A gay activist has been hit with nearly $82,000 in legal costs after a failed court bid against a former Victorian political candidate who compared …
“[Israel] wants it known that these attacks have hardened his resolve.”
Israel Folau set up a page earlier this week, encouraging the public to help him raise money for his legal costs.
“His parents have refused to support him emotionally or financially because they deem his sexual orientation inconsistent with their religious beliefs.”
Members of the LGBTI community have already raised more than $20,000 to help with funeral expenses.
The US-based artist is heading to Melbourne early next year for an appearance at Midsumma.
“Last year our kids travelled to Canberra to lobby politicians and since then they’ve marched and had conversations with their teachers and friends at school”
“When I moved to Melbourne the LGBTI community became like my family,”