International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

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Jon talks about Homophobia and Transphobia, and what we’re doing to end it.

Watch the video below and head down to The Station this Saturday to find out more.

Useful links:

How to find The Station: www.thestationbristol.org.uk/contact/getting-here

More info about IDAHOT: dayagainsthomophobia.org

Info about Michael Sam, the American footballer: www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/05/11/michael-sam

Info about Conchita Wurst, the latest Eurovision Song Contest winner: www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2014/may/11/conchita-wurst

Need to talk to somebody about an abusive situation? Give the London Lesbian ad Gay Switchboard a ring on 0300 330 0630 or have a look at their website: www.llgs.org.uk

Have you ever experienced any abuse because of your sexual orientation, or maybe know someone who has? Maybe you’ve had a positive experience instead? Let me know by tweeting me @RifeMag

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