Queer Youth Together (pronounced QyouT) is a program for LGBTIQ+ young people that commenced on the 22 March 2017. QyouT provides a safe place, activities, networking, resources, and just good fun.
QyouT now meets every Wednesday between 5.30pm-7.30pm! Each week will now alternate between having a structured evening or just dropping and hanging out. (Drop in @ The Diversity Hub also operates whenever we are open!)
Wed 25 Jul, 5.30pm-7.30pm Drop in Knitting (not compulsory) & Disney
Wed 1 Aug, 5.30pm-7.30pm LGBTIQ+ Sex Ed
Wed 8 Aug, 5.30pm-7.30pm Drop in Netflix & Nails
Wed 15 Aug, 5.30pm-7.30pm Games Night
Wed 22 Aug, 5.30pm-7.30pm Drop in (helping with materials for Wear it Purple Trivia Night)
Wed 29 Aug, 5.30pm-7.30pm Pampering and Self-care
Friday 31st August – QyouT goes to Wear it Purple Trivia Night
Wed 5 Sep, 5.30pm-7.30pm Drop in
Wed 12 Sep, 5.30pm-7.30pm TBA
Wed 19 Sep, 5.30pm-7.30pm Drop in
Wed 26 Sep, 5.30pm-7.30pm TBA
22 March 2017 – Introduction
5 April 2017 – LGBTIQ+ visibility, heroes & role models
19 April 2017 – Easter – Chocolate of course!
3 May 2017 – Movie & Pizza night
17 May 2017 – Mindfulness (IDAHOBIT – International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia)
31 May 2017 – Fire Twirling & Performance Art, a great way for LGBTIQ youth to be mindful and provide a self-care outlet.
14 June 2017 – Sexuality and health
28 June 2017 – LGBTIQ music heroes and favourites
12 July 2017 – Ice Skating at Phillip, meet up at 6pm, have dinner and then go skating from 8pm
26 July 2017 – Torchlight tag and games
*3 Aug 2017 – An extra event – 78 Reasons to Stay the Night, Canberra Theatre Centre, 7.30pm-10pm.
9 Aug 2017 – Board Games
23 Aug 2017 – Wear it Purple
6 Sep 2017 – LGBT Flag education – what do they all mean
20 Sep 2017 – Games night
4 Oct 2017 – School Holidays, Movie Marathon 1.00pm-9.00pm Boy & the Beast, Black Butler, Please like Me !
18 Oct 2017 – Halloween (Poverty Week)
1 Nov 2017 – game Betrayal @ House on the hill
15 Nov 2017 – Boot camp & exercises in the park!
22 Nov 2017 – drop in
29th Nov 2017 Card games and making Christmas Cards
6th Dec 2017 5.30-7.30pm drop in
13th Dec 2017 5.30pm-7.30pm Christmas Pool Party Off site
20th Dec 2017 5.30-7.30pm drop in
27th Dec 2017 5.30-7.30pm drop in
10 Jan: 5.30pm-7.30pm Drop In @The Hub
**Tues 16th: 5.00pm Lake Walk & Picnic meet up outside 365 Ankatell St. Tuggeranong
17th Jan: 5.3pm-7.30pm Netflix & Pizza
24th Jan: 5.30pm-7.30pm Drop In @The Hub
31st Jan: 5.30pm-7.30pm Drop In @The Hub
**Sun 4th Feb: 5pm * RMC Band at the National Botanical Gardens
Wed 7th Feb: 5.30pm-7.30pm Drop In @The Hub
Wed 14th Feb: 5.30pm-7.30pm – Valentines Day Candy & Anime
Wed 21st Feb: 5.30pm-7.30pm Drop In @The Hub
Queer Youth Together goes to the Movies, Sun 25 Feb, 1.30 for 2pm Black Panther @ Limelight, Tuggeranong
Wed 28 Feb, 5.30pm-7.30pm Street Art project ideas, planning
Wed 7 Mar, 5.30pm-7.30pm Drop in (& a birthday celebration, Zucchini Bros Pizza) @The Hub
Wed 14 Mar, 5.30pm-7.30pm – Guest speaker from Beyond Blue
Wed 21 Mar, 5.30pm-7.30pm – Harmony Day, Intersectionality LGBTIQ & Multiculturalism (It’s our Birthday!!!)
Wed 28 Mar, 5.30pm-7.30pm – Guest speaker Queer Refugees (& Hot cross buns / Easter Eggs – Easter is 30th Mar – 1st April)
Monday 2 April, 3.00pm-6.00pm Hot cross buns / Easter Eggs / Chocolate Fountain & Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Movie
Wed 4 Apr, 5.30pm-7.30pm Drop in
Wed 11 Apr, 5.30pm-7.30pm Queer Eye!
Wed 18 Apr, 5.30pm-7.30pm @The Diversity Hub, TESSA DEVINE! Music artist, Folk festival and Blues & Roots music festival performer
Youth Week Event – Diversity ACT Presents Sharing our Stories! Sat 21st April, 10.00am-4.00pm, Lake Tuggeranong Sea Scouts hall
Wed 25 Apr, 5.30pm-7.30pm ANZAC Day BBQ and Gays in the Military
Wed 2 May, 5.30pm-7.30pm Drop in
Wed 9 May, 5.30pm-7.30pm Autumn Fold Art
Wed 16 May, 5.30pm-7.30pm IDAHOBIT
Wed 23 May, 5.30pm Star Gazing @ANU
* Reconciliation Day – Questacon trip Monday 28th May, King Edward Tce, Parkes A.C.T.
Wed 30 May, 5.30pm-7.30pm Drop in – Netflix
Wed 6 Jun, 5.30pm-7.30pm 10 Pin Bowling at Zone Bowling Tuggeranong, 76 Cowlishaw St, Greenway.
Wed 13 Jun, 6:30 – 9:15 pm, Capitol Cinemas Manuka, 25th Anniversary special of the original Jurassic Park.
Wed 20 Jun, 5.30pm-7.30pm Harry Potter movie & cookie decorating
Wed 4 Jul, 5.30pm-7.30pm Drumming circle with Michel Hansen
Holiday program Wed 11 Jul, time 2.45pm – 6pm – Ice skating & games at Guild in the City
Holiday program Wed 18 Jul, 1.20-4.40pm National Museum of Australia