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Welcome! This is a space intended to provide ethnic LGBT+ people with the resources to help them navigate the specific challenges they may face in coming out to their families and to provide them with a supportive ethnic LGBT+ network. Together, let’s share our stories. Share your story via the contact page.

Ethnic is defined and understood as a population subgroup with a common national or cultural tradition within a larger national or cultural group.

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How is the marriage equality debate affecting you as an Ethnic LGBT+ Australian?

There is an unspoken tension between my parents and I in my Indian household as Australia’s postal vote on legalising same-sex marriage is delivered into our mailbox. While it is fairly recent, 1 year ago, since my parents have openly acknowledged my identity as a gay Indian woman, we have made a lot of progress … Continue reading How is the marriage equality debate affecting you as an Ethnic LGBT+ Australian?

Articles for Ethnic LGBT+ individuals

The literature in Australia remains limited on the experiences of its culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD)/Ethnic and sexual and gender diverse (LGBT+) population. What I could find which was of use in understanding my own feelings, my parent’s reactions, my community’s misconceptions is available below: Coming home, coming out or coming in.Supporting same-sex attracted women … Continue reading Articles for Ethnic LGBT+ individuals

“It does get better” – a story of courage by a young South American man

Hi there. This is my story, and it is intertwined with my personal struggle with mental health issues. I am in my middle twenties, come from a socially-conservative family in the countryside in South America and have come out to my parents less than a year ago. They had no idea and sometimes might struggle … Continue reading “It does get better” – a story of courage by a young South American man

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