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last updated 20th April  2018


Find Below the latest news items for the LGBTIQ community here in South Australia. Items can be found below start with the most recent.


Grenville Hub

Posted 1st June

Grenville Hub is a new LGBTI social group for over 50's in the northern suburbs now meeting fortnightly on Tuesdays (see flyer for dates).  Come along for a coffee and a chat and help decide the activities they do.


For more information, please see the flyer here.


 

Pride of the South - Movie Fundraiser

Posted 1st June


Pride of the South is proud to announce our second Movie Fundraiser.

This time around the movie is Ideal Home - A Comedy/Drama:
- Paul and Erasmus are a bickering couple with an extravagant life. But when Bill, the grandson Erasmus never knew he had, shows up at their dinner party with nowhere else to go, the couple reluctantly decide to take him in. Despite the difficulties of incorporating a child into their lives, Bill grows on them. But when Bill's father is released from prison and comes to take back his son, the men realize that you don't fight with your family, you fight for them.


The fundraiser is arranged to be held at Wallis Cinema, Noarlunga, on Wednesday the 20th of June starting at 5:30pm. Tickets are booked online via the event page, through Eventbrite, for $16.86. 


www.facebook.com/events/164755714218083


Social mingling from 5.30pm and the Movie starts at 6.30pm


All proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards providing events and services to the southern LGBTIQ+ Community. 

 

Glitter Knitters - A Knitting Circle for LGBTIQ

Posted 1st June


Glitter Knitters is a queer friendly knitting circle run by the Queer Amnesty International Adelaide Action Group.

This knitting circle aims to allow local LGBTQIA+ members to bond, build rapport and engage in casual queer-related conversations and discussions over knitting.  All knit products will be sold at community events to fundraise for the activism activities of Queer Amnesty International Adelaide Action Group.

The circle officially launches at 2 pm on 2 June at the Amnesty International Action Centre (Level 8, 70 Pirie Street). Thereafter, the circle will meet every Saturday from 2 pm to 5 pm. All members of the LGBTQIA+ community, allies and knitting enthusiasts are welcome.

Yarn and knitting needles will be provided at the circle and will need to be returned at the end of the session. You are more than welcome to bring along and work on your own knitting projects at the circle.


For more information about the knitting circle, please contact us on Facebook:
Queer Amnesty International Adelaide Action Group 

 

New LGBTQI Group for People Suffering With Trauma/PTSD

posted 1st June


PsychMed is running a CPT Trauma program specifically for LGBTQI clients.

Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) is a specific type of focussed CBT developed to treat the symptoms of trauma and PTSD. CPT helps by giving individuals a new way of handling the distressing thoughts and feelings brought up by their trauma. PsychMed's CPT treatment program also includes a comprehensive pre-assessment, which allows individual needs to be met. This a an Australian first trial of a successful US program being evaluated over the next 3 years in collaboration with Flinders University.

CPT is recovery-focused and involves attending 12-weekly group sessions (typically 90 minutes) that include in and out of session work.


For more information, please see the flyer here.

 

Quiz Night Feast Festival

posted 1st June


Hilarious queer quiz questions and fantastic must-have auction items. Fun games, a prize for Best Supper and loads of other prizes, including tickets to Feast shows. Plus entertainment, good company and celebrity hosts. Everyone welcome. This is a fundraising event so no BYO alcohol.

For more information and bookings, please see the office site here:
http://www.feast.org.au/events/quiz-night/

 

Stepping Out is back in 2018!

posted 20th April


Stepping Out is a free 6-week workshop for same sex attracted men aged from 18 to 30, providing a safe space for participants to discuss issues relating to sexuality and sexual health. The workshop will be based at 57 Hyde Street, occur after hours on a working day.


Workshops run once a week, for six weeks between 6.00pm – 9.00pm, (dates will be announced soon) and provide an opportunity to discuss a variety of topics in a safe environment, including;


  • Self Esteem & Stereotypes
  • Lifestyle & Community
  • Relationships
  • HIV & STIs
  • Coming Out
  • Sex & Pleasure

If you or you know anyone in the community who may be interested in attending, please visit https://www.samesh.org.au/steppingout.html for details on how to register.

RE-WIRED 2.0 - Peer Support Group for people struggling with methamphetamine use (SAMESH)
posted 16th February 

Re-Wired 2.0 is a fortnightly peer-led support group for people who want to control, reduce or stop their methamphetamine use. The group uses a SMART (Self-Management and Recovery Training) Recovery model for gay men, MSM and transmen who are looking for peer support relating to their methamphetamine use in a safe and non-judgemental space.

 

Meetings are held fortnightly on a Thursday at 57 Hyde Street from 6PM – 7:30PM, with free dinner provided. No personal details are required to be given, however appointments for 1-on-1 support can be arranged if requested.

 

For more information or to register your interest, visit the SAMESH website at: https://www.samesh.org.au/rewired-2.html.