Photo: Matthew, Bec and Harry who are part of a group called GASP (Gay and Sexual Pride).

What Is it Like Living in Regional Australia as a Part of the LGBTIQA Community?


When Hugo Weaving dances along the red dirt of Broken Hill in evening gloves and an array of sequins, the world watches with affection. However, if a group of teenagers take to the streets of Whyalla waving a rainbow-striped flag, there’s no telling what will happen. For Harry Flam, 18, and Bec Aspey, 16 — members of the Gay and Sexual Pride (GASP) group — it’s an opportunity to celebrate LGBTIQ life. The newly-formed group hosted by the local Headspace is for people aged 12-25.

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