern Katatdjin - Rainbow Knowledge. Are you: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQA+, 14 to 25 years old? Take part in our national survey! Walkern Katatdjin is a national research project that aims to understand and improve the wellbeing and mental health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+ young people. With your help, we can improve the resources available to young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+ people!
National survey: Child Wellbeing and COVID. Help us build a greater understanding.
Want to share your experience supporting your mates? Join our focus group!
A multicoloured background with text that reads Sydney WorldPride 2023 Human Rights Conference - have your say!