‘Counting us in’

This study sought to gain a better understanding of the settlement experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and other identities (LGBTQI+) refugee and asylum seeker young adults (18-30) living in Australia, situated within the broader context of their…

‘Inhabiting Two Worlds At Once’ Report

In 2021 FDPN ran the first Australia-wide survey to comprehensively capture the experiences of displacement and settlement of LGBTIQ+ forcibly displaced people. The aim of this survey was to collect information about the experiences and barriers of LGBTIQA+ forcibly displaced…

‘WE’RE FAMILY TOO’

The effects of homophobia in Arabic-speaking communities in New South Wales. In 2003, the NSW Attorney General’s Department (AGD) released its landmark report on homophobic hostilities and violence against lesbians and gay men, You Shouldn’t Have to Hide to be…

Intersectionality, Privilege and Lived Experience

The term “Intersectionality” was first coined by Kimberlé Crenshaw in 1989, who described it as “a lens through which you can see where power comes and collides, where it interlocks and intersects.” She published a paper titled “Demarginalizing the Intersection…

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