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We’re Family Too is the first report of its kind in Australia.

Here you can read media coverage of We’re Family Too as well as articles about the experience of same sex attracted people from Arabic-speaking backgrounds.

The ground-breaking report was officially launched on Tuesday 10 April, by NSW MLCs John Ajaka and Helen Westwood at NSW Parliament House.

Report Launch 10 April 2012


ACON CEO Nicolas Parkhill's Speech


NSW MLCs John Ajaka's Speech


Arab Council CEO Randa Kattan's Speech


Author of the report, Ghassan Kassisieh's Speech


SBS

Patrick Abboud, 20 May 2013
SBS2, Wed-locked - Fake Marriages in Australia

World News

Jeannette Francis, 17 April 2012
SBS World News

El-telegraph

El Telegraph, 12 April 2012

El Telegraph, 11 April 2012

SBS

Majida Abboud Saab, 10 April 2012
Homophobia in the Arabic Community

Samar Habib, 12 April 2012
"Rughum and Najda"

SX Online Serkan Ozturk, 08 April 2012
More Support Needed for GLBT People in Arab Communities: Report
Annahar Annahar, 5 April 2012
El-telegraph El Telegraph, 5 April 2012
Star Andie Noonan, 12 April 2012
Report ignites debate on homophobic violence
Radio National Breakfast Ali Benton, April 10, 2012 06:20:00
New Report on Homophobia in Arabic-Speaking Communities
ABC News

AM with Tony Estley, Meredith Griffiths, April 07, 2012 09:58:00
Gay Arab-Australians subjected to abuse

Channel7

Meredith Griffiths, ABC April 7, 2012, 9:51 am
Gay Australian Arabs victims of homophobia: study

SMH

David Marr, April 6, 2012
Insults, shame and family violence all form part of a gay Arab's life, says report

Star Andie Noonan, 07 April 2012
Report: Arabic Australians face homophobic violence

SX Online Serkan Ozturk, 08 April 2012
‘We’re Family Too’
Gay Star Derek Yiu, 07 April 2012
Gay Arabic Australians face homophobia, says study
Good Weekend David Marr, 06 April 2012
Dangerous Liaisons
Media Release MEDIA RELEASE 7 APRIL 2012
NEW REPORT REVEALS EFFECTS OF HOMOPHOBIA AND RACISM ON SAME SEX ATTRACTED ARAB–AUSTRALIANS

 

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