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Happy 18th Birthday to us!

// January 20th, 2015 // No Comments » // AVP news, Media discussion, Within Australia, Within Victoria

We want to invite you to a birthday. Its ours! Instead of bringing presents, we want your words. Eighteen years ago today, the Anti-Violence Project had its foundation public meeting at the Victorian AIDS Council/Gay Men’s Health Centre in South Yarra and we incorporated as an independent community-led peak organisation. Since then, we’ve had many […]

Discussion: Why preferring to date one race over another makes you racist.

// December 11th, 2014 // No Comments » // Uncategorized

Single gay guys who prefer one race to another aren’t “picky.” They’re racist. Here’s why, according to Jerry Plaza (RealJock, December 8, 2014). Plaza writes that there’s a difference between a type and a generalization. “Everyone has a type. Our types are the first ones we look at in the room. Some guys prefer blondes […]

City of Casey councillor Rosalie Crestani defends proposal to ban LGBTI promotion : Star Observer

// November 19th, 2014 // No Comments » // Uncategorized

http://www.starobserver.com.au/news/local-news/victoria-news/city-of-casey-councillor-rosalie-crestani-defends-proposal-to-ban-lgbti-promotion/130066 Watching this homophobic motion at the City of Casey with interest.  We at the AVP believe any government funding to local government should be contingent on policies and practices free of discrimination based on race, religion, sexuality or gender. Period. Want to voice your opinion? Cr Mick Morland (Mayor) mmorland@casey.vic.gov.au Cr Geoff Abblett gablett@casey.vic.gov.au […]

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