The theme of Sydney's 2019 Mardi Gras is FEARLESSNESS. I was curious as to what this word meant for Ethnic LGBTIQA+ people. Personally, fear has played a large part in my narrative. It was fear that kept me in the closet for so long. Fear that caused my parent's to...
On Jan 22, 2019, I had the pleasure of presenting at the Attorney-General's (AG) Department in Canberra on what my experiences have been as a queer South African Indian Australian woman social entrepreneur. I wanted to really highlight to the Department the dangers...
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.
In the expression of culture, language is a fundamental aspect. It is the tool that conveys traditions and values related to group identity.
I am often asked, ‘Where are you from?’ or ‘Where are you originally from?’. With my brown skin, black hair, brown eyes and Australian-South African accent, many people are curious of my origin.
Coming out tends to be a really narrow way of looking at sexuality and thinking about coming into your sexuality.
What to do when relatives continue to ask you, ‘But when are you going to get married?!’. A practical thought guide.
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