Events.

Below are a list of events to network, laugh, connect, celebrate, make friends and enjoy!

See more information below specific to each event.

WSRC Writing Competition 2021

12:00 am

Hosted by: Western Sydney Rainbow Connection

WSRC Writing Competition is looking for Western Sydney based writers to submit their original stories or poems around the theme: What’s it like living in Western Sydney? Writers are encouraged to write about what it looks like to live in Western Sydney, perhaps the feeling of connections or the lack thereof.

Location: Online Submission

Contact:pratibha.singh@parramattamission.org.au

LGBTea Party 2021

3:00 pm

Hosted by: Macarthur Wingecarribee Diversity Network

Celebrating Wear it Purple 2021 Join us for our prescreening of Unsound at our LGBTea Party on the 27/08/2021 @ 3pm Register through the following link to see the exclusive screening of Unsound - https://www.casulapowerhouse.com/visit/unsound

Location: Online

Contact:charishma.kaliyanda@onedoor.org.au

Speaker Series – ‘Queer & Coming of Age’

9:30 am

Hosted by: Western Sydney Rainbow Connection Network

Miranda Aguilar is a proud, queer, Filipinx writer, creative producer and community arts worker. They’re passionate about working with young people and providing inclusive, accessible pathways for people to tell their own stories. They write scripts and stories for soft-spoken brown weirdoes, spicy gay nerds and hopeful pessimists. Their first play, Let Me Know When You Come Home is a coming of age story about growing up queer in Western Sydney. It premiered with the National Theatre of Parramatta, in association with CuriousWorks, at Riverside Theatres in March 2021” Additionally, Irene O’Neill of Penrith Pride Place outlines the development and significance of the Inclusive Drop-in Space for LGBTIQA+ Young People and Allies. The theme for the day is ‘Queer & Coming of Age’ and these two speakers are impeccably placed to offer informative and entertaining insight.

Location: The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High Street Penrith, NSW 2750

Contact:ben.tart@health.nsw.gov.au

Community Voice Consultations LGBTQI+ Bankstown

10:00 am

Hosted by: Inclusive Communities Network member SSI

The SSI Local Area Coordination (LAC) Program Invites all members of the LGBTQI+ community specifically people living with a disability to join us for a community conversation, afternoon tea and a celebration of pride month with a Drag Performance by Charisma Belle

Location: Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre, 80 Rickard Road, Bankstown

Contact:James.fletcher@ndis.gov.au

Community Voice Consultations LQBTQI+ Newtown

1:30 pm

Hosted by: Inclusive Communities Network member SSI

The SSI Local Area Coordination (LAC) Program Invites all members of the LGBTQI+ community specifically people living with a disability to join us for a community conversation, afternoon tea and a celebration of pride month with a Drag Performance by Charisma Belle

Location: 1 Bedford Street, Newtown. Newtown Neighbourhood Centre

Contact:James.fletcher@ndis.gov.au

FLLIN Logo Competiton

12:00 am

Hosted by: Fairfield Liverpool LGBTIQ+ Inclusive Network

To increase public awareness and visibility, FLLIN is launching an exciting new logo competition, helping us stand out for the next five years. We can’t wait to see what you can come up with and you could win $250. ​We would love this logo to represent our collaboration, our diverse community and our commitment to impact and change within our LGBTIQ community.

Location: online

Contact:eli.ryan@health.nsw.gov.au

IDAHOBIT Day and launch the Network’s new logo

4:00 pm

Hosted by: Macarthur Wingecarribee Diversity Network

This event will bring together local organisations and community members to celebrate IDAHOBIT Day and launch the Network’s new logo!

Location: Campbelltown Arts Centre, 1 Art Gallery Rd, Campbelltown

Contact:charishma.kaliyanda@onedoor.org.au

ACON and Western Sydney MRC acknowledge the traditional owners of all the lands on which we live and work and pay respects to LGBTQ+ Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander elders, leaders, Sistergirls and Brotherboys.