Outreach & Events

Game As You Are

Game As You Are logo The Queerly Represent Me team produces fortnightly content for the Trade Media line of websites as part of their Game As You Are initiative.

Current articles in the Game As You Are series can be viewed here.

Microsoft 'Gaming for Everyone' Community Nexus

Femme looking person standing at a booth that says IGDA LGBTQ+ SIG. Our managing director (Alayna Cole) and one of our team (Jess Gates) attended the Gaming for Everyone community nexus on behalf of the IGDA LGBTQ+ SIG and Queerly Represent Me at GDC 2019.

Rainbow Game Jam

Rainbow spiralling patterns with text reading 'Rainbow Game Jam.'. We have partnered with Steven Taarland and Kirsty Fraser to run and promote Rainbow Game Jam. This jam runs for two weeks each year and is designed to promote diversity!

PAX Diversity Lounge

Femme looking person sitting at a booth in front of a Queerly Represent Me banner. Our full core team attended PAX Australia 2018 and Queerly Represent Me was a community booth in the Diversity Lounge.

QRM not-for-profit launch

Several wrapped presents in a box that says lucky dip. On 1 July 2018, we hosted a launch party at Bar SK in Collingwood, Victoria to celebrate officially becoming a not-for-profit organisation. The event included baked goods, lucky dips, and tea, as well as a selection of queer games and other opportunities for people to donate to our charity. The event was organised with the help of Maize Wallin and Louie Roots.

Freeplay x Hovergarden Night Market

Femme looking person standing in front of a market stall at dusk. Alayna Cole and Jess Zammit launched our new merchandise at the Freeplay x Hovergarden night market in May, 2018.

Queerly Representing the Underrepresented

Queerly Represent Me logo with text reading 'Queerly Represent the Underrepresented. In early May 2018, we held a game jam focused on underrepresented characters and genres within queer games. The jam is based on itch.io and welcomed anyone to participate.

Sunshine Coast Pride Network

Femme looking person standing in front of a market stall in daylight. Our founding director, Alayna Cole, is based on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, as are several of our staff. As such, as try to be involved in local pride events via the Sunshine Coast Pride Network. Most recently, we attended the Sunshine Coast Pride Festival on April 28, 2018.

QueerTech.io exhibition

Queer Tech i o logo. Our Twitter feed was featured as part of the IRL+URL exhibition, QueerTech.io. This exhibition is being displayed from January until March 2018 at several locations, including The Testing Grounds, ACMI, and RMIT. The online feed is available here.

Vote yeSK exhibition

Vote Yes K logo. Text reading 'A week of celebration and support curated by queerly represent me. Triad by Anna Anthropy. The Longest Couch by Sean Wejebe. Memoraie by Brian Beacom. The Trans Zone by Glamow. Time by Katie Worton.' We were involved in curating a small exhibition in collaboration with Bar SK, in support of a Melbourne Gaymers meet-up. The exhibition was on from 14th Sept – 20th Sept 2017. Check out the Facebook event for more information.