Girls Rock! Melbourne
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Girls Rock! Melbourne January 15 – 19 2018 Girls Rock! aims to empower young female, trans, and gender diverse youth aged 10 – 17 through music and education. In the space of a week (Monday – Friday), campers will form their own band, learn an instrument, watch live music performances, participate in creative workshops, and write an original song to be performed at the end of the week at a showcase. Our next camp will be held at Wick …
Safe in Sunbury
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Safe in Sunbury – Supporting the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ young people Rainbow Network, ZBGC youth project and Hume City Council Youth Services Present a half-day about LGBTIQ+ inclusive practice and the pathways to health and connection for LGBTIQ+ young people. Speakers: Minister for Mental Health and Minister for Equality Martin Foley Commissioner for Gender and Sexuality Ro Allen Local youth service providers and young people Followed by morning tea and training from Rainbow Network …
TGV’s Transgender Day Of Remembrance
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International Transgender Day of Remembrance commemorates those transgender men and women and gender diverse people who are murdered each year as the result of transphobic hate. In Australia mercifully we don’t have (m)any transphobic murders but our trans and gender diverse community suffers from transphobia resulting in high levels of suicide, mental illness and substance abuse. The No campaign against ME have promoted transphobia as a mechanism to push their cause. Transgender Victoria has decided …
Mana Presented as part of Darebin Music Feast
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MANA – a live music event that emphasises queerness, women and non-binary people and First Nations people in music ‘Mana’ means ‘spiritual power, empowerment, prestige’ to Pasifika peoples. This event is taking place on land that belongs to the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation! We stand in solidarity with this country’s First People and pay respects to the mana of Aboriginal elders. Sovereignty was never ceded and Aboriginal people are STILL facing the effects …
tilde 2017 – Melbourne trans & gender diverse film festival
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TILDE’s 2017 program is here and they’re so excited to invite you to their third festival – the weekend at Footscray Community ArtsCentre is an opportunity for audiences to celebrate community and cinema, to be challenged, and to connect! tilde invites audiences to enjoy a curated selection of the most exciting films by trans and gender diverse filmmakers and films with trans and gender diverse content. The 2017 program delivers an array of films that captures the …
Rainbow Breakfast Club for international students
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When:, 7:30am – 8:30am, September 22nd Where: Level 5, Discover English, 247 Collins Street, Melbourne What: Free breakfast, presentations from members of the Rainbow International Students’ network (RIS’N) This event will feature: – a FREE healthy breakfast – presentations from members of the queer, international student community – information about services, programs and events offered by the local queer community All international students are invited, especially those who identify as LGBT, queer or gender diverse, …
Cultural Rainbow
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First Victorian Professional’s Forum Multicultural/Multifaith LGBTIQ Sector   The AGMC & Red Cross are hosting an event to begin to map the Multicultural/Multifaith LGBTIQ Sector so that we can better refer and support LGBTIQ migrants and refugees. This event will be focused on mapping, referrals, working together and is for service providers and community groups working within this space. Mapping our sector Join us in a forum to meet community organisations and service providers, so …
Cardinia Shire Council Youth Services LGBTIQ+ Supporters Group
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This group is for parents, guardians, carers, grandparents, aunties and uncles who are supporting someone who identifies as LGBTIQ+ and would like to gain more information, advice, conversations with like-minded people, share experiences and hear from guest speakers. The group will meet monthly (3rd Monday) to provide ongoingsupport to everyone involved. Date:Monday 21 August Time: 6.00 – 8.00pm Venue: My Place Youth Facility 5-7 Main Street, Pakenham Tea, Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. …
VAC Alcohol and Drug Services Education Seminar
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  VAC provides alcohol and drug services for people living with HIV and LGBTI communities. As part of this work we offer individual counselling, care and recovery coordination and therapeutic groups. VAC also develops a range of alcohol and drug harm reduction and health promotion tools. At this seminar you will hear from our team about the programs and services we offer, as well as general education about alcohol and drug use within LGBTI communities. Speakers include: …