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The WHY Campaign - Day 13 of 16 Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

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The WHY Campaign - Day 13 of 16 Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Time & Location

Dec 07, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM GMT+11

Zoom Live Recorded Event

About the Event

Our next phenomenal guest speakers are both from, 'Switchboard Victoria', provide peer-driven support services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse, intersex, queer and asexual (LGBTIQA+) people, their families, allies and communities. Rainbow Door - Connecting the Victorian LGBTIQA+ community to the services we need FIND OUT MORE

Guest Speaker One 

Joe is a longstanding LGBTIQA+ community activist and CEO of Switchboard Victoria. Joe believes in grass roots solutions to systemic issues and draws upon LGBTIQA+ history and the wisdom of LGBTIQA+ elders to guide their work. In 2020 Joe was honoured as one of the 50 Outstanding LGBTI+ Leaders in Australia. Joe proudly identifies as trans non-binary and uses the pronouns they/them. Joe works and lives on the lands of the Kulin Nation in Narrm (Melbourne) Victoria.

Guest Speaker Two

Libby Jamieson is the Teleweb manager at Switchboard, the Victorian partner of the national LGBTIQ peer support service Qlife. Libby started volunteering at Switch in 1994 and has held various roles in the organisation. Libby also manages the Rainbow Door. The Rainbow door is a LGBTIQA+ Helpline based in Victoria. The service operates as a connector/navigator service for people experiencing Family and Intimate partner violence, people who have experienced or are experiencing sexual violence, mental health issues, homelessness, AOD issues among other things. Libby has been working in the family violence space since 2011.

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