Relationships, Communication, Consent & Support Workshops

Hosted by
Queerspace

Date/Time
Friday, 31 May, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Event details
Cost: Free
This event is for: queer, trans, and gender diverse
Appropriate age/s: For over 18's only
Further information: Event website
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Accessibility
Wheelchair Accessible Wheelchair accessibile

Location
Queerspace
100 Drummond Street, Carlton, VIC

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Relationship Workshop

Event Description

Drummond Street Services and the iHeal program are hosting a FREE three-part workshop facilitated by Undercurrent Victoria. These workshops aim to create a comfortable and supportive environment for participants to talk about issues relevant to queer, trans, and gender diverse experiences of relationship violence, healing and recovery. We will talk about relationships, consent, communication, frameworks for understanding our experiences, and ways that we can support ourselves and each other.

The event is FREE, however spaces are limited, so be sure to register.

Who is Undercurrent?

Undercurrent is a non-profit organisation based in Melbourne’s West that develops and facilitates engaging discussion-based workshops about healthy relationships, family violence, gender and sexuality, support and accountability and consent and communication. Undercurrent is informed by transformative justice and intersectional feminism, and by an analysis of the particular ways violence occurs in LGBTIQ+ relationships. Undercurrent’s programs prioritise support for people who have or are experiencing violence.

What is iHeal?

iHeal is a program supporting LGBTIQ+ survivors of family and intimate partner violence in their recovery. For more information please visit https://ds.org.au/our-services/iheal-family-violence-recovery-support/ or call Drummond Street Services on 9663 6733

Accessibility information:

The workshop will take place on the ground level of 100 Drummond Street, Carlton in the first room on the right. There is a wheelchair accessible ramp at the front of building that leads directly to ground level entry. There are accessible gender neutral toilets located on the ground level.

Content warning:
Please note this workshop will cover topics related to queer, trans and gender diverse experiences of family and intimate partner violence, healing and recovery. Some of these topics might be sensitive or upsetting for some people. There will be two support workers present on the night.

We acknowledge that this event will be held on the stolen land of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation. Sovereignty has never been ceded. We recognise that ongoing resistance to colonisation has taken place for over 200 years and would like to pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.

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