2023 Queer Displacements Conference

Event Name
2023 Queer Displacements Conference
22 February 2023
Parramatta City Campus

Address (Room): Level 9


The Queer Displacements is the first and only conference in the Asia Pacific designed to comprehensibly foreground protection and settlement challenges of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) forcibly displaced people.

The 2023 Queer Displacements will foreground the leadership of LGBTIQ+ forcibly displaced people and best and emerging practices of supports of these communities, all with a common goal of achieving belonging and ending displacement.

Our confirmed keynote speakers include:

  • Artemis Akbary, founder of Afghan LGBT
  • Olena Shevchenko, founder of Insight, Ukrainian LGBTIQ+ organisation
  • Marianna Polevikova, managing director of For Equal Rights, Ukrainian LGBTIQ+ organisation that evacuated LGBTIQ+ community from occupied Kherson
  • Danny Ramadan, Syrian-Canadian author, public speaker and advocate for LGBTQ+ refugees
  • Ryan Figueiredo, executive director Equal Asia Foundation
  • Prof. Churnjeet Mahn, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
  • Bamby Salcedo, The TransLatin@ Coalition, USA

All further updates including a program can be found at https://fdpn.org.au/queer-displacements/

Web page: https://fdpn.org.au/queer-displacements/

Name: Lucy Nicholas


Phone: 0424 866 612

School / Department: SoSS