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28 May 2022

#SeenAndBelieved: LGBTQ Domestic Violence Awareness Day 2022

Health

#SeenAndBelieved: LGBTQ Domestic Violence Awareness Day 2022

LGBTQ Domestic Violence Awareness Day on 28 May raises awareness about the unique barriers to support for our communities face when it comes to violence, abuse and control in relationships. Richelle Menzies, Victorian State Coordinator for the LGBTQ DV Awareness Foundation, joins us to discuss 2022’s theme, #SeenAndBelieved.

If the content discussed in this episode brings up distressing or difficult feelings or thoughts for you, please reach out to QLife by calling 1800 184 527, 3pm to midnight everyday.

For more information about what was discussed in this episode:

LGBTQ DV Awareness Day website

Switchboard phone and online support

Orange Door website

Clear Space group for gay, bi, trans and queer men who are looking to address their use of violence in their relationships.
Contact clearspace@thorneharbour.org or call Thorne Harbour Health on 03 9865 6700 or toll free on 1 800 134 840 to find out more.

Safe Always website for information and resources about LGBTIQ+ family violence

Check out our other JOY Podcasts for more on LGBTIQ health & wellbeing.

If there’s something you’d like us to explore on the show, send through ideas or questions at wellwellwell@joy.org.au

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