Celebrating LGBTQ+ Women on International Women's Day

An evening with ACON for International Women’s Day
7pm, Friday 8 March 2024
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA), West Circular Quay, The Rocks, Gadigal land. Entrance map here.

Produced by ACON with support from Women NSW, Celebrating LGBTQ+ Women will feature live music, performances and creative engagements led by a diverse array of artists from our communities. The event will provide an opportunity for LGBTQ+ women and allies to gather in a dynamic social space, access health and wellbeing resources, and officially launch Word on the Sheets, ACON’s groundbreaking new sexual health website created by and for LGBTQ+ women.

The entertainment line-up includes performances from singer/songwriter June Jones, South Asian fusion dance company Bindi Bosses and burlesque artist Demon Derriere; tunes with DJ Gemma, a Wiradjuri Wave weaving with Peta-Joy Williams, and visual artwork by Aretha Brown. It will be hosted by TV presenter, producer, writer and actor Faustina “Fuzzy” Agolley.

A FREE EVENT. Bookings are essential on the form below.

This event is proudly funded by Women NSW as part of NSW Government.

Note: This event contains adult themes. Parental guidance is recommended for those under 18.

Accessibility information:

  • The Sculpture Terrace at the MCA is accessible by lift. There is one, all genders accessible toilet on the same level. 
  •  Auslan interpretation will be provided across the event.
  • Sensory information: The venue includes open indoor/outdoor spaces.
  • There will be amplified sound with speeches, live music, dance performances and a DJ.
  • The outdoor area will have decorative, ambient and stage lighting, but some areas may be dimly lit. 
  • One external wall will have a projected artwork.
  • There may be flash photography.
  • Seating: There will be a range of seating options including benches, chairs (no armrests), and lounges.
  • Toilets: All toilets will be designated for all-genders with signage about internal features.
  • Dietary options: Canapes will include some vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, and dairy free options.
  • Water will be provided. Other drinks available from cash bar.

For more information about accessibility please email [email protected]

Register to attend Celebrating LGBTQ+ Women here:

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