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

Quiz Night Returns to Warm Up Winter
posted 6th July

This year Feast’s Quiz Fundraiser has something special to offer by way of glamour and style in the form of Margie Fischer who will be the MC and Quizmaster for the evening. Margie will be resplendent in one of her many Lurex outfits and her Captain’s hat as she steers you through round after round of hilarious quiz questions. Featuring fantastic must-have auction items, loads of prizes and glittering drag shows this is an event that will certainly melt those Winter blues.

Quiz is Feast’s major fundraiser with proceeds raised going towards the Festival that runs from the 10th – 25th November 2018 celebrating the LGBTIQ community.

*Ticket Link: http://www.feast.org.au/events/quiz-night/ *


Parkestone Foundation Grants Closing Soon!

posted 6th July

Does your LGBTIQA+ community project, event or group need some financial support? Grants valued up to $1000 are now available via the Parkestone Foundation, but hurry! Applications close 13 July.

See here for further information or to apply.


Queer Youth Theatre

posted 6th July

Want to learn how to creatively tell stories?

Want to meet new people?

Want to chat all things queer?

Due to the success of the 2017 Queer Youth Theatre Workshops, ActNow is offering another seven weeks of two-hour workshops. If you are aged between 18-30 and identify as queer or as LGBTQIA+, this if for you! This will be an amazing opportunity to work with professional artists, develop performance skills, meet like-minded people and build pathways into the arts industry. The weekly workshops will be run by local queer professional theatre director, Sarah Dunn who directed STCSA’s Red Sky Morning, Sarah Ruhl’s  Melancholy Play and was selected to attend the Playwriting Australia conference for directors of new work.

For more information or to register, please see their website here: actnowtheatre.org.au/queeryouth-theatre-workshops/


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.


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.


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.