Community Calendar is your weekly look into what’s coming up for the LGBTIQA+ communities in Greater Sydney and NSW! This is our post for 7 May 2021.
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Events and opportunities
Here are some events and opportunities around the Greater Sydney Area:
- Attention future hip hop stars! Street Media‘s Hip Hop coaching program for folks aged 16 to 24 every runs every Tuesday in May from 3pm to 4pm. For more info, get in touch with James at Street Media.
- Yarn It Up is a virtual yarning event for Sistergirls, Brotherboys, and trans mob in NSW with ACON. The yarns will focus on strengthening and supporting the health, wellbeing and voices of Sistergirls, Brotherboys and trans mob across NSW, building the profile of Sistergirl and Brotherboy community groups, and offering an opportunity for the community to connect and come together. We are keen to help build community kinship, cultural and spiritual connections through storytelling and activities. First session is 12 May!
- On 12 May, friend of Twenty10 and former Dolly Doctor Melissa Kang joins Wendy Pettifer in a community conversation about respectful relationships and consent at Woollahra Library in Double Bay.
- Nancy Denis and Her Band in Concert will be gracing the stage at the Darlinghurst Theatre Company from 12-15 May.
- Check out the Transgender and Gender Diverse Creative Expression Group, supported by ACON, starting 13 May! For more info, get in touch with Olli.
- IDAHOBIT – the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Transphobia and discrimination against people with an intersex variation – is coming up on Monday, 17 May! We’re cooking up a little campaign here at Twenty10 – watch this space to learn more. #IDAHOBITEveryDay
- Are you the next Youth Action Artist in Residence? They are looking for a young person from NSW aged 12-24 to complete a paid commission to contribute to their annual report design. Submissions are open until May 21!
Surveys, studies and consultations
- Waverly Council wants to hear from young people aged 24 or younger – and you could win a gift voucher if you fill out their survey!
- The folks at Blaq, ACON and the Institute for Culture and Society at Western Sydney University are looking for LGBTIQA+ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people between 14 and 25 years old to fill out a survey to understand social and emotional wellbeing and mental health of people in this group. Fill out the survey here.
- Are you between the ages of 16-25 and live in NSW? Are you passionate about social justice and issues affecting youth? Do you have your own lived/living experience of mental health issues, mental distress and/or suicidal ideation or attempts and want to share your story and perspectives? Do you want to influence change on a state level? The BEING – Mental Health Consumers Youth Committee might be for you! This is a paid opportunity.