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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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The marriage equality postal vote explained to Chinese communities

Please share and continue talking about the importance of equality for all people regardless of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, disability etc. Source: AGMC Inc. (http://www.agmc.org.au/) English translation: 1. Chinese Values Strong Families The “Yes” vote will allow for our strong Family values to be promoted whilst a “No” vote seeks to discriminate and divide. … Continue reading The marriage equality postal vote explained to Chinese communities

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

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