Queer Youth Together (QyouT)


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  – info@diversityact.org.au  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