Goulburn Valley Pride Inc.

THE place to meet, socialise and spend time with those you KNOW exist, but you cannot seem to find… (in Greater Shepparton, Victoria, Australia)
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    Join other LGBTIQA+ elders (50+) for a spirited afternoon tea! Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and some cake or a slice!

    3PM – 5PM at Kialla Lakes Shop (56 Kialla Lakes Drive). Facebook event here.

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    Create and connect with GV Pride and friends in-and-around your community at The GRAIN Store in Nathalia, to acknowledge and celebrate the end of Pride Month. All materials supplied. Lunch provided. All ages welcome. Please register here.

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    Click here for tickets.
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    Thanks to Pride Foundation Australia our resources for flood-affected LGBTIQA+ communities are now available – please grab some (available in a bundle of 10) for Loddon/Campaspe/Hume-region locals who’ll benefit from them, either in-person at an event or via our online store ($6 donation to cover postage/handling appreciated) >> https://square.link/u/n1L44ZrL

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    Tune in here.

    Road To Pride. Goulburn Valley Pride original series. Join us for a collection of stories (our ‘road to pride’), including sacrifices, challenges and achievements, to recognise the value and importance of LGBTIQA+ histories across the Greater Goulburn Valley.

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    We welcome you to the ‘new’ BBQ near SAM (Shepparton Art Museum) for a BBQ and to celebrate TDOV and Easter break! Start time 5:30pm and ends at 7:30pm, to support Transgender and Gender Diverse people. ALL welcome! The TAG group in collaboration with GVPride would like to invite you to a…

    TDOV Twilight Pink, White and Blue BBQ!

    When/Where? 31st March, 5.30pm – 7.30pm, SAM BBQ, 530 Wyndham Street.

    BYO rug and anything fancy, everyone welcome!

    Do ‘hop’ on down (like a bunny!) and in the spirit of joy and gratitude we’ll provide sausages, bread, salad, etc. We may just have some Easter eggs to share with you all too … OR … you might just have to hunt for them! See you there!

    Please arrive by 5.30pm – otherwise the tables/BBQ might get hijacked by mad March hares (i.e. random strangers!) Please consider COVID, masks, others and if unwell, stay home.

    Register here for catering purposes.

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    Visit the Road to Pride Exhibit as part of SheppARTon Festival in Mooroopna until 5 May!

    Road to Pride is GV Pride’s showcase of stories, artefacts, podcasts and memorabilia highlighting some of the sacrifices, challenges and achievements which recognise the value and importance of LGBTIQA+ histories across the Greater Goulburn Valley.

    Where? MEAC, 23 Alexandra Street, Mooroopma.

    When? Monday – Friday, 9AM – 3PM.

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    Join Helene on the mighty Pridefinder Podcast Studio for a chat. Stay tuned for the exciting location in Shepparton’s CBD (Hint: Maude Street Mall near Village Cinema, 9AM – 6PM).

    The Pridefinder is a podcast studio on wheels, touring around regional communities within Victoria to collect stories about the LGBTQIA+ experience. This story-gathering project will travel to regional locations that have or will host an event within Midsumma’s Regional Activation Program.

    Helene Thomas is an award-winning audio producer, advocate and great ally for our community with a passion for collecting and sharing stories and she will be the captain of Pridefinder’s journey and The Wayfinders inaugural trip from Tasmania to the mainland. She will collect stories focusing on the lives, history and reflections of regional LGBTQIA+ people.

    These recordings will then be presented at Victoria’s Pride Street Party on February 12, 2023.

    Facebook event here.

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    Hey there, everyone!

    It is with absolute joy that we invite you all to share pieces of your rainbow history, that tell the story of our collective, long, windy & very bumpy road, to LGBTIQA+ pride in rural Victoria!

    We will be gathering your precious pieces with love, respect & care & displaying them from February – May 2023 in a couple of special exhibitions across the GV, with a great sense of remembrance & celebration.

    You can share physical items, photos, videos, audio or written pieces – big or small.

    We are looking for:

    🏳️‍🌈 Placards & signs from marches, rallies, celebrations & protests

    🏳️‍⚧️ Clothing & items worn at marches, rallies, protests, days of significance or celebration

    🏳️‍🌈 Art depicting LGBTIQA+ themes

    🏳️‍⚧️ LGBTIQA+ news clippings, articles & media stories

    🏳️‍🌈 Photos, videos & audio of interest

    🏳️‍⚧️ Photos or clips of the places in our area you feel safe, included & celebrated when visiting

    🏳️‍🌈 Photos of signs of safety & inclusion in our area

    🏳️‍⚧️ And anything else you think people would like to see or hear about our pride journey (positive or negative)

    If you have something to share, please contact our GV Pride committee member Nicole (she/her) via phone or text on 0458 972 416 or email nicole@gvpride.org

    We look forward to hearing from you! 💖

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