“Because our community tends to report to police at much lower rates than the general population, we do need to rely on our friends for support and to intervene.”
“Many LGBTI people of a Muslim background have suffered from violence, alienation, and isolation.”
“When people approached us with questions around whether we knew of any parenting support groups, we decided to fill the gap by starting a group ourselves.”
“It gave me the confidence to start the conversation, and reassured me that I didn’t need to have all the answers”
“If Keita is gay then fair play for coming out. Sets a good message for other homosexual players that it’s okay to come out”
The organisation was formed in 1992 and provides social support and advocacy for mature aged and older gay and bisexual men in Victoria.
The guide provides information for parents and children in rainbow families around things like family structure and how to deal with bullying.