Queer Youth Together (or QyouT pronounced cute) 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 meets every Wednesday between 5.30pm-7.30pm! Each week will alternate between having a structured event or just dropping in and hanging out. (Drop in @ The Diversity Hub also operates whenever we are open!)
Queer Youth Together, Wed 23 Jan, 5.30pm-7.30pm Pool Party at Megan’s – contact us for details – email@example.com Bring swimmers, towel, sunblock, a contribution to dinner and something to drink.
Queer Youth Together, Wed 30 Jan, 5.30pm-7.30pm Visit from SHFPACT – Condom art & Pizza!
Queer Youth Together, Wed 6 Feb, 5.30pm-7.30pm TBA
Queer Youth Together, Wed 13 Feb, 5.30pm-7.30pm Drop in
Some Previous activities:
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!
29th Nov 2017 Card games and making Christmas Cards
13th Dec 2017 5.30pm-7.30pm Christmas Pool Party Off site
**Tues 16th: 5.00pm Lake Walk & Picnic meet up outside 365 Ankatell St. Tuggeranong
17th Jan: 5.3pm-7.30pm Netflix & Pizza
**Sun 4th Feb: 5pm * RMC Band at the National Botanical Gardens
Wed 14th Feb: 5.30pm-7.30pm – Valentines Day Candy & Anime
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 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 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 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
Wed 25 Jul, 5.30pm-7.30pm Drop in Knitting (not compulsory) & Disney
Wed 1 Aug, 5.30pm-7.30pm Games Night
Wed 8 Aug, 5.30pm-7.30pm Drop in Netflix & Nails
Wed 22 Aug, 5.30pm-7.30pm Sex ed
Wed 29 Aug, 5.30pm-7.30pm Preparing for Wear it Purple!
Wed 5 Sep, 5.30pm-7.30pm Mini food and Micro Countries
Wed 12 Sep, 5.30pm-7.30pm Love Simon
Wed 19 Sep, 5.30pm-7.30pm Pizza & Birdcage
Wed 26 Sep, 5.30pm-7.30pm Dinner @Guild Bailey’s Arcade, London Circuit, Civic
Wed 3 Oct, 1.00pm-7.30pm a birthday celebration, cake, dinosaurs and Japanese stuff
Wed 10 Oct, 5.30pm-7.30pm Multi-cultural Pot Luck Dinner
Wed 17 Oct, 5.30pm-7.30pm Drop in & Poverty Week
Mon 22 Oct at 7pm The Miseducation of Cameron Post. Dendy Cinemas Canberra, ACT
Wed 31 Oct, 5.30pm-7.30pm Drop-in & Halloween
Wed 7 Nov, 5.30pm-7.30pm Tie-Dye with Shay
Wed 21 Nov, 5.30pm-7.30pm Adventure playground & BBQ
Wed 9 Jan, 5.30pm-7.30pm Kite Making