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This week Cal talks to Renee & Tina Dixson, conveners of Queer Displacements: Sexuality, Migration & Exile. The upcoming conference is the first of its kind in Australia as it looks at LGBTIQ people seeking asylum and refugees on 14-15 November at Australian National University in Canberra. Renee & Tina talk through how the conference has come about, the Queer Sisterhood Project, and the unique challenges faced by LGBTIQ people seeking asylum.

During the episode, a few ways to get involved with the conference are mentioned, including:

Toward the end of the show, Cal also mentions the upcoming Northside Bizarre street festival coming up on Saturday 19 October and how you can get involved in the annual fundraiser benefiting JOY 94.9 and Thorne Harbour Health’s David Williams Fund – www.northsidebizarre.com

This show, Episode #690 originally aired Thursday 26th September 2019.

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About the author: Cal

 

Cal Hawk is one of the producers and presenters of "Well, Well, Well" JOY's specialist show dedicated to helping LGBTIQ communities look after their health and wellbeing, presented by Thorne Harbour Health.

 

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