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Overview

  • 22 References 15 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Indonesian, Sign Language - BSL, AUSLAN, NZS
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • NGO Worker
  • Masters
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About Me

Hey, my name is Beau (Pronounced boh)

I'm currently based in Jakarta, Indonesia. I've been in Jakarta for almost a year now, and have been based in Indonesia for the past 2 years. I work for human rights and advocacy NGO called AMAN (Aliansi Masyarakat Adat Nusantara).

I'm passionate about community development and engagement, especially with the global Queer/LGBTI/Sexually and Gender diverse communities.

On the side I'm passionate about writing, exploring through my stomach and general sun-soaked adventures.

If you want to see some of my writing - you're welcome to check out my blog.
https://beaunewham.wordpress.com/

Interests

Queer Communities, development, HIV prevention, live music, spicy food, tattoos, riding bikes, critcal theory, waterfalls.

  • writing
  • lgbt rights
  • blogging
  • lgbt
  • queer
  • asia
  • indonesia
  • development
  • jakarta
  • queer culture

Music, Movies, and Books

Music:
Patti Smith, Leonard Cohen, Nina Simone, Elvis Costello, PJ Harvey, Magic Dirt, Owen Palett, Kate Bush, Bessie Smith, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Cat Power, Grouper, The Smiths, Fleetwood Mac, Architecture in Helsinki, Belle & Sebastian, The Distillers, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Wanda Jackson, The Weakerthans, Blonde Redhead, Fiona Apple, Patsy Cline, Le Tigre, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, My Bloody Valentine, Sleater-Kinney, Bjork, Ghibli Soundtracks, Erykah Badu, EMA and Janelle Monae, FKA Twigs, Le1F and Grimes.

Writers:
Yukio Mishima, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Milan Kundera, Simone de Beauvoir, Michael Moorcock, Angela Carter, Michael Ondaatje. Gabriel Garci­a Marquez. Ursula Le Guin, Vladimir Nabokov.

Countries I’ve Visited

India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, Thailand, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia

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