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Community Calendar – 3 September 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 3 September 2021.

As the Sydney lockdown continues, we hope everyone is staying as safe and well as possible. We have put together this blog post about COVID-19 safety and vaccinations.

 

Online Events

Here are some interesting things happening online:

Regular groups

  • hangOUT is Twenty10’s weekly group on Discord for LGBTIQA+ folks aged 13-25! The server is open from 4pm to 6pm on Tuesdays and 3pm to 5pm on Thursdays. Want to get connected? Email hangout@nulltwenty10.org.au to get started.
  • Flix is our monthly film screening for LGBTIQA+ folks! During the lockdown period, we are streaming via Discord – email hangout@nulltwenty10.org.au to get connected.
  • Alternatives to Suicide is a peer-based response to supporting people who have made suicidal attempts or who have experienced suicidal thoughts. You can join the group via Zoom on Thursdays from 8:30pm to 10:00pm.
  • The folks at Weave have an online Young & SMART Recovery group for people having a hard time with alcohol use, drug use, or other habits that worry them. This group meets online via Google Meet on Tuesdays at 4pm to 5pm. (The flyer on this page is from pre-lockdown times.) If you want more information or to be part of the group, get in touch with Giulia and Dylan on 9318 0539.

Activities

Articles, videos and podcasts

Opportunities:

Surveys, studies and consultations

  • Queer Screen wants to hear from their audience about their needs around disability access.
  • ACON is looking people to interview about palliative care and end of life for LGBTQ folks, people living with HIV and their carers. If you are interested, get in touch with Russ Gluyas on (02) 9206 2017 or rgluyas@nullacon.org.au, or with Nico Bell at nbell@nullacon.org.au.
  • The Dalarinji study with ACON, BlaQ and Western Sydney University is holding some focus groups for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+ people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+ elders, and service providers who work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and/or LGBTIQA+ people.
  • A student researcher at University of Sydney is looking for trans and gender diverse people about their experiences in education. If you’ve graduated from secondary school in the last five years and would like to participate, email Olivia.
  • TRANSForm is looking for trans and gender diverse people to complete surveys about their health and wellbeing.
  • Researchers at Monash University are looking for LGBQ First Nations people aged 16-24 who have accessed counselling sessions. Participants will receive a $20 Clothing the Gaps gift voucher!
  • Attention trans folks aged 18-24! Researchers from the University of New England are keen to hear from members of the trans young-adult community about their gender transition experiences from school, in an effort to highlight the positive aspects of being trans and to inspire school communities to better support the psychological wellbeing of trans and gender diverse students.
  • A researcher at Curtin University wants to hear from non-binary folks aged 18+ about their experiences with GPs.
  • UnLeash is a study exploring lesbian, bisexual and queer women’s (cisgender and transgender) health and wellbeing and the relationship with smoking, drinking and using drugs.
  • ACON and UNSW are looking for gay, bisexual and queer Asian men aged 18+ to fill out the Gay Asian Men’s Survey. Available in English, Thai, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.
  • ACON and a number of other services around the country are looking to hear from LGBTIQA+ folks aged 18+ who have ever used an LGBTIQA+ peer-led service (that would include Twenty10).
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Every child in every community needs a fair go. National Child Protection Week - 5 to 11 September 2021.
A person with short hair, rainbow eyes and blue lips crying rainbow tears. Text reads Queer Screen Film Fest - 16 to 26 Sep 2021. On demand nationally.
Young & SMART Recovery - What is SMART Recovery? SMART (Self Management and Recovery Training) is a free group supporting you to manage any challenging behaviours you may be experiencing, including but not limited to using drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, gambling, food, shopping, and gaming. Meet other young people and support each other through these  Experiences. SMART Groups at Weave: When: Tuesday afternoons 4-5pm. Where: Weave Youth & Community Services, Waterloo, 1B Elizabeth Street (next to Fernside Skate Park). Who: 18 to 28 year olds. For more details contact Giulia and Dylan at Weave on 9318 0539. Come with a purpose, leave with a plan.
A cartoon group of people with different skin colours putting their hands into the centre of a circle. Text reads: ACON Community Partnership Grants 2021 - We are pleased to announce that our Community Partnership Grants 2021 are now open. The ACON logo is at the bottom right.
PhD scholarship opportunity: ACON and the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) are supporting a PhD scholarship to explore the intersections of mental health, substance use and the trans experience. The scholarship will be awarded on the condition that a UNSW Medicine PhD is accepted. Trans candidates, binary and non-binary, will be highly regarded. Visit bit.ly/AODPHD to learn more or send in an application.
Two cartoon hands holding a heart. Text reads: Interview callout: Palliative Care and End of Life for LGBTQ, PLHIV and Carers.
Dalarinji - 'Your Story'. Are you part of the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander LGBTQ+ community or a service provider and want to help improve the social and emotional  wellbeing of our young people in NSW? We are looking for participants to attend one of three specific focus groups to unpack and discuss the findings of the interviews that have been conducted. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+ people  aged 14-25. (8th of September, 3:30pm to 6:00pm); Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+ Elders and key community members. (15th of September, 3:30-6:00pm); Service providers who assist and support people who are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+ and those who want to improve their current capacity. (22nd of September, 10:30 to 1pm) Register your interest via Eventbrite if you would like to participate in this yarning group! Once accepted you will be sent a registration pack containing all necessary documents required to participate in these workshops. The focus groups will run for approximately 2 hours, and you will receive $150 as reimbursement for your time. (excluding service providers) The URL here is in the article text. Logos for ACON, Western Sydney University and BlaQ are at the bottom.
Experiences of First Nations LGBQ Young People in a counselling setting - This research aims to explore the counselling experiences of First Nations LGBQ young people in Australia. This study will be among the first to analyze the experiences of First Nations LGBQ young people in a counselling setting in an Australian context. Participants must: Be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander; Are lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer or questioning; have attended or are currently attending counselling sessions; be between the ages of 16 to 24 years; reside in Australia. Contribute to research by participating in a 60 minute interview about your counselling experiences as a First Nations LGBQ+ young person in Australia. Participants will receive a $25 Clothing the Gaps Gift Card Participation. Research undertaken by April Goldring (Graduate Diploma of Professional Psychology), under the supervision of Dr Lefteris Patlamazoglou. For more information, contact April Goldring: agol00171@student.monash.edu. MUHREC Approval: 28705
A drawing of two women, one holding a drink. Text reads: Lesbian, bisexual or queer woman? Tell us about your health and UnLEASH your power to change health services
My names are Laura and Remus. I am a transgender androgyne and non-binary individual completing research for my dissertation for my honours year in a Bachelor Of Psychology. I am aiming to interview  non-binary Australians about cultural competency in general practitioners. This is in terms of the knowledge, skills, beliefs and attitudes you think general practitioners should have when seeing  non-binary individuals. You are eligible to participate if:  You at least self-describe your gender as non-binary.  If you only use this. or use this and other terms. you are welcome.  You are aged 18 or over,  You live in Australia.  You have access to a secure email address that is used by you only.  Participation will involve answering interview questions over email. This is anticipated to take between 1 to 2 hours of your time.  To read more or sign up to participate, go to [url here - see post text for a link] For any questions, please contact laura.short@student.curtin.edu.au  I am keen to hear from non-binary individuals all across Australia.  Please feel free to share this flyer with your friends and other networks.  Curtin University Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) has approved this study (HREC number HRE2021-0307)
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!

Community Calendar – 20 August 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 20 August 2021.

As the Sydney lockdown continues, we hope everyone is staying as safe and well as possible. We have put together this blog post about COVID-19 safety and vaccinations.

 

Wear it Purple Day

Wear it Purple Day is next Friday, 27 August! Check out these events happening on and around Wear it Purple Day.

Online Events

Here are some interesting things happening online:

Articles

Opportunities:

Surveys, studies and consultations

  • The Dalarinji study with ACON, BlaQ and Western Sydney University is holding some focus groups for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+ people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+ elders, and service providers who work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and/or LGBTIQA+ people.
  • A student researcher at University of Sydney is looking for trans and gender diverse people about their experiences in education. If you’ve graduated from secondary school in the last five years and would like to participate, email Olivia.
  • TRANSForm is looking for trans and gender diverse people to complete surveys about their health and wellbeing.
  • Researchers at Monash University are looking for LGBQ First Nations people aged 16-24 who have accessed counselling sessions. Participants will receive a $20 Clothing the Gaps gift voucher!
  • Attention trans folks aged 18-24! Researchers from the University of New England are keen to hear from members of the trans young-adult community about their gender transition experiences from school, in an effort to highlight the positive aspects of being trans and to inspire school communities to better support the psychological wellbeing of trans and gender diverse students.
  • A researcher at Curtin University wants to hear from non-binary folks aged 18+ about their experiences with GPs.
  • UnLeash is a study exploring lesbian, bisexual and queer women’s (cisgender and transgender) health and wellbeing and the relationship with smoking, drinking and using drugs.
  • ACON and UNSW are looking for gay, bisexual and queer Asian men aged 18+ to fill out the Gay Asian Men’s Survey. Available in English, Thai, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.
  • ACON and a number of other services around the country are looking to hear from LGBTIQA+ folks aged 18+ who have ever used an LGBTIQA+ peer-led service (that would include Twenty10).
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Rainbow lips speaking into a megaphone. Text reads Start the Conversation, Keep it Going!
Purple Pride Party! Ages 12 to 19! Sat 28 August, Online! Live from Science Gallery Melbourne
The headspace Camperdown logo is at the top of the image. Two Aboriginal young people laugh together, one turned towards the camera, the other turned towards their friend. Text on the bottom left reads Take a Step. There is an Aboriginal dot painting design on the right.
A cartoon group of people with different skin colours putting their hands into the centre of a circle. Text reads: ACON Community Partnership Grants 2021 - We are pleased to announce that our Community Partnership Grants 2021 are now open. The ACON logo is at the bottom right.
Dalarinji - 'Your Story'. Are you part of the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander LGBTQ+ community or a service provider and want to help improve the social and emotional  wellbeing of our young people in NSW? We are looking for participants to attend one of three specific focus groups to unpack and discuss the findings of the interviews that have been conducted. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+ people  aged 14-25. (8th of September, 3:30pm to 6:00pm); Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+ Elders and key community members. (15th of September, 3:30-6:00pm); Service providers who assist and support people who are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+ and those who want to improve their current capacity. (22nd of September, 10:30 to 1pm) Register your interest via Eventbrite if you would like to participate in this yarning group! Once accepted you will be sent a registration pack containing all necessary documents required to participate in these workshops. The focus groups will run for approximately 2 hours, and you will receive $150 as reimbursement for your time. (excluding service providers) The URL here is in the article text. Logos for ACON, Western Sydney University and BlaQ are at the bottom.
Experiences of First Nations LGBQ Young People in a counselling setting - This research aims to explore the counselling experiences of First Nations LGBQ young people in Australia. This study will be among the first to analyze the experiences of First Nations LGBQ young people in a counselling setting in an Australian context. Participants must: Be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander; Are lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer or questioning; have attended or are currently attending counselling sessions; be between the ages of 16 to 24 years; reside in Australia. Contribute to research by participating in a 60 minute interview about your counselling experiences as a First Nations LGBQ+ young person in Australia. Participants will receive a $25 Clothing the Gaps Gift Card Participation. Research undertaken by April Goldring (Graduate Diploma of Professional Psychology), under the supervision of Dr Lefteris Patlamazoglou. For more information, contact April Goldring: agol00171@student.monash.edu. MUHREC Approval: 28705
A drawing of two women, one holding a drink. Text reads: Lesbian, bisexual or queer woman? Tell us about your health and UnLEASH your power to change health services
My names are Laura and Remus. I am a transgender androgyne and non-binary individual completing research for my dissertation for my honours year in a Bachelor Of Psychology. I am aiming to interview  non-binary Australians about cultural competency in general practitioners. This is in terms of the knowledge, skills, beliefs and attitudes you think general practitioners should have when seeing  non-binary individuals. You are eligible to participate if:  You at least self-describe your gender as non-binary.  If you only use this. or use this and other terms. you are welcome.  You are aged 18 or over,  You live in Australia.  You have access to a secure email address that is used by you only.  Participation will involve answering interview questions over email. This is anticipated to take between 1 to 2 hours of your time.  To read more or sign up to participate, go to [url here - see post text for a link] For any questions, please contact laura.short@student.curtin.edu.au  I am keen to hear from non-binary individuals all across Australia.  Please feel free to share this flyer with your friends and other networks.  Curtin University Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) has approved this study (HREC number HRE2021-0307)
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!

Community Calendar – 5 August 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 5 August 2021.

As the Sydney lockdown continues, we hope everyone is staying as safe and well as possible. Check out videos in many languages about how to stay safe from NSW Health.

Wear It Purple Day is coming soon! We have a blog post with some ideas about how to make this year’s Wear It Purple Day special.

 

Online Events

Here are some interesting things happening online:

Opportunities:

Surveys, studies and consultations

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Stop the 'Religious Freedoms' Bills: No right to discriminate. Online protest, 1pm, Sat 14 Aug. Check Facebook event for Zoom link.
Purple Pride Party! Ages 12 to 19! Sat 28 August, Online! Live from Science Gallery Melbourne
YOUth&l Issue 2 submissions now open!  Deadline Friday 13 August 2021  Drawings, photography, writings and more accepted, with payment for published entries  https://darlington.org.au/youthandi/
Experiences of First Nations LGBQ Young People in a counselling setting - This research aims to explore the counselling experiences of First Nations LGBQ young people in Australia. This study will be among the first to analyze the experiences of First Nations LGBQ young people in a counselling setting in an Australian context. Participants must: Be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander; Are lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer or questioning; have attended or are currently attending counselling sessions; be between the ages of 16 to 24 years; reside in Australia. Contribute to research by participating in a 60 minute interview about your counselling experiences as a First Nations LGBQ+ young person in Australia. Participants will receive a $25 Clothing the Gaps Gift Card Participation. Research undertaken by April Goldring (Graduate Diploma of Professional Psychology), under the supervision of Dr Lefteris Patlamazoglou. For more information, contact April Goldring: agol00171@student.monash.edu. MUHREC Approval: 28705
A drawing of two women, one holding a drink. Text reads: Lesbian, bisexual or queer woman? Tell us about your health and UnLEASH your power to change health services
My names are Laura and Remus. I am a transgender androgyne and non-binary individual completing research for my dissertation for my honours year in a Bachelor Of Psychology. I am aiming to interview  non-binary Australians about cultural competency in general practitioners. This is in terms of the knowledge, skills, beliefs and attitudes you think general practitioners should have when seeing  non-binary individuals. You are eligible to participate if:  You at least self-describe your gender as non-binary.  If you only use this. or use this and other terms. you are welcome.  You are aged 18 or over,  You live in Australia.  You have access to a secure email address that is used by you only.  Participation will involve answering interview questions over email. This is anticipated to take between 1 to 2 hours of your time.  To read more or sign up to participate, go to [url here - see post text for a link] For any questions, please contact laura.short@student.curtin.edu.au  I am keen to hear from non-binary individuals all across Australia.  Please feel free to share this flyer with your friends and other networks.  Curtin University Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) has approved this study (HREC number HRE2021-0307)
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!

Community Calendar – 23 July 2021

Community Calendar

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 23 July 2021.

As the Sydney lockdown continues, we hope everyone is staying as safe and well as possible. Check out videos in many languages about how to stay safe from NSW Health.

 

Online Events

Here are some interesting things happening online:

Opportunities:

  • headspace Camperdown and All Together Now are looking for folks aged 14-21 to join the Agent C program (PDF). Learn about how to challenge fake news and conspiracy theories online in three interactive workshops – and receive a gift card as a thank-you for your time!
  • Attention artists and writers in Inner West Council aged 12-24! The Young Creative Awards are back for 2021. Deadline is 31 July.
  • The Aurora Group has opened the Hashim Grants Round, which is newly established for projects and causes specifically for LGBTIQ+ Muslim communities and LGBTIQ+ people with a lived experience of Islam. Applications are open until 5pm on 1 August.
  • Issue 2 of YOUth&I, a literary journal for intersex young people under 30, is currently accepting submissions! Submissions are open until 13 August. This year’s prompt: It’s their turn to listen.
  • Youth Action NSW is looking for LGBTQIA+ young people to help develop the Ask for Health project to ensure it is safe and supportive for all NSW young people. The project aims to give young people tools to build their health literacy. Submit an EOI by August 20.
  • The Outstanding LGBTQIA+ Short Story Contest is open until 1 September. This year’s theme: Ooops!
  • The Coastal Twist Festival is looking for LGBTIQA+ artists from the Central Coast to submit to their upcoming exhibition. Deadline is 30 August.
  • Attention students! The Pinnacle Foundation Scholarships are now open for applications until 15 September.

Surveys, studies and consultations

  • Attention trans folks aged 18-24! Researchers from the University of New England are keen to hear from members of the trans young-adult community about their gender transition experiences from school, in an effort to highlight the positive aspects of being trans and to inspire school communities to better support the psychological wellbeing of trans and gender diverse students.
  • A researcher at Curtin University wants to hear from non-binary folks aged 18+ about their experiences with GPs.
  • UnLeash is a study exploring lesbian, bisexual and queer women’s (cisgender and transgender) health and wellbeing and the relationship with smoking, drinking and using drugs.
  • If you identify as LGBTIQA+ and have been in a relationship, you can give your input on intimate partner violence through this anonymous 15 min survey. You do not need to have experienced intimate partner violence to participate.
  • LGBTIQ+ Health Australia wants to hear about the LGBTIQA+ community’s thoughts about and experiences with palliative care.
  • 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.
  • ACON and UNSW are looking for gay, bisexual and queer Asian men aged 18+ to fill out the Gay Asian Men’s Survey. Available in English, Thai, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.
  • ACON and a number of other services around the country are looking to hear from LGBTIQA+ folks aged 18+ who have ever used an LGBTIQA+ peer-led service (that would include Twenty10).
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headspace Hurstville LGBTIQA+ Social Group A safe and supportive space for LGBTIQA+ folks aged 16-25 years 5.30 to 7.30PM, Thursdays from 29th July 2021
YOUth&l Issue 2 submissions now open!  Deadline Friday 13 August 2021  Drawings, photography, writings and more accepted, with payment for published entries  https://darlington.org.au/youthandi/
A drawing of two women, one holding a drink. Text reads: Lesbian, bisexual or queer woman? Tell us about your health and UnLEASH your power to change health services
My names are Laura and Remus. I am a transgender androgyne and non-binary individual completing research for my dissertation for my honours year in a Bachelor Of Psychology. I am aiming to interview  non-binary Australians about cultural competency in general practitioners. This is in terms of the knowledge, skills, beliefs and attitudes you think general practitioners should have when seeing  non-binary individuals. You are eligible to participate if:  You at least self-describe your gender as non-binary.  If you only use this. or use this and other terms. you are welcome.  You are aged 18 or over,  You live in Australia.  You have access to a secure email address that is used by you only.  Participation will involve answering interview questions over email. This is anticipated to take between 1 to 2 hours of your time.  To read more or sign up to participate, go to [url here - see post text for a link] For any questions, please contact laura.short@student.curtin.edu.au  I am keen to hear from non-binary individuals all across Australia.  Please feel free to share this flyer with your friends and other networks.  Curtin University Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) has approved this study (HREC number HRE2021-0307)
What does LGBTIQ+ inclusive  palliative care look like? Calling LGBTIQ+ community members and all health professionals. We want to hear from you. Take our survey [QR Code to the left] HREC Approval no. 731010621
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!

Community Calendar – 16 July 2021

Community Calendar

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 16 July 2021.

This post is a little different due to COVID-19 restrictions in Sydney. We hope everyone is staying safe!

Online Events

Here are some interesting things happening online:

  • headspace is holding online mental health education sessions for parents and carers. These sessions will help you strengthen your skills and learn about support services available in your area. Sessions are running from July to September – find your local one here.
  • Starting 29 July, we’ll be co-facilitating a group on Thursdays for LGBTIQA+ young people aged 16-25 in the Georges River and Sutherland Shire area with headspace Hurstville! These groups will be online until it’s safe to meet in person again.

Opportunities:

  • Black Dog Institute is looking for folks aged 12-18 years old to join their Youth Lived Experience Group. This is a paid opportunity!
  • The Aurora Group has opened the Hashim Grants Round, which is newly established for projects and causes specifically for LGBTIQ+ Muslim communities and LGBTIQ+ people with a lived experience of Islam. Applications are open until 5pm on 1 August.
  • Issue 2 of YOUth&I, a literary journal for intersex young people under 30, is currently accepting submissions! Submissions are open until 13 August. This year’s prompt: It’s their turn to listen.
  • The Outstanding LGBTQIA+ Short Story Contest is open until 1 September. This year’s theme: Ooops!
  • Attention students! The Pinnacle Foundation Scholarships are now open for applications until 15 September.

Surveys, studies and consultations

  • Attention trans folks aged 18-24! Researchers from the University of New England are keen to hear from members of the trans young-adult community about their gender transition experiences from school, in an effort to highlight the positive aspects of being trans and to inspire school communities to better support the psychological wellbeing of trans and gender diverse students.
  • A researcher at Curtin University wants to hear from non-binary folks aged 18+ about their experiences with GPs.
  • UnLeash is a study exploring lesbian, bisexual and queer women’s (cisgender and transgender) health and wellbeing and the relationship with smoking, drinking and using drugs.
  • If you identify as LGBTIQA+ and have been in a relationship, you can give your input on intimate partner violence through this anonymous 15 min survey. You do not need to have experienced intimate partner violence to participate.
  • LGBTIQ+ Health Australia wants to hear about the LGBTIQA+ community’s thoughts about and experiences with palliative care.
  • 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.
  • ACON and UNSW are looking for gay, bisexual and queer Asian men aged 18+ to fill out the Gay Asian Men’s Survey. Available in English, Thai, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.
  • ACON and a number of other services around the country are looking to hear from LGBTIQA+ folks aged 18+ who have ever used an LGBTIQA+ peer-led service (that would include Twenty10).
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headspace Hurstville LGBTIQA+ Social Group A safe and supportive space for LGBTIQA+ folks aged 16-25 years  5.30 to 7.30PM, Thursdays from 29th July 2021
YOUth&l Issue 2 submissions now open!  Deadline Friday 13 August 2021  Drawings, photography, writings and more accepted, with payment for published entries  https://darlington.org.au/youthandi/
A drawing of two women, one holding a drink. Text reads: Lesbian, bisexual or queer woman? Tell us about your health and UnLEASH your power to change health services
My names are Laura and Remus. I am a transgender androgyne and non-binary individual completing research for my dissertation for my honours year in a Bachelor Of Psychology. I am aiming to interview  non-binary Australians about cultural competency in general practitioners. This is in terms of the knowledge, skills, beliefs and attitudes you think general practitioners should have when seeing  non-binary individuals. You are eligible to participate if:  You at least self-describe your gender as non-binary.  If you only use this. or use this and other terms. you are welcome.  You are aged 18 or over,  You live in Australia.  You have access to a secure email address that is used by you only.  Participation will involve answering interview questions over email. This is anticipated to take between 1 to 2 hours of your time.  To read more or sign up to participate, go to [url here - see post text for a link] For any questions, please contact laura.short@student.curtin.edu.au  I am keen to hear from non-binary individuals all across Australia.  Please feel free to share this flyer with your friends and other networks.  Curtin University Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) has approved this study (HREC number HRE2021-0307)
What does LGBTIQ+ inclusive  palliative care look like? Calling LGBTIQ+ community members and all health professionals. We want to hear from you. Take our survey [QR Code to the left] HREC Approval no. 731010621
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!

Community Calendar – 9 July 2021

Community Calendar

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 9 July 2021.

This post is a little different due to tightening COVID-19 restrictions in Sydney. We hope everyone is staying safe!

We invite you to read our Acknowledgement of Country developed for NAIDOC Week.

Online Events

Here are some interesting things happening online:

Paid consulting opportunities

Attention LGBTIQA+ young people! You are experts in your own experience, and these folks want to pay you for your thoughts and time:

Surveys, studies and consultations

  • Attention trans folks aged 18-24! Researchers from the University of New England are keen to hear from members of the trans young-adult community about their gender transition experiences from school, in an effort to highlight the positive aspects of being trans and to inspire school communities to better support the psychological wellbeing of trans and gender diverse students.
  • A researcher at Curtin University wants to hear from non-binary folks aged 18+ about their experiences with GPs.
  • Attention young LGBTIQA+ folks aged 16-24! Want to join an reading and writing group for queer youth? Read the flyer here (PDF) to learn more! Online sessions begin in July and will run through December.
  • UnLeash is a study exploring lesbian, bisexual and queer women’s (cisgender and transgender) health and wellbeing and the relationship with smoking, drinking and using drugs.
  • If you identify as LGBTIQA+ and have been in a relationship, you can give your input on intimate partner violence through this anonymous 15 min survey. You do not need to have experienced intimate partner violence to participate.
  • LGBTIQ+ Health Australia wants to hear about the LGBTIQA+ community’s thoughts about and experiences with palliative care.
  • 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.
  • ACON and UNSW are looking for gay, bisexual and queer Asian men aged 18+ to fill out the Gay Asian Men’s Survey. Available in English, Thai, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.
  • ACON and a number of other services around the country are looking to hear from LGBTIQA+ folks aged 18+ who have ever used an LGBTIQA+ peer-led service (that would include Twenty10).
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A drawing of two women, one holding a drink. Text reads: Lesbian, bisexual or queer woman? Tell us about your health and UnLEASH your power to change health services
My names are Laura and Remus. I am a transgender androgyne and non-binary individual completing research for my dissertation for my honours year in a Bachelor Of Psychology. I am aiming to interview  non-binary Australians about cultural competency in general practitioners. This is in terms of the knowledge, skills, beliefs and attitudes you think general practitioners should have when seeing  non-binary individuals. You are eligible to participate if:  You at least self-describe your gender as non-binary.  If you only use this. or use this and other terms. you are welcome.  You are aged 18 or over,  You live in Australia.  You have access to a secure email address that is used by you only.  Participation will involve answering interview questions over email. This is anticipated to take between 1 to 2 hours of your time.  To read more or sign up to participate, go to [url here - see post text for a link] For any questions, please contact laura.short@student.curtin.edu.au  I am keen to hear from non-binary individuals all across Australia.  Please feel free to share this flyer with your friends and other networks.  Curtin University Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) has approved this study (HREC number HRE2021-0307)
What does LGBTIQ+ inclusive  palliative care look like? Calling LGBTIQ+ community members and all health professionals. We want to hear from you. Take our survey [QR Code to the left] HREC Approval no. 731010621
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!

Community Calendar – 2 July 2021

Community Calendar – 2 July 2021

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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 25 June 2021.

This post is a little different due to the current COVID-19 restrictions. We hope everyone is staying safe!

Also, thank you to everyone who donated to our Annual Support Campaign – we raised over $50,000!

Things to do from home

Need something to do while you’re isolating at home? Here are some ideas:

 

Online Events

Here are some interesting things happening online:

NAIDOC Events:

Other events:

 

Paid consulting opportunities

Attention LGBTIQA+ young people! You are experts in your own experience, and these folks want to pay you for your thoughts and time:

Surveys, studies and consultations

  • Attention young LGBTIQA+ folks aged 16-24! Want to join an reading and writing group for queer youth? Read the flyer here (PDF) to learn more! Online sessions begin in July and will run through December.
  • UnLeash is a study exploring lesbian, bisexual and queer women’s (cisgender and transgender) health and wellbeing and the relationship with smoking, drinking and using drugs.
  • If you identify as LGBTIQA+ and have been in a relationship, you can give your input on intimate partner violence through this anonymous 15 min survey. You do not need to have experienced intimate partner violence to participate.
  • LGBTIQ+ Health Australia wants to hear about the LGBTIQA+ community’s thoughts about and experiences with palliative care.
  • 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.
  • ACON and UNSW are looking for gay, bisexual and queer Asian men aged 18+ to fill out the Gay Asian Men’s Survey. Available in English, Thai, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.
  • ACON and a number of other services around the country are looking to hear from LGBTIQA+ folks aged 18+ who have ever used an LGBTIQA+ peer-led service (that would include Twenty10).
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A drawing of two women, one holding a drink. Text reads: Lesbian, bisexual or queer woman? Tell us about your health and UnLEASH your power to change health services
What does LGBTIQ+ inclusive  palliative care look like? Calling LGBTIQ+ community members and all health professionals. We want to hear from you. Take our survey [QR Code to the left] HREC Approval no. 731010621
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!

Community Calendar – 25 June 2021

Community Calendar

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 25 June 2021.

This post is a little different due to the new COVID-19 restrictions for Sydney that were announced today. We hope everyone is staying safe!

We’re in the final week of our Annual Support Campaign – please donate if you have the capacity! 

Things to do from home

Need something to do while you’re isolating at home? Here are some ideas:

 

  • Go back and read our Twenty10 and Friends posts that we put up last year from Rebecca, Ben, Daisy and Dina.
  • Did you know that you can watch past Grumble Boogies on IGTV? Put on your brightest neon gym socks and boogie down!
  • Teleparty is a way to watch streaming media online with friends (although note that each person needs to have a subscription to whichever streaming service you’re watching).
  • Writers – want some inspiration for your next story? Outstanding Short Story Competition is accepting submissions for this year’s contest – the theme is Ooops!

Online Events

Here are some interesting things happening online:

 

Surveys, studies and consultations

  • Attention young LGBTIQA+ folks aged 16-24! Want to join an reading and writing group for queer youth? Read the flyer here (PDF) to learn more! Online sessions begin in July and will run through December.
  • UnLeash is a study exploring lesbian, bisexual and queer women’s (cisgender and transgender) health and wellbeing and the relationship with smoking, drinking and using drugs.
  • If you identify as LGBTIQA+ and have been in a relationship, you can give your input on intimate partner violence through this anonymous 15 min survey. You do not need to have experienced intimate partner violence to participate.
  • LGBTIQ+ Health Australia wants to hear about the LGBTIQA+ community’s thoughts about and experiences with palliative care.
  • 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.
  • ACON and UNSW are looking for gay, bisexual and queer Asian men aged 18+ to fill out the Gay Asian Men’s Survey. Available in English, Thai, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.
  • ACON and a number of other services around the country are looking to hear from LGBTIQA+ folks aged 18+ who have ever used an LGBTIQA+ peer-led service (that would include Twenty10).
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A progress flag coloured Ooops! in front of a dropped ice cream cone. Text along the bottom reads OutStanding Short Story Competition 2021
What does LGBTIQ+ inclusive  palliative care look like? Calling LGBTIQ+ community members and all health professionals. We want to hear from you. Take our survey [QR Code to the left] HREC Approval no. 731010621
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!

Community Calendar – 18 June 2021

Community Calendar

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 18 June 2021.

Have something you’d like to add? Let us know!

Want to see what’s coming up at Twenty10? Check out our service calendar!

Our Annual Support Campaign is underway, so please consider donating to us if you have the capacity!

Events

Here are some events around the Greater Sydney Area and NSW:

Professional Development

Calls for Submissions and Auditions

Surveys, studies and consultations

  • If you identify as LGBTIQA+ and have been in a relationship, you can give your input on intimate partner violence through this anonymous 15 min survey. You do not need to have experienced intimate partner violence to participate.
  • LGBTIQ+ Health Australia wants to hear about the LGBTIQA+ community’s thoughts about and experiences with palliative care.
  • 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! This survey closes on 20 June.
  • 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.
  • ACON and UNSW are looking for gay, bisexual and queer Asian men aged 18+ to fill out the Gay Asian Men’s Survey. Available in English, Thai, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.
  • ACON and a number of other services around the country are looking to hear from LGBTIQA+ folks aged 18+ who have ever used an LGBTIQA+ peer-led service (that would include Twenty10).
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Port Pride - Pride Month Events. Friday 4th June: She'll Be Right, Servo Port Kembla Bar, Open 6pm, Show Starts 7pm. Sunday 20th June: Pride To Plate, Swallowed Anchor, 5:30 to 7:30. Saturday 5th June: Rupaul Drag Race Down Under Viewing Party @ The Icon, 6pm Friday. 25th June: Youth Pride Drag Show @Albion Park Community Hall, 7:30 to 9pm. Friday 18th: June Κate Oakley Acoustic Gig @ Illawarra Brewery, 7pm. Sunday 27th June: Pride Ride, 10am Start @ Stuart Park, 12pm Bbq @ Art House Cafe. For more information on events head to @portpride2505
GSD  U.P.S. x Vans  SUNDAY JUNE 20TH - CENTRAL PARK
Learn. Connect. Support - Information group for Parents & Carers of LGBTIQA+ young people. Next group: Tuesday June 22nd, 6 - 7.30pm. Email rebecca@twenty10.org.au to learn more
FORCIBLY DISPLACED PEOPLE NETWORK ONLINE SAFETY Free workshop for LGBTIQA+ migrants, refugees ees and people seeking asylum June 23 5:30 -7:30 PM via Zoom
outloud  BE YOUR OWN  BILLBOARD  A FREE SCREEN PRINTING WORKSHOP FOR YOUNG  LGBTQI+ FOLKS FROM WESTERN SYDNEY!  ACES 15 - 25  COST: FREE!  JUNE 26, 2021  11AM - 3PM  LINK IN BIO  TO REGISTER  www.outloud.org.au
Jindy Pride Monday Meetup LGBTQIA+ Social Group - Come in for free hot chocolate. A safe and welcoming drop-in where you can relax, be yourself and connect with others. Fortnightly 5:30 to 7pm May 17th & 31st, June 14th & 28th. Located at 21 Snowy River Ave, Jindabyne. Artwork: Jindy Pride Gathering Of Peoples On Ngarigo Country. by Ngarigo Artist Sal Lavallee @ bogongmothart.com.au
A progress flag coloured Ooops! in front of a dropped ice cream cone. Text along the bottom reads OutStanding Short Story Competition 2021
What does LGBTIQ+ inclusive  palliative care look like? Calling LGBTIQ+ community members and all health professionals. We want to hear from you. Take our survey [QR Code to the left] HREC Approval no. 731010621
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!

Community Calendar – 11 June 2021

Community Calendar

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 11 June 2021.

Have something you’d like to add? Let us know!

Want to see what’s coming up at Twenty10? Check out our service calendar!

Our Annual Support Campaign is underway, so please consider donating to us if you have the capacity!

Events and opportunities

Here are some events and opportunities around the Greater Sydney Area:

Online Zines

Surveys, studies and consultations

  • Sydney Mardi Gras wants to hear from you about the present and future of the Mardi Gras festival and Parade. Which events do you go to, what do you love, and where can we improve? Mardi Gras are listening – here’s your chance to have your say.  As a thanks, Mardi Gras are giving away 2 x double passes to Mardi Gras Pride Weekender. Between 18 – 19 June, four Mardi Gras events will take place; Queer Thinking, Express Yourself, Spin-Off DJ Discovery and My Drag Story. Two winners will get two tickets to attend each event!
  • LGBTIQ+ Health Australia wants to hear about the LGBTIQA+ community’s thoughts about and experiences with palliative care
  • 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.
  • ACON and UNSW are looking for gay, bisexual and queer Asian men aged 18+ to fill out the Gay Asian Men’s Survey. Available in English, Thai, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.
  • ACON and a number of other services around the country are looking to hear from LGBTIQA+ folks aged 18+ who have ever used an LGBTIQA+ peer-led service (that would include Twenty10).
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Port Pride - Pride Month Events. Friday 4th June: She'll Be Right, Servo Port Kembla Bar, Open 6pm, Show Starts 7pm. Sunday 20th June: Pride To Plate, Swallowed Anchor, 5:30 to 7:30. Saturday 5th June: Rupaul Drag Race Down Under Viewing Party @ The Icon, 6pm Friday. 25th June: Youth Pride Drag Show @Albion Park Community Hall, 7:30 to 9pm. Friday 18th: June Κate Oakley Acoustic Gig @ Illawarra Brewery, 7pm. Sunday 27th June: Pride Ride, 10am Start @ Stuart Park, 12pm Bbq @ Art House Cafe. For more information on events head to @portpride2505
You are invited to an exciting LGBTQIA+ literary occasion! The Launch of the OutStanding Short Story Competition 2021 Free to enter! Great cash prizes! 4pm Sunday 13 June as part of Sydney Pride Festival Theme to be announced by Alex Greenwich Member for Sydney A virtual event on Facebook and outstandingstories.net
Jindy Pride Monday Meetup LGBTQIA+ Social Group - Come in for free hot chocolate. A safe and welcoming drop-in where you can relax, be yourself and connect with others. Fortnightly 5:30 to 7pm May 17th & 31st, June 14th & 28th. Located at 21 Snowy River Ave, Jindabyne. Artwork: Jindy Pride Gathering Of Peoples On Ngarigo Country. by Ngarigo Artist Sal Lavallee @ bogongmothart.com.au
hangOUT Trivia! To join us, email us at hangout@twenty10.org.au
Learn. Connect. Support - Information group for Parents & Carers of LGBTIQA+ young people. Next group: Tuesday June 22nd, 6 - 7.30pm. Email rebecca@twenty10.org.au to learn more
What does LGBTIQ+ inclusive  palliative care look like? Calling LGBTIQ+ community members and all health professionals. We want to hear from you. Take our survey [QR Code to the left] HREC Approval no. 731010621
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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