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    Check It Out Podcast

    New episode out now: Media personality and producer, Karl Schmid joins us to talk about coming out as HIV positive in the spotlight, and everything that followed.

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    Become a Member

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International AIDS Candlelight Memorial 2018

"Reflecting on our Past, Preparing for our Future”.

The International AIDS Candlelight Memorial reminds us of the tremendous impact that HIV and the AIDS movement have had on our lives. The Memorial emphasizes the need for people living with and affected by HIV to join hands and reflect on the past and the precious lives that have been lost. 

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What is Sex Positivity?

The foundation of sex positivity is simply the idea that all healthy and explicitly consensual sex is a positive element in life.

Sex positivity means maintaining a healthy attitude towards sex and valuing it, given your individual needs. Sex positivity also embraces the idea of being sexually educated and staying safe. Individuals who are sex positive actively decide how and what they want from their sex lives, rather than let others dictate it.

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30 Ways to World AIDS Day

30 ways to world aids day

World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year. It raises awareness across the world and in the community about HIV and AIDS. It is a day for the community to show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died of AIDS related conditions or other conditions associated with HIV.

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Celebrate 20 years of Fair Day in 2019!

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We are proud to present CBR Fair Day 2019 with the support of our principal partner, the ACT Government, venue partner Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres and festival partner SpringOUT. This year to mark 20 years of Fair Day launching SringOUT,we invite you to connect (with new friends, with new ideas and new experiences), to create (memories, happiness, and art) and celebrate all of the wonderful, brave and loveable aspects of Canberra's unique LGBTIQ+ culture.  We'll be showcasing all of the performances, stalls and experiences you've come to know and love over the years, along with some great new experiences to make this year's Fair Day extra special! 

Where: Gorman Arts Centre, 55 Ainslie Ave, Braddon
When: Saturday 2 November 
Time: 11am – 4pm

 RSVP to CBR Fair Day 2019 on Facebook to keep up to date with more information as it becomes available.  

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