2021 Impact Report

Forcibly Displaced People Network (FDPN) is the first registered LGBTIQ+ refugee-led organisation in Australia. It was officially registered in 2020. FDPN does not receive any funding to cover staff hours. FDPN supports LGBTIQ+ asylum seekers, refugees and forced migrants originating from non- Western countries. We are a member of Refugee Council of Australia, Settlement CouncilContinue reading “2021 Impact Report”

Expressions of Interest: Join as FDPN member or Board Director

Would you thrive in a role that is making a real difference to the lives of forcibly displaced LGBTIQ+ people? Forcibly Displaced People Network (FDPN) is an organisation established to promote the inclusion of LGBTIQ+ forcibly displaced people. We are looking for members to join our organisation. New members can then nominate to serve onContinue reading “Expressions of Interest: Join as FDPN member or Board Director”

Media Release: Australia’s Response To The Situation in Afghanistan Must Be Inclusive for LGBTIQ+ Forcibly Displaced People

Australia’s Response To The Situation in Afghanistan Must Be Inclusive for LGBTIQ+ Forcibly Displaced People 18 August 2021 The Forcibly Displaced People Network (FDPN) we recognise the work of Afghan people who are of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex characteristics. We mourn the lives lost due to homophobia and transphobia. TheContinue reading “Media Release: Australia’s Response To The Situation in Afghanistan Must Be Inclusive for LGBTIQ+ Forcibly Displaced People”

FDPN is partnering with MasterClass

RuPaul, Tan France, Serena Williams, Robin Roberts, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Annie Leibovitz, Gordon Ramsay, Margaret Atwood, Jodie Foster, Massimo Bottura and other world-class professionals will share the knowledge and expertise with LGBTIQ forcibly displaced people! It is possible through a grant program we’ve been awarded by 2020 MasterClass Grant!!! We’ve partnered with MasterClass through the MasterClass GrantsContinue reading “FDPN is partnering with MasterClass”

Development of the pilot training on the inclusion of LGBTIQ+ forcibly displaced people in service provision

We are pleased to inform that Forcibly Displaced People Network has won a grant from Pride Foundation Australia to develop a pilot online training module on inclusive practice for Australian services seeing LGBTIQA+ refugees and people seeking asylum.  This module will be targeted at organisations working with asylum-seeking, migrant, refugee and international student populations as well asContinue reading “Development of the pilot training on the inclusion of LGBTIQ+ forcibly displaced people in service provision”

Call for members to join LGBTIQ+ Refugee Advisory Group

We are seeking individuals who identify as LGBTIQ+ and have experienced forced displacement to join the LGBTIQ+ Refugee Advisory Group. Your lived experience of forced displacement is a unique knowledge that should inform policy and practice. If you are interested and motivated to improve the lives of LGBTIQ+ forcible displaced people we are looking forContinue reading “Call for members to join LGBTIQ+ Refugee Advisory Group”