Freeman is still based in Rose Bay, which is the same suburb he stayed in when he first moved up from Tasmania and was enticed by the “huge gay world” in Sydney he had read about.
For queer people of colour who don’t emulate the restrictive [read: white] beauty standards often set on social dating apps, navigating sex online can be a battleground.
The rise of initiatives like Minus18 and the Safe Schools program has made information more accessible to LGBTI youth but there is still a long way to go.
The subculture can help to alleviate stress and anxiety for members of the LGBTI community who are at a disproportionate risk of depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts.
BEFORE Ireland became the first country to legalise same-sex marriage by means of a popular vote, the ‘yes’ campaign found an unlikely poster girl: the …