Even though you may feel like a storm is brewing, there’s a movement behind you. You just have to jump on board and listen.
Queer Futures is a collection of talks and ideas, discussions and keynotes designed to make you think about the challenges of our present and the opportunities of our future.
The LGBTQIA+ communities are strong and remain a beacon of joy, expression and excellence in the face of damaging laws, downgrades in equality and disrespectful debate. Queer Futures brings us together to realise the path forward.
Over two days of passionate conversation we’ll explore bold new possibilities, ancient wisdom, bright ideas and avenues for creative collaboration. With conversations ranging from sport to the arts, politics and education, Queer Futures will inspire with diverse voices and LGBTQIA+ innovation.
24 February – DAY ONE – Sport, Arts, Business and Government
Session 1: 10am to 11:30am
From the Pitch to Progress: A closer look at LGBTQIA+ representation in sport. Presented in partnership with ACON’s Pride in Sport.
Session 2: 12:30pm to 2pm
LGBTQIA+ Leadership: Bold ideas for change making.
Session 3: 3pm to 4:30pm
Equality Australia and the Fights Ahead. Presented in partnership with Equality Australia.
25 February – DAY TWO – Perspectives and Purpose
Session 4: 11am to 12:30pm
Rethinking the role of gender: Trans and Gender Diverse perspectives on our future.
Session 5: 2pm to 3:30pm
Our future is theirs – LGBTQIA+ Youth perspectives on our future
Session 6: 6:30pm to 8pm
My Trans Story presented in partnership with FEM Presents and curated by Peta Friend