Miles of Love: Canberra: Queer Displacements – Sexuality, Migration & Exile Conference

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Miles of Love: Canberra: Queer Displacements – Sexuality, Migration & Exile Conference

November 14 @ 9:00 am - November 15 @ 5:00 pm

Queer Displacements: Sexuality, Migration and Exile is the inaugural conference that aims to bring together academics, practitioners and LGBTIQA+ people seeking asylum and refugees to discuss pertinent issues of queer forced displacement.

Miles of Love Sessions Presented by our Global Task Force at Queer Displacements:

Session: 

SOGIE Pacific Perspectives on Climate Displacement, Climate Migration and Current Refugee Law and Climate Change Policies: ALL Pacific Panel

Moderator:

Ken Moala, Co-Founder, Pacific Sexual & Gender Diversity Network, Board Member, ILGA Oceania

Speakers:

  • Anfernee Nenol Makroro Kaminaga, Youth and Community Mobilization Consultant, UN International Organisation for Migration, Marshall Islands
  • Joseph-Zane Sikulu, Pacific climate change warrior, Pacific Project Coordinator for 350.org. 
  • Miki Charlamagne Wali, Founder, Haus of Khameleon (TBA) (Fiji) 

Spoken Word Performance:

Amoa Leota Lu, Samoan-Australian Fa’afafine Performer, Director, Gender Equality and Culture, Planet Ally

 

Session: These Walls Must Fall: LGBTI+ Lives in Immigration Detention

Presenter: Paul Dillane, LGBT Advisory Panel Member, UK Government (UK)

Session: 

The Yogyakarta Principles plus 10: Advocacy opportunities at the national, regional and international level

Presenter: Paul Dillane, LGBT Advisory Panel Member, UK Government (UK)

 

Session: 

Plane Truths: Queer Protest Movements Pushing Back Against Involuntary Deportations: 

Presenter: Bess Hepworth, Founder and Executive Director, Planet Ally, Founder, Miles of Love Forum 

Details

Start:
November 14 @ 9:00 am
End:
November 15 @ 5:00 pm
Website:
https://hrc.cass.anu.edu.au/events/queer-displacements-sexuality-migration-exile