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Community Calendar 9 April 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 9 April 2021.

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Events and opportunities

And here is a round up of Youth Week programs for councils across the Sydney area!

Articles and videos

Surveys, studies and consultations

  • 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.
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13th-15th April, Word on the Street Spoken Word Workshops, 2 to 4pm. Workshops for young people 12-25 years. $20 per workshop or free if referred by a youth service. Tickets via Humanitix. All participants invited to perform at Word on the Street Poetry Slam - Friday 16th April at 6pm. Speak up, speak out, and be heard! More info at addiroad.org.au or email programs@addiroad.org.au.
16th April, Word on the Street Poetry Slam, 6pm. All-ages, open-hearted, open-mic event... Hosted by Mark Mordue, poet & music writer. Judges by Sara Saleh from Bankstown Poetry Slam. Prize for the best young performer from Better Read Than Dead Bookshop, Newtown. No need to book - just come along and sign in to slam or support. Speak up, speak out, and be heard! More info at addiroad.org.au or email programs@addiroad.org.au.
Text reads Out West is Back! (in a shiny new venue!) There is a cat wearing rainbow sunglasses and a unicorn horn eating a rainbow sprinkle donut.
A pink, yellow and green geometric background with text: Twenty10 LGBTIQA+ safeTALK Suicide Awareness Training. Workshop Dates: Thu Apr 15th (allies welcome), Tue Apr 20 (LGBTIQA+ only)
South East Block Party - Together More than Ever. Friday 16 April, Coral Sea Park, Maroubra, Bidjigal Land, from 3 to 7pm. Featuring headline performance from Maroubra's own Kobie Dee
Text reads: GEM Arts & Health Program Sydney (GEMAH-SYD) Glebe, April & May 2021. Free for all participants. Supported by City of Sydney.
A mind map with the words Personal Growth in the middle. The concepts coming out of that include motivation, vision, planning, learning, training, creativity, develop, and goals. Text underneath reads Enrol Today - Statement of Attainment, Life Skills 101. P: 9388 9455 E: training@ways.org.au

Community Calendar – 26 March 2021

Community Calendar

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

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

Events and opportunities

Surveys, studies and consultations

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

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A person wearing sport shorts and holding a chequered flag overlaid with shooting stars in trans flag colours. Text reads Pride in Sport - Transforming sport in Australia. An online discussion about trans & gender diverse inclusion in Australian sport. Trans Day of Visibility, 31 March.
A woman looking at the camera and smiling. Text reads: Tech Ready Women - Join our 8 Week Startup Program. Applications close April 5, 5pm AEDT.
A pink, yellow and green geometric background with text:  Twenty10 LGBTIQA+  safeTALK Suicide Awareness Training. Workshop Dates: Thu Apr 15th (allies welcome), Tue Apr 20 (LGBTIQA+ only)
Text on a background like notebook paper: Free online writing workshops for LGBTIQA+ people aged 18-25. You are invited to participate in a research project on writing in allyship with LGBTIQA+ youth on the challenges of representing young adult fiction featuring intersectional LGBTIQA+ characters and stories. The workshops aim to develop writing strategies for telling those stories. Participation in the study will include: Five 2-hour workshops (totalling 10 hours), Following individual and group writing exercises; Responding to short anonymous questionnaires; Sharing/reading/discussing writing examples with a small peer group of up to 13 people. Receive $20 in eGift Cards. Email Chole Cannell (PhD researcher) at chloe.cannell@mymail.unisa.edu.au to express interest and for more information. This research has been approved by the University of South Australia Human Research Ethics Committee (Ethics Protocol Number: 202961)+
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