Group will still fight for LGBTI asylum seekers and refugees despite recent controversies at least weekend’s Mardi Gras Parade.
President of the Human Rights Commission, Professor Gillian Triggs, wants LGBTI Australians to do more for rainbow refugees.
LGBTQI Refugees: Australia Can Do More is a free community forum that will be held as part of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras’ Queer Thinking series.
Based on a number of interviews with gay Iraqi refugees, a new play exploring the issues faced by gay asylum seekers will have its Australian premiere in Melbourne as part of the Midsumma Festival.
Western Australia Liberal Senator Dean Smith has said he would ask Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to consider persecuted LGBTI people in Australia’s intake of refugees from the war zones of Syria and Iraq.
The United Nations is again hearing criticism of the Australian Government from leading human rights advocates over resettlement of gay refugees in Papua New Guinea.
THOUSANDS of Australians took to the streets over the weekend to show compassion for asylum seekers, including LGBTI refugees, after one was killed and about …