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Dykes on Bikes are proud to present their new committee
following their recent AGM. Still riding in the President's
seat is Janet (Schmxnet), with Corby returning to the position of
Vice President after a short break. Annette (Neddy) has stayed
on as Secretary, with Cheryl (Webby) as Treasurer and Vic
(Pommy) as Merchandising Officer. Some new faces to the
committee include Lisa (Gizmo) as Media Officer, and new Ride
Leaders, Anna, Alison, Michelle and Gai-Louise, using their
experience and showing the way. This new committee has come
together to lead the Dykes on Bikes in many more exciting
adventures and new areas.
The first item on the DOB's agenda has now taken place. A
donation in the amount of $1,500 has been given to Pink
Ribbon Ride to help the fight against breast cancer. DOB
proudly participate in the annual Pink Ribbon Motorcycle Ride
to help create awareness and raise funds. Coming up is their
Black & White Ball held at @Newtown on the November 19.
This is a fundraising event and all proceeds will go to a
community charity. The night features big name stars like Sexy
Galexy, DJ Sveta, Bec Hill & DJ KTK. There will be prizes for
those best dressed on the night. There will also be donation
buckets and raffle tickets for sale so bring that spare change.
Tickets are available @Newtown or www.atnewtown.
com.au and www.moshtix.com.au or via phone on (02)
9550 3666. Be quick before tickets sell out.
The NSW Attorney General Department's Crime Prevention
Division announced over $100,000 funding for
community based gay and lesbian anti-violence projects.
The new funding responds to recent research gathered by
the report 'You shouldn't have to hide to be safe' which
indicated that 85% of NSW gays and lesbians had at some time
in their lives, experienced abuse and violence. Funding will be
allocated to addressing homophobia in education, in Arabic
speaking communities, and in Indigenous communities. A
majority of the funding will be spent on projects focussing on
If you suffer from the symptoms of menopause Professor Kerryn
Phelps is able to help you in a new seminar called "Managing
Menopause & Beyond -- Your Questions Answered".
Kerryn will cover how to prepare your body for menopause,
alternative treatments and therapies, the role of supplements,
HRT and the alternatives, how to prepare for menopause as
early as your 30s and 40s, and how to optimise health into
middle and old age, including bone and heart health. Sydney
dates: November 8, 10am--noon, Mercure Hotel, Sydney
Airport Ballroom, 20 Levey St, Wolli Creek and
December 8, 10am--noon, Swiss Grand Hotel, Pavilion
Room, Bondi Beach. For more information about other
capital cities and bookings visit www.ticketmaster.com.au
VELOCITY is hosting a DJ competition for GLBTQI youth and
friends providing an opportunity for aspiring young DJs to
show off their skills. Winners will be selected by audience
voting and established DJs will provide advice to entrants. The
Beat Off is at Stonewall Hotel, Level 3, Nov 14, 6pm--11pm.
Submit demo disc with short bio to Velocity Inc -- DJ Beat Off,
PO Box 434 Concord West NSW 2138 by Nov 7. Visit
www.velocity.org.au or email firstname.lastname@example.org
QUEER SCREEN is seeking artists, innovators and queer
storytellers working with digital media to submit work for
exhibition within queer_pixels, part of the Mardi Gras Film
Festival 2005. The work can be animated, design centred,
narrative, non-narrative or experimental; it can utilise CGI,
digital and/or analogue images and/or video footage,
produced using Flash, Photoshop, After Effects or similar
software. For further info visit www.queerscreen.com.au or
GIRL2GIRL When pricks aren't your priority and girls push
your buttons you need to know more about lesbian safe sex.
So what is safe sex, if it isn't just about condoms? Same sex
attracted females now have a new web resource to answer
all their questions about safe girl2girl sex. To get the
complete lowdown, visit www.girl2girl.info
PRIDE NYE Early Bird Tickets to Pride NYE -- "Ménage à Trois"
at Fox Studios -- go on sale Nov 11 can be purchased until
Dec 8 for $89 bf (limited tickets). Pride Member tickets are
$85 and include five guest passes to the Members' Lounge.
Full price tickets ($99 bf) are available from Toolshed, Hum
Records and online from www.pridecentre.com.au Pride and
Candy Bar seek volunteer dancers, professional experience is
not required, email email@example.com by Nov 30. To
volunteer generally please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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