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Ben BjarnesenBen Bjarnesen @BenBjarnesen is the founder of Australia’s first LGBTQI Domestic Violence Awareness Day created to raise awareness for high levels of unreported domestic violence being experienced within LGBTQI relationships. As reported in the Star Observer, Recent studies have shown that up to 62 per cent of LGBTQI people in Australia have experienced some form of domestic violence in their relationships. However, only six per cent of these cases are ever reported to Police. Ben is on the board of directors for DV Connect in QLD.

 

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