Posts Tagged ‘video’

Premier Daniel Andrews full apology for old laws criminalising homosexual behaviour

// May 24th, 2016 // No Comments » // AVP news, Elders past and present, Media discussion, Within Australia, Within Victoria

“For a future that is strong and fair and just!” – Hon Daniel Andrews, Premier of Victoria, May 24, 2016.

“Challenging some of the fundamental imbalances that today still stop gay men from reporting violence & harassment!” – Greg Adkins JP, executive director, Anti-Violence Project of Victoria Inc.

“(The) Apology is a powerful symbolic act to repair the harm caused by unjust laws & affirm the value of sexual difference” – Anna Brown, director Advocacy & Strategic Litigation, Human Rights Law Centre

5 accidentally transphobic phrases allies use — and what to say instead

// December 14th, 2015 // 1 Comment » // Around the globe, International


Words can be tricky — especially when you’re an ally, says Katy Dupere.

“As transgender lives and experiences increasingly come into the public sphere, our conversations about gender are getting more complex. And with those conversations comes the realization that we don’t always know what to say when describing trans identities.

But this learning curve offers a chance for us to get a little more inclusive and intentional with what we say. It’s an opportunity that, for allies, is as essential as it is complicated.”

As an organisation that embraces working within and for the complete same sex attracted and gender diverse community, the Anti-Violence Project invites individuals within the trans community to discuss parallels and divergences between this view within the community in the USA and the views of the trans community within Victoria and Australia. We want your views!

The original article can be found here:

Watch “Equality in Health” from the AMSA

// May 19th, 2015 // No Comments » // Within Australia, Within Victoria

The Australian Medical Students’ Association prepared a video for the international day against homophobia, biphobia and intersex prejudice. They want to raise awareness about the issue of equality in healthcare & we think they’ve nailed it.

Check out AMSA video here!

Is it okay to be left handed?

// October 21st, 2012 // No Comments » // Media discussion, Within Australia, Within Victoria

Why should I be made to feel like crap for just being who I am?

It’s time we stopped just sitting back and watching. Share this video to make a difference.

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“No To Homophobia” TV advertisment campaign launched

// August 28th, 2012 // No Comments » // AVP news, Media discussion, Within Australia, Within Victoria

As a partner alongside ALSO, the VGLRL and TGV, the Anti Violence Project of Victoria is proud to announce No To Homophobia has been officially launched! Don’t miss the television commercials and please share! No To Homophobia is proud to now officially announce the campaign launched! Don’t miss the TVC and please share!

Stand Out launched

// July 22nd, 2011 // No Comments » // Media discussion, Within Australia, Within Victoria

The Safe Schools Coalition has partnered with Minus 18 to produce a series of resources to tackle homophobia in schools

Soften the Fck Up –

// July 19th, 2011 // No Comments » // Media discussion, Within Australia

This campaign targets young men at risk of suicide. Its great, but it does come with a LANGUAGE WARNING.