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Family of Young Liberal Wilson Gavin pays tribute to their son and brother

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Student’s family writes of his ‘desire to make the world better’ and acknowledges he occasionally got his approach ‘wrong’The family of a 21-year-old Brisbane student who took his own life after a video of him protesting a drag queen storytime event went viral has paid tribute to their son and brother, describing him as a compassionate young man with an unwavering sense of his convictions.On Sunday a video of UQ Liberal National club president Wilson Gavin and several other protesters shouting “drag queens are not for kids” at a Brisbane library event put on by Rainbow Families Queensland went viral. The incident was covered by media outlets and the protesters were widely criticised on Twitter and Facebook. Continue reading…

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Publish date : 2020-01-16 05:37:03

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