Beau Newham on Indonesian HIV health promotion and community support

Sunday, 26 July 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Queer Indonesia Archive |

Content warning: Please be aware that this episode contains descriptions and discussions of HIV stigma and discrimination. If this is a trigger for you, please contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 or, Switchboard Victoria on 1800 184 527 or, or contact your state-based service.


Michele Vescio speaks with activist, writer, and amateur archivist Beau Newham about his HIV health promotion work with LGBTQ NGO Yayasan Gaya Dewata, the continual ongoing HIV stigma that exists towards PLHIV, his side projects Queer Indonesia Archive and QLC, and his writing work.


Beau’s writing work is available via

Find details on Queer Indonesia Archive via and QLC Jakarta via

Information on HIV support can be obtained via Thorne Harbour Health, Victoria’s peak body for LGBTIQA+ health promotion, and The Institute of Many (TIM), a peer-run movement for People Living with HIV.

Support Yayasan Gaya Dewata via