Pride Foundation Australia’s current priority groups are LGBTQIA+ homelessness, people with disabilities, and refugees/asylum seekers.
“[Switchboard volunteers] are truly the unsung heroes of the marriage equality debate and of our community more generally.”
“I now want to continue with my studies and also with my refereeing. I also want to continue to fight for LGBT rights for people in Zimbabwe.”
“Often the discussion [around asylum seekers] is gender blind, or, when queer people are mentioned, the focus is on gay men.”
The man has been involved with local LGBTI groups since 2015. His is the second such rejection in as many weeks with an 18 year old Afghan man being rejected for not ‘acting’ like a gay man.
The ascension of either man to the Prime Minister’s office is cause for concern for the entire LGBTI community.
The report also stated the man had “potential for aggression” not “expected from a homosexual”.
The fears are in response to a push from liberal factions of the Labor Party to make seeking asylum easier for LGBTI people.
The group of refugees have been making and selling beadwork to help them get by.