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WHO WE ARE

SPARK. is a social platform for same-sex attracted guys (trans inclusive) aged 18-26.  We host a range of free peer-led workshops exploring issues such as identity, sexuality and sexual health. Peer-led means that the workshops are run by other young gay, bi and queer guys. We are particularly interested in HIV and sexual health, but we engage a broad range of topics that are important to our community! If you are keen to meet new people and learn a bit more about yourself then check us out! 

You can email us at youth@acon.org.au to find out more about our activities and get involved. You can also find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SPARKACON

SPARK. is an ACON initiative. ACON is Australia's largest LGBTI community health organisation. To find out more about ACON and the work we do, click here: http://www.acon.org.au/

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UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

START MAKING SENSE

Meet other young guys and learn about identity, sexuality, coming out, family, friendships, relationships, the gay community and how to build social networks. We'll also teach you about HIV, sexual health and how to stay safe when hooking up!

ADULT THEMES

Meet like minded guys and explore issues around sexuality, intimacy, relationships, sexual attitudes, communication, HIV and sexual health. Get tips and techniques about how to have a better, healthier sex life. You'll also get to hear from a panel of guys in the know. 

GETTING IT ONLINE

Learn tips and techniques for setting up a safe and effective gay networking profile. Make new friends while discussing the advantages and disadvantages of using the internet/apps for finding mates, dates and sex. Discuss social values, online etiquette and sexual discrimination.

START MAKING SENSE - MIDDLE EASTERN & ARABIC BACKGROUND

This workshop is for guys aged 18-30 who are from an Arabic and/or Middle Eastern background. Explore being same-sex attracted, coming out, cultural identity, friendships, relationships, family, the gay community, building social networks, as well as HIV and sexual health. 

START MAKING SENSE ONLINE - RURAL & REGIONAL

If you live in a rural or regional area, this workshop is an opportunity to meet other guys around NSW and learn more about identity, coming out, sexuality, friendships, relationships, family, HIV and sexual health. All you need is an internet connection and a webcam enabled laptop or phone!

START MAKING SENSE - MANDARIN

This workshop of for guys aged 18-30 who speak Mandarin. Explore being same-sex attracted, coming out, cultural identity, friendships, relationships, family, the gay community, building social networks, as well as HIV and sexual health. This workshop is delivered in Mandarin.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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