Getting There – living proudly as your authentic self
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Join Parents of Gender Diverse Children this Wednesday 26th April 2017 from 18:30 – 21:30 at Drummond Street Services (100 Drummond Street, Carlton VIC 3053) for an evening with four gender diverse young people who will be sharing their stories and discussing the journey that their lives have taken. All guests have all walked different paths, but they are coming together to share their story and offer insights and understanding into living proudly as their authentic selves. 12yrs+ …
14th Bendigo Queer Film Festival
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April 28 – 30 2017 marks the 14th annual Bendigo Queer Film Festival (BQFF), and after securing tri annual funding from the City of Greater Bendigo last year we have a brilliant list of films, including the Australian feature ‘Pulse’ and the opening night smash from Ireland ‘A Date for Mad Mary’. The films screen at the LaTrobe Art Institute in the heart of Bendigo’s beautiful arts precinct on View Street. Another highlight of the …
Transgender Teddy Bears’ Picnic
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Join Transgender Victoria (TGV) and other transgender and gender diverse groups to celebrate Transgender day of visibility. They are having a picnic on Saturday 1st of April 2017 to which all transgender and gender diverse people and their allies and teddy bears are most welcome. Please bring something to eat and something to drink and join TGV on the lawn between the BBQs and the bandstand at the Hoddle Street end of the Darling Gardens in Clifton Hill. …
Butch is Not a Dirty Word – Issue 2 Launch
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Friday 17th March @ Howler in Brunswick. Tickets $15 Pre-Order, $20 on the door (subject to availability). Doors: 7.30pm, Show: 8.30pm, After Party in the main bar till 1.30am. Tickets can be purchased through eventbrite: www.butchisnotadirtyword.eventbrite.com SPEAKERS & PERFORMERS: Kirsty Webeck (Comedian) Ro Allen (Victorian Gender and Sexuality Commissioner) Jax Jacki Brown (Disability & Queer rights activist & Author) Jami Rose Hughes & Natalie Browne (Author & Assistant Editors) Tara Laursen (Author) Mill O’Sull (Author) …
The Mental Health of Sexual Minorities
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The University of Melbourne is hosting a public lecture on the mental health of sexual minorities and we’d like to share the love so we thought we’d let you know about it. Hosted by Professor Shitij Kapur, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Health) The Mental Health of Sexual Minorities presented by Professor Michael King Professor of Primary Care Psychology, Division of Psychiatry, Faculty of Brain Sciences University College London Research …
Camp Chunky 2017
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Don’t miss out on Camp Chunky! There are only 7 days left to purchase a Camp Chunky Ticket.  Don’t miss out on a VIP tickets as there are only limited numbers left.  The activities announced so far are: *Yoga *Syncronized Swimming *Spiritual Healer *Roller Skating *Creative Writing Workshop *Canoeing With more to be announced! Head to chunkyyoga.com.au/camp-chunky today to book your ticket!
Queer Screen – Don’t call me son
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Michael from queerscreen.org.au has sent us a message regarding the Mardi Gras Film Festival, where they’re showing Don’t Call Me Son, a film about a Brazilian teenager struggling with his family’s acceptance of his sexual and gender identity. It’s showing at 7pm, Friday 17th Feb 2017 at the Event Cinemas on George Street The synopsis for the movie follows: Pierre is like any rebellious 17-year-old, he’s in a band, sleeps around and parties with friends. He also …
What is Gender – cafe of dangerous ideas
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As Genderqueer peeps are fully aware, “Gender” is a vexed question. It’s not one thing or another as society expects everyone to be, it’s something else, nebulous and flowing. Tonie Field and Tina Healy are speaking about their life stories at The Sycamore Tree Coffee Shop in Heidelberg on the 24th of February on this very question. What is gender in 2017? There is a huge generational divide in how younger and older generations often …
Geelong Trans and Gender Diverse Healthcare Network Program 2017
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Throughout 2017 GASP Geelong will present a series of events to showcase some examples of best practice in holistic models of care, community led health and wellbeing initiatives for trans and gender diverse people, as well as draw on the experiences of local trans and gender diverse community members. It’s FREE and looks fantastic. Check it out here GASP’s first event for the Trans and Gender Diverse Healthcare Network will be the February 25 with Jeremy …
Northern Rainbow Playgroup
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Northern Rainbow playgroup for rainbow families @ SPAN Community House in Thornbury it is starting up again on the 30th of January, and run every Monday from 11am to 2pm. There are toys, tea, coffee, cooking facilities there, as well as families who attend from all over Victoria with children ranging in ages from newborn to 6yos. As such, people come and go during the 3 hours as fits their routine. It is a participant run …