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#TheyGetToVote Trends As LGBTI Australia Share Homophobic Abuse Stories

Aussie comedian Josh Thomas created a simple hashtag #TheyGetToVote that has snowballed into a social movement as LGBTI Australians share their homophobic abuse stories on social media.

#TheyGetToVote shines a light on the type of people who will be given a free vote on same-sex marriage in the government’s postal survey.

Some of the tweets contain horrific and graphic descriptions of homophobic abuse and violence.

For support call:

Lifeline: 13 11 14
www.lifeline.org.au

beyondblue: 1300 22 4636
www.beyondblue.org.au

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