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LGBTQ Domestic Violence Awareness Day

#SeenAndBelieved Campaign

The LGBTQ Domestic Violence Awareness Foundation is excited to invite you to play a simple but significant part in LGBTQ Domestic Violence Awareness Day to be held on Friday, 28 May 2021.

The right to live a life free from violence and abuse is a person’s most basic human right, but for many LGBTQ people, this is not a reality.  1 in 2 LGBTQ people will experience domestic, family and intimate partner violence and abuse (DV) in their lifetime, yet victims remain largely invisible with incredibly low levels of reporting.

The theme for the 2021 Awareness Day to be #SeenAndBelieved which aims to: 

  • Shine a light on the prevalence of DV in LGBTQ communities and make the invisible victims, visible.
  • Let LGBTQ victims and survivors know that they are #SeenAndBelieved and that there are people out there who will support them.
  • Advocate for and support the empowerment of LGBTQ victims and survivors of DV.
  • Recognise LGBTQ survivors and give hope and courage to those currently experiencing DV. 

Call to Action

We call upon you to join us to help raise awareness of this insidious issue.  This can be done in many ways including:

Download Social Media Tiles – CLICK HERE 

Videos or letters of support can be emailed to for inclusion on the LGBTQ DV Awareness Foundation website and social media pages.

For more information or to download resources, visit http://LGBTIDVAwarenessDay.com

Thank you DVConnect for saving my Mums life, and mine. You guys getting us out of there changed everything. Thank you so much. Life is good now! 

Our survivor has chosen to remain anonymous.

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How your donation will help

  • Provides operational support to fund our bridging accommodation residence Bella's Sanctuary.
  • Provides emergency transport and accommodation for Queenslanders in crisis due to domestic and family violence.
  • Provides safety planning, crisis counselling and information to those impacted by domestic and family violence.
  • Educates Queenslanders on how to help family, friends and colleagues who have experienced, or are experiencing domestic and family violence.