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Community Calendar – 6 May 2022

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 6 May 2022.

Happy IDAHOBIT! Wednesday 17 May is the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. Read on for some events happening around the community for the day!

IDAHOBIT Events

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A person with dark skin and black hair and beard looking at the camera and smiling. Text reads: Out For Western Sydney - 12 May, 18:00 to 20:00 AEST. In-person event.
Text on an iridescent background reads: International Day Agains Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia. A panel discussion with BIPOC Gender Diverse people in Western Sydney, navigating community and living as their authentic selves. Performances by local artists, snacks provided. Zine workshop run by OutLoud. Tuesday 17 May, 6pm, Bankstown Arts Centre. Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Rights.
A person holding a rainbow flag and standing in front of a night sky with Aurora Borealis. Text reads: A film by Chelle Turingan and Riley Sparks - Small Town Pride. Come out Wherever you are.
Text on a rainbow background reads: International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia 2022 - Trivia Event. Featuring special guest Miranda Fair. 17th May 2022 at North Richmond Panthers function room. 6:30pm to 9:30pm, free. RSVP: 4573 2922.
Text reads: LGBTIQ+ Cultural Sensitivity and Awareness Training. Free online session, Thursday 12 May, 6.30 to 8.30pm via Zoom. A free online training session healthcare and community service professionals, focused on creating Safe and inclusive environments. Improve your knowledge and skills to work more effectively with LGBTIQ+ communities.
Text reads: Technology and Tea - Digital Technology Event. Free event, bookings essential. Location: Glebe Town Hall, 160 St Johns Rd, Glebe NSW. Date: Wednesday 18 May 2022. Time: 9:30am to 12:30pm. Contact Russ Gluyas - t: 02 9206 2017. e: rgluyas@acon.org.au.
Text reads: Free online session, Thursday 26 May, 6.30 to 8.30pm,  via Zoom. Trans & Gender Diverse Cultural Sensitivity Training. A free online training session for healthcare  and community service professionals focused  on creating safe and inclusive environments.  Improve your knowledge and skills to work  more effectively with Trans and Gender Diverse communities.
Text reads: Queer travel and lifestyle expo - Beyond. Join us for an evening expo in Parramatta celebrating  queer travel and life experiences. BEYOND is an event showcasing all the great destinations, travel and experiences beyond the 5 years since marriage equality and Beyond COVID and restrictions. Thurs 26th May, 4pm till 8pm at Club Parramatta - 2 Macquarie Street. Come and check out the Travel and wedding providers, giveaways, and entertainment. Food and beverage available at the Club. Exhibiting inquiries: contact Matt on +61 438 669 320 or parramattapride17@gmail.com. Proudly brought to you by the team behind Parramatta Pride Picnic.
Text reads: ASIST LGBTIQA+ Suicide Intervention Training, sponsored by LGBTIQ+ Health Australia. Workshop Dates: 1st and 2nd of June, Redfern. 9am - 5pm each day. To register: twenty10.org.au/communityconnector/.
Text reads: Join our LGBTIQA+ Social Group - a safe and supportive space for LGBTIQA+ folks aged 16 to 25. 6pm to 8pm Thursdays starting 12th May 2022, headspace Hurstville.
A young person holding a sign in trans flag colours reading Trans folx are not a threat - Transphobia is! Text reads: Callout for a new documentary - We're looking for participants for a new documentary about the trans experience in high school, from trans and queer writer-director AP Pobjoy.  Our aim is to make a documentary that tells the story of transgender  students around Australia as they go through highschool in 2022. The project will be filmed by the participants themselves, giving them a voice and the opportunity to share their experiences. We are looking for high-school students aged between 16-17 either in year 11 of year 12 who identify as transgender, non-binary, agender or gender diverse. If you or someone you know might be interested, please contact us at www.transdococasting.info and tell us a bit about who you are, and what your school experience looks like. Any initial contact will be informal and confidential, so feel free to say hi and ask any questions!
Level Up! An LGBTQ+ Gaming Study - Call For Participants! We want to better understand LGBTQ+ youth experiences in playing video games. We welcome players of all video games, playing on any console, PC, or mobile device. If you meet the criteria below, we would love for you to participate. Seeking participants who are 14-29 years old, self-identify as a sexual or gender minority youth (SGMY/LGBTQ+), plays video games regularly, live in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, or Mexico. Taking part involves completing a short survey about your experiences playing video games as LGBTQ+ youth. You will have an opportunity to upload a screenshot from a video game that makes you feel strong, validated, and proud. This study has received ethics approval from Brock university (21-019) and the university of Toronto (00041573). Photo credit: Ethan Olarte/Graphics credit: Pikisuperstar. Survey respondents may elect to enter a raffle to Win one of 10 $50 CAD (40 USD; 30 GBP; 55 AUD; 819 MXN) Amazon gift cards!
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 tinyurI.com/LGBTQI-stroke-study or contact the researcher - tel: +612 8627 7766 or email: william.kokay@sydney.edu.au. This study has been approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee at the University of Sydney [2021/719].
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!
Want to share your experience supporting your mates? Join our focus group!

Community Calendar – 22 April 2022

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 22 April 2022.

Did you see our videos for Youth Homelessness Matters Day?

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A cartoon drawing of people at a medieval faire. Two women are hugging in the foreground, and a barrel in the background has a sign that says Wanted - Ogres - Reward! Text reads 'A Queer Medieval Faire', April 30th.
LGBTIQ+ Federal Election Forum. Presented by Equality Australia, LGBTIQ+ Health Australia, AFAO and Intersex Human Rights Australia. Media partners: JoyFM, Star Observer. Hosted by Patricia Karvelas.
 ## Opportunities  * __Closes 29 April__: [MYAN is looking for Youth Ambassadors](https://myan.org.au/with-young-people/)!  * Young people! [WhyNot wants to hear your unfiltered thoughts](https://www.whynot.org.au/unfiltered-thoughts/) - and they're willing to pay you $50 if you get published! Right now they want to hear your thoughts on the upcoming election. * __Closes 6 May__: [headspace Bondi Junction](https://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/bondi-junction/) is looking for new members for their [Youth Reference Group (pdf)](https://www.twenty10.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/headspace-Bondi-Junction-Youth-Reference-Group.pdf). [Applications are open](https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1n8Bet8cutp2pL4B0zS6oseOybpoexhnj) to young people aged 16 – 23 who work, live, study or play in the Eastern Suburbs. The group is also keen to hear from Indigenous young people, young people from different cultural backgrounds, from rural and remote areas, who identify as LGBTQIA+, or who have been homeless.   Surveys  * [Have your say on a LGBTIQA+ social and cultural place strategy for Oxford Street](https://www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/vision-setting/lgbtiqa-social-cultural-place-strategy-oxford-street). * The World Health Organization (WHO) is planning a new survey, which will ask people questions about their sexual health. These questions will eventually be asked of many people in different countries around the world. To make sure everyone understands the questions and understands them the same way, and to make sure people are willing to answer the questions, Australia has been asked to trial these questions with a variety of people. [Find out more about the WHO survey and how you can help here](https://curtin.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5i16q8Vxj9fuGX4). * The [International Partnership for Queer Youth Resilience (INQYR)](https://www.inqyr.org/) is exploring [LGBTQ+ youth’s positive and negative experiences of video gaming](https://www.inqyr.org/projects/levelup) and video gaming communities, and how this relates to wellbeing. They are seeking participants aged 14-29 years old living in Canada, the USA, the UK, Australia, or Mexico who identifies as a sexual or gender minority person and plays video games regularly on any platform to take part in a survey taking approximately 20-30 minutes. Participants may enter a raffle to win one of ten $55 Amazon Gift Cards and may also be eligible to participate in an interview with a further incentive.   LGBTIQ+ Federal Election Forum. Presented by Equality Australia, LGBTIQ+ Health Australia, AFAO and Intersex Human Rights Australia. Media partners: JoyFM, Star Observer. Hosted by Patricia Karvelas.  A group of people with different skin colours with their hands in the middle of a circle. Text reads National call for Youth Ambassadors - Join MYAN's YAN team!
Level Up! An LGBTQ+ Gaming Study - Call For Participants! We want to better understand LGBTQ+ youth experiences in playing video games. We welcome players of all video games, playing on any console, PC, or mobile device. If you meet the criteria below, we would love for you to participate. Seeking participants who are 14-29 years old, self-identify as a sexual or gender minority youth (SGMY/LGBTQ+), plays video games regularly, live in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, or Mexico. Taking part involves completing a short survey about your experiences playing video games as LGBTQ+ youth. You will have an opportunity to upload a screenshot from a video game that makes you feel strong, validated, and proud. This study has received ethics approval from Brock university (21-019) and the university of Toronto (00041573). Photo credit: Ethan Olarte/Graphics credit: Pikisuperstar. Survey respondents may elect to enter a raffle to Win one of 10 $50 CAD (40 USD; 30 GBP; 55 AUD; 819 MXN) Amazon gift cards!
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 tinyurI.com/LGBTQI-stroke-study or contact the researcher - tel: +612 8627 7766 or email: william.kokay@sydney.edu.au. This study has been approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee at the University of Sydney [2021/719].
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!
Want to share your experience supporting your mates? Join our focus group!

Community Calendar – 8 April 2022

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 8 April 2022.

Events

Groups and Services

  • InterLink is recruiting for an online group for intersex folks aged 18 and over. While this group is targeted for people in Queensland, they will allow people in from other states if there is room.
  • Are you a trans person looking for help accessing transition care? P4T is a peer support and referral service for adult trans people in NSW.

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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 www.boomalli.com.au.
Digital Event - Night at the Museum Digital Dance party. Queer youth 12 to 19, Saturday 9 April, 7pm via Zoom. Free tickets via Minus18.
Q Group - Free art activity in the school holidays for LGBTQIA+ Teens (12 to 17 y.o) - Tuesday 12 April, Time: 3 to 5pm, Where: headspace Camperdown, Level 2/97 Church St, Camperdown. Register your place: headspace.camperdown@sydney.edu.au
What Were You Wearing? Proudly presents… Understanding Consent: An exploration of informed consent and life after trauma. A panel event in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month  Thursday 21st of April 2022, The Underground UTS, 15 Broadway, Ultimo. $25 per ticket - Special guest speakers and canapés included. All funds raised will go to WWYW? to facilitate the continuation of their service to sexual assault survivors.
Build skills and connect with other young people of colour! Free Online Event - April 23rd. Are you a POC aged 16 to 20? Resilience, strength and tackling racism.
World Art Day and World Immunization Week presents Online Art Contest for Kids (5 to 15). Theme: Vaccines are important because…? Deadline: 15 April 2022. Submit now!
LGBTIQA+ people & allies: What are your priorities for the next Australian government? Take Just.EquaI Australia's election survey.
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 tinyurI.com/LGBTQI-stroke-study or contact the researcher - tel: +612 8627 7766 or email: william.kokay@sydney.edu.au. This study has been approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee at the University of Sydney [2021/719].
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!
Want to share your experience supporting your mates? Join our focus group!

Community Calendar 25 March 2022

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 25 March 2022.

Events

Groups and Services

Articles and other cool stuff

Opportunities

Surveys, studies and consultations

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A microphone against a trans flag background. Text reads: Trans Day of Audibility - Sunday 27 March, on air 12 to 7pm. 3CR Community Radio, 855AM / 3CRDigital / 3cr.org.au.
Trans Day of Visibility - Kill the bigoted bills! Right to transition and recognition now! Defund the police and end police brutality! Sex work decriminalisation and antidiscrimination! Town Hall, 2nd April, 1pm.
A trans flag in a speech bubble overlapping with a bright pink speech bubble. Text reads: Hearing the voices of the older trans and gender diverse community.
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 www.boomalli.com.au.
Digital Event - Night at the Museum Digital Dance party. Queer youth 12 to 19, Saturday 9 April, 7pm via Zoom. Free tickets via Minus18.
Build skills and connect with other young people of colour! Free Online Event - April 23rd. Are you a POC aged 16 to 20? Resilience, strength and tackling racism.
LGBTIQA+ people & allies: What are your priorities for the next Australian government? Take Just.EquaI Australia's election survey.
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 tinyurI.com/LGBTQI-stroke-study or contact the researcher - tel: +612 8627 7766 or email: william.kokay@sydney.edu.au. This study has been approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee at the University of Sydney [2021/719].
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!
Want to share your experience supporting your mates? Join our focus group!

Community Calendar – 11 March 2022

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 11 March 2022.

Events

  • EOIs closing 13 March: Two of our QHive groups, Beyond and Behold, are open for expressions of interest until 13 March. These groups will take place in April and May.
  • 16 March: Out West is officially back! This group will be for folks aged 12 to 18, while the next group on 23 March will be for folks aged 18 to 25. We’ll continue to alternate age groups every week like this.
  • 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.
  • 20 March: Attention LGBTIQA+ folks aged 12 to 19! Join Minus18 for their This Is Trans Joy virtual chillout session. It’s free!
  • Starting 23 March: Do you want to be a better partner? The Proud Partners group at ACON is for any LGBTQ+ person who may be concerned about their behaviours in a relationship.
  • 23 March: Join Intersex Human Rights Australia for a webinar on community building with Mani Mitchell!
  • 23 March to 30 April: Youth Week at Inner West Council has some amazing events, including Queer Prom on 8 April!
  • Starting 26 April: Switchboard’s LGBTIQA+ suicide bereavement support groups are now open to LGBTIQA+ people in NSW and Victoria who are 21 or older.

Articles and other cool stuff

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Introducing Beyond: Online therapeutic discussion group for people who are trans, gender diverse, non-binary, a Sistergirl, a Brotherboy, or questioning, aged 16 to 24, Australia-wide. Learn more and register your interest: twenty10.org.au/qhive. Expressions of interest extended until13 March.
Introducing Behlod: Online therapeutic discussion group for LGBTIQA+ People of Colour and Culture aged 18 and over, Australia-wide. Learn more and register your interest: twenty10.org.au/qhive. Expressions of interest extended until 13 March.
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 www.boomalli.com.au.
OutWest is back - a social group for LGBTIQA+ Folks. March 09, 5pm to 7pm - Ages 18-25 only. March 16, 5pm to 7pm - ages 12-18 only. March 23, 5pm to 7pm - ages 18-25 only. March 30, 5pm to 7pm - ages 12 to 18 only. 5pm to 7pm @ headspace Parramatta, 3 Wentworth St, Parramatta.
A group of cartoon trans young people drifting around text that reads This is Trans Joy.
NSW YAC - Applications now open! Join the NSW Youth Advisory Council 2022.
A group of people with different skin tones putting their hands in the middle of a circle. Text reads: Help shape the online world of the future.
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 tinyurI.com/LGBTQI-stroke-study or contact the researcher - tel: +612 8627 7766 or email: william.kokay@sydney.edu.au. 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!

Community Calendar – 25 February 2022

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!

Events

  • 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!

Opportunities

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 www.boomalli.com.au.
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 budi@agmc.org.au 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 tinyurI.com/LGBTQI-stroke-study or contact the researcher - tel: +612 8627 7766 or email: william.kokay@sydney.edu.au. 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!

Community Calendar – 11 February 2022

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 11 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!

Events

Group Spotlight

Alphabet Soup is an LGBTIQA+ youth group in Wagga Wagga for people aged 12-18 started by a young person in the community! Get in touch via email, check them out on Facebook or connect to their Discord server.

Opportunities

Surveys, studies and consultations

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Living Arts peer art therapy & co-design - Queer art therapy group - every Thursday online, 7pm to 9pm (AEDT)
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.
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 www.boomalli.com.au.
Alphabet Soup is a Wagga-based LGBTIQA+ Youth group for 13-18 year olds where we foster inclusivity, support, kindness. Our group provides the opportunity for likeminded teenagers to collaborate and make new friends in a safe environment. Links in post text.
NSW YAC - Applications now open! Join the NSW Youth Advisory Council 2022.
Sign up for the Our Voices, Our Lives, Our Way project.
MindOut Champions Leadership Training - 28 February and 1 March.
Multicoloured abstract shapes with a group of cartoon young people. Text reads Youth leadership opportunity - Are you a young person aged 16-25 years old and passionate about Youth Mental Health? Do you live, work or play in the St George or Sutherland Shire area? We are looking to recruit volunteers for our Youth Reference Group!
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!

Community Calendar – 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022.

Invasion Day perspectives

The 26th of January goes by many different names: Invasion Day, Survival Day, the Day of Mourning, and others. All of these commemorate the impact that colonialism has had on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people – the first people to live on the land we now call Australia.

Here are some articles to read to learn more about this day and how you can be an ally to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities.

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Living Arts peer art therapy & co-design - Queer art therapy group - every Thursday online, 7pm to 9pm (AEDT)
A tan circle on a grey and black gradient background. Text reads Free Yin Yoga for the queer community - sandyking.com.au.
Find out why people love PRISM! PRISM LGBTIQA+ Inclusivity Training - twenty10.org.au/prism
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 cartoon person in a pink crop top, blue pants, pink stilettos and a fabulous red hairstyle marches while carrying a rainbow flag. Text reads CrossFit Play Pride Fitness Festival - Register now!! Link in bio! CrossFit Play - 55 Denison St Camperdown, 19 Feb 2022.
Multicoloured abstract shapes with a group of cartoon young people. Text reads Youth leadership opportunity - Are you a young person aged 16-25 years old and passionate about Youth Mental Health? Do you live, work or play in the St George or Sutherland Shire area? We are looking to recruit volunteers for our Youth Reference Group!
A multicoloured background with text that reads Sydney WorldPride 2023 Human Rights Conference - have your say!

Community Calendar – 14 January 2022

Community Calendar

Happy New Year! 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 14 January 2022.

Events

  • 20 January: The folks at Minus18 are having a free online Queer Crafternoon for folks aged 12 to 19.

Articles and other cool stuff

Opportunities

  • All About Women of Colour is a mentorship open to women and non-binary First Nations, culturally and linguistically diverse writers over 18, presented with All About Women and Sweatshop. Applications close on 23 January.
  • Redwoods Work Collaborative is running a program called Navigating (self)Employment CoLab for people interested in entrepreneurship and self-employment who are aged 17 to 26. The first meeting is planned for 25 January, so get in touch with the team ASAP if you’re interested! More info is available in the program pack (PDF).
  • Attention aspiring fashion designers aged 12 to 18! Burwood Council is holding free sustainable fashion workshops in February and March for a runway show during youth week in April. If you want to participate, register by 5pm on 11 February by emailing youth@nullburwood.nsw.gov.au or calling 9911 9905. Check out the flyer (PDF) for more info.

Surveys, studies and consultations

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Queer Crafternoon with Minus18 Young Leaders (now online!) Beneath this text is a group of young people dressed up for a Pride event with signs that read Queer Pride and Protect Trans Youth.
A drawing of two women in blue and purple against a green, yellow and pink background.
A multicoloured background with text that reads Sydney WorldPride 2023 Human Rights Conference - have your say!
A hand holding a megaphone that is shooting out rainbows. Text reads Tell us what you think - our voices, our lives, our way.

Community Calendar – 10 December 2021

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 10 December 2021 – and the last Community Calendar for the year. We’ll see you in 2022!

End of Year Fundraising

We’re asking our supporters to fundraise for us this festive season. Head to the link to learn more!

End of year dates for 2021-2022

Here are the dates for Twenty10’s end of year closure:

  • hangOUT: Last group Tue 14 Dec, first group Tue 18 Jan
  • Office closure: Closed starting Thu 23 Dec, reopening Mon 10 Jan
  • Stay tuned for announcements about face-to-face groups reopening in the new year!

Events

Articles and other cool stuff

Opportunities

Surveys, studies and consultations

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Twenty10 Fundraiser - Party at yours? Raise funds for us! December 3 and 4, December 10 and 11.
End of year dates for 2021-22: hangOUT: Last group Tue 14 Dec, First group Tue 18 Jan. Office closed: Starting Thu 23 Dec,  reopening Mon 10 Jan. Stay tuned for more info about our face-to-face groups reopening in 2022!
Change of date - Glisten End of Year Party will now be held on Monday 13th December 2021, 4pm to 6pm, Hurstville (close to public transport). To register or more info contact Georgia: text or call: 0451 826 885, email: reconnectyouth@2connect.org.au.
End of year party - come join us and celebrate the end of year. Free drink, free food, dancing, graffiti and games. Dec 17th, 2021, 2:30pm to 5:30pm, Marrickville Youth Centre.
LGBTIQA+ Social Group: A safe and supportive space for LGBTIQA+ folks aged 16-25. Drag night closing session party with Nic Olodeon. Chat, play games, dress up, hang out. 5:30 to 7:30 Wednesday 15th of Dec.
Raised fists with different skin tones in front of a rainbow flag that includes black and brown stripes. One hand holds a sign that reads LGBTIQ+ Settlement Online Training.
A group of people of different ages, races and genders smiling. Text: Hola - HIV Online Learning Australia. Are you comfortable talking about sexual health and sharing your story? Submit and expression of interest to share your experiences with sex, HIV and HIV prevention on video for the community HIV workforce.
A rainbow face mask. Text: Pride and Pandemic. Includes LGBTIQ+ Health Australia and La Trobe University logos.
The Dynamic Gender Hotline: We're interested in the many ways that people can experience gender across time. Call 1800 952 552 to leave an anonymous voicemail sharing your personal story.
Add your voice to our National Domestic Violence Survey - Barnardos Australia.
Have you ever had a sexual experience that has made you feel uncomfortable, afraid or unsafe? ACON are doing a survey about LGBTQ+ people's experiences of sexual violence. URL in page text.
LGBTQ + you Student Survey! Takes 15 minutes. Are you an LGBTQ+ Student currently or previously enrolled in an Australian school? Please do our survey  to help inform school supports for students like you! Macquarie University.
Do you identify as LGBTIQA+? Have you used an LGBTIQA+ peer-led service? We're undertaking research to explore the value of peer-led services to LGBTIQA+ communities in Australia. We would love your input!
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