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Beau Newham

Bali, Indonesia

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Overview

  • 11 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Indonesian, Sign Language - BSL, AUSLAN, NZS
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • HIV Prevention NGO Worker
  • Masters
  • From Sydney, Australia
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

Hey, my name is Beau (Pronounced boh)

I've recently completed my Masters in Development Studies, and now I'm off to explore the world. 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.

I'm currently based in Bali where I work in a HIV prevention NGO (www.gayadewata.com).

We are currently in desperate need of funds, so if you're able to donate or share our crowdfunding I would be very thankful - youcaring.com/gayadewata

Interests

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

Music, Movies & 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, Hole, Ratatat, The Weakerthans, Blonde Redhead, Fiona Apple, Patsy Cline, Ma Rainey, Le Tigre, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, My Bloody Valentine, Sleater-Kinney, Bjork, Ghibli Soundtracks, Azealia Banks, Erykah Badu, EMA and Janelle Monae, FKA Twigs, Le1F and Grimes.

Books:
-Yukio Mishima
-Pramoedya Ananta Toer
-Milan Kundera
-J.R.R Tolkein
-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

Countries I've Lived In

Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia

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