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Articles for Month of December 2019

THICK 'N' JUICY

THICK 'N' JUICY
Join the THICK ā€˜Nā€™ JUICY party family in Sydney to celebrate Mardi Gras with a massive Sunday party, serving high-profile local and international DJs / performers and hundreds of sexy friendly men from around the world!
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Super-Hero Drag Story Time with The Fabulous Wonder Mama!

Super-Hero Drag Story Time with The Fabulous Wonder Mama!
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Sydney’s very own Super-Hero Drag Queen and Glambassador of Love and Equality, The Fabulous Wonder Mama, will be hosting a FREE 'Super-Hero Drag Story Time' at the Inner West’s Club Five Dock RSL On Friday February 21, 2020 from 4.00-5.30pm!

Wonder Mama is the semi-retired super-hero that has attended many charity fundraisers, comic conventions, and community events and has even travelled to New York for World Pride and Wonder Con in Anaheim California!

Join Wonder Mama as she reads some of her favourite super-hero stories plus the kids can come dressed as their favourite super-hero and a chance to home a prize for best super-hero costume! Super-Hero Story Time with Wonder Mama will be followed by Club Five Dock RSL’s Monthly Jitterbugs Kids Disco at 6pm which kids can also attend for just $7 a ticket.

Club Five Dock RSL Promotes inclusitivity and acceptance of the LGBTIQ Community hosting a number of events for Sydney Dykes on Bikes and other LGBTIQ functions so come along for a FREE Story Time Family Event open to everyone!

Darlinghurst Life Drawing - LGBTI Naked Model Art Classes

Darlinghurst Life Drawing - LGBTI Naked Model Art Classes
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Darlinghurst Life Drawing is a BYO drinks & nibbles art class. We have professional teachers and local models - as a life drawing class there will be some fully naked poses. We have 25 places for learning the art of life drawing. Working with charcoal, graphite pencils and sepia ink on cartridge paper. Choose your model from the photos online. We can also organise private classes for groups of up to 30 people. Rear courtyard for BYO drinks.

This is a really fun, relaxed class perfect for everyone from beginners to serious artists. We play music throughout and have a great time. Best works collected at the end for photographs and framing!

During Mardi Gras period there will be multiple class times each week. See www.darlinghurstlifedrawing.com for upcoming dates and times.

Annual Dayenu Shabbat Dinner

Annual Dayenu Shabbat Dinner
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Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Dayenu (Sydney’s Jewish LGBT+) Group, in association with Emanuel Synagogue, invites you to their annual Shabbat Service, followed by a communal dinner.

Emanuel Synagogue takes pride in its long history of support for the LGBT+ community, including offering same-sex marriage ceremonies and a raft of political initiatives in support of LGBT+ issues.



The service is free of charge and open to everyone.

Booking required for our strictly Kosher-catered dinner - last year sold out so don’t wait! (BYO wine)
$50 for Emanuel Synagogue / Dayenu members, and $65 for non-members.

For more information: (02) 9389 6444 or info@emanuel.org.au

Service commences 18:15
Dinner to follow from 19:30

Male Man

Male Man
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Alun Rhys Jones’ newest exhibition Male Man investigates and deconstructs the traditional tropes of masculinity today with a series of works which analyse, question, and subvert both masculinity itself and its portrayal in mainstream media.

Explored through hyper real drawings, photography and installation, the artist captures a flawed push for perfection at a time in which masculinity itself appears to be crumbling.

In the words of the artist: "Masculinity is in flux. The effects of traditional masculinity on the male psyche have revealed the extent to which men are both the jailors and prisoners of their own emotional wellbeing. Gender stereotypes are being questioned and broken down allowing men to open up, to show emotion and be vulnerable."

The upcoming exhibition 'Male Man' will run from the 24th February to the 10th March 2020.

24 February–8 March
10am–5pm Daily
Bondi Pavilion Gallery

FREE ADMISSION

Exhibition Launch
Wednesday 25 February 6–8pm

Visit Alun Rhys Jones on Instagram here.

Free Self Defence Workshop

Free Self Defence Workshop
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Free Self Defence Workshop for LGBTQI community and allies to keep you safe when you're out and about.

The workshop will include:
Prediction
Prevention
Physical Strategies
Dealing with being punched, ground techniques, being attacked by a group

Tips For Safety:
1. Keep your eyes and ears open
2. Make sure you have back up and know where the nearest Safety Zone is (where there are sympathetic people or people in authority)
3. Keep emergency phone numbers on speed dial
4. Run to safety rather than from danger
5. If you have no choice strike vulnerable areas of your attacker/s and run if you feel you don’t have a choice, but talk them down if you can 

For these and more detailed tips and techniques, come to the Free Self Defence Workshop.

Bookings via SMS to 0411808451 or email Keepsafe@ihug.com.au

www.selfprotectionconsultancy.com.au