Community Calendar

Community Calendar is your fortnightly look into what’s coming up for the LGBTIQA+ communities in Greater Sydney and NSW!

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Events and opportunities

Surveys, studies and consultations

  • Free online writing workshops for LGBTQIA+ people aged 18 to 25. PhD researcher Chloe Cannell is running a series of five 2hr writing workshops exploring the challenges of representing LGBTQIA+ characters and stories in fiction for young adults. Participants are invited to write and share in their preferred medium, respond to short questionnaires, and discuss story examples. The workshops are on Saturdays 10am-12pm ACST April to May 2021 on the following dates: 10/04, 17/04, 1/05, 8/05 & 15/05.Email Chloe at chloe.cannell@nullmymail.unisa.edu.au to express interest and for more information.

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A person wearing sport shorts and holding a chequered flag overlaid with shooting stars in trans flag colours. Text reads Pride in Sport - Transforming sport in Australia. An online discussion about trans & gender diverse inclusion in Australian sport. Trans Day of Visibility, 31 March.
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A pink, yellow and green geometric background with text:  Twenty10 LGBTIQA+  safeTALK Suicide Awareness Training. Workshop Dates: Thu Apr 15th (allies welcome), Tue Apr 20 (LGBTIQA+ only)
Text on a background like notebook paper: Free online writing workshops for LGBTIQA+ people aged 18-25. You are invited to participate in a research project on writing in allyship with LGBTIQA+ youth on the challenges of representing young adult fiction featuring intersectional LGBTIQA+ characters and stories. The workshops aim to develop writing strategies for telling those stories. Participation in the study will include: Five 2-hour workshops (totalling 10 hours), Following individual and group writing exercises; Responding to short anonymous questionnaires; Sharing/reading/discussing writing examples with a small peer group of up to 13 people. Receive $20 in eGift Cards. Email Chole Cannell (PhD researcher) at chloe.cannell@mymail.unisa.edu.au to express interest and for more information. This research has been approved by the University of South Australia Human Research Ethics Committee (Ethics Protocol Number: 202961)+
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