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Janet Carter

Janet Carter is a lifelong queer activist. She came out in 1985, at the age of 19, when AIDS deaths still numbered in their hundreds. She has been active in the queer community for more than 25 years, serving on early Pride committees here in Perth, organising queer conferences and exhibitions, and supporting WAAC’s youth suicide project in the mid-90s. In the late 90s, she moved to Sydney, where she worked with Pride, Leather Pride, Sydney 2002 Gay Games, and the Sydney Gay + Lesbian Mardi Gras. These days, she works as an artist and activist, mentoring young queer folk. She identifies as a gender queer butch leather dyke.

May
17
In partnership with Transfolk of WA, join local trans storytellers and advocates as they unpack the impact of transphobia, how allyship can make a difference, and imagine a future that celebrates trans joy.
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May
17
Do you struggle to carve out distraction free writing time? Are you looking for a safe group environment to work on your writing? Would you like to meet other writers in your community? Then this group is for you!
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May
18
Fem Book Club is an introduction to a diverse range of texts by women about women. Book Online
May
19
Emerging writers meet with emerging editors, speed dating style. Book Online
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