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Those memories came back to me at that time. Like, 'Oh, what do they want to do? Do they want to arrest me because of being gay?
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Although she sympathised with the Australian LGBT community's concerns with the plebiscite, it was hard for her to avoid comparing their struggle to her own experiences of LGBT Indonesia. In primary school he confessed his love to a boy he had a crush on. By high school the rumours had spread, and half the class was avoiding. These encounters caused Hadi to Dating now in Australia himself yet again, until he joined his local tennis club and found his crowd.
He found it beneficial "just being out there instead of staying at home being depressed and being anxious about everything". Hadi is now openly gay to many of his friends here and "couldn't imagine" living in Indonesia.
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