IDAHOBIT in Bankstown

Better late than never…. International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia & Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) celebrates LGBTQIA+ people globally, and raises awareness for the work still needed to combat discrimination. In 2022 Bankstown marked its 5th IDAHOBIT event in community. IDAHOBIT is marked on the 17 May each year. This year the Canterbury Bankstown Inclusive Communities Network […]

Rainbow Stories – a sneak peek

Western Sydney Rainbow Connection are excited to announce a soon to be published Rainbow Booklet featuring amazing LGBTQI+ writers from throughout Western Sydney. As a special sneak peek we’d like to share a wonderful poem from our IDAHOBIT guest speaker Jeremy Santos, enjoy… Jeremy Santos Jeremy is a Sydney based movement artist and spoken word […]

LGBTQ+ Anthology Mentorship: Stories Out West


STORIES OUT WEST is an extraordinary opportunity for writers (ages 18+) from Greater Western Sydney (GWS) who are culturally, linguistically and ethnically diverse and are part of the LGBTQ+ community.  ACON and Sweatshop will publish a printed anthology of work from writers who are responding to their experiences of being LGBTQ+SB First Nations or LGBTQ+ and culturally, linguistically and […]