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The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender - Strategic Reponses to Violence Grants Program
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Strategic Responses to Violence Grants Program aims to support a range of projects that build capacity within the GLBT communities, provide information and education to raise awareness about key issues and that support community members who have experienced violence.
For more information on the SRV Grants Program, click here.
You shouldn't have to hide to be safe - A report on homophobic hostilities and violence against gay men and lesbians in NSW
In 2002 the Network of Government Agencies: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Issues, convened by the Crime Prevention Division, commissioned a study on Homophobic Hostilities and Violence against Gay Men and Lesbians in New South Wales. This study is the first major research project since NSW Police released ‘Out of the Blue’ in 1995. This study was conducted across NSW from March to August 2003, involving 670 survey respondents and focus group participants.
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Skool's Out! is a project conducted by the Division in collaboration with the Anti-Discrimination Board and the Department of Education and Training. The 2002 forum focused on homophobic bullying and harassment in and around schools.
Working with the gay, lesbian and transgender communities in NSW
A major consultation process during 1999 and 2000 with over 50 community organisations and government agencies assisted in establishing key priorities for working with the lesbian, gay and transgender communities in NSW. The results have been summarised in this report.
Full Report: Word Version (41.9KB)
NSW Government initiatives on hate-related violence against gays and lesbians
Improving access to the legal and justice systems and working towards a reduction in violence experienced by gay men, lesbians and transgender people were considered to be priorities by Homosexual Advance Defence Working Party and by a range of key government agency representatives at a workshop convened by the Department in 1998.
Full report: Word Version (143.8 KB)