GET TO KNOW THE MEMBERS
WHAT IS YOUR NAME?
WHAT DOES SELF ADVOCACY MEAN TO YOU?
It means everything to me
It means confidence
Sticking up for myself
TELL ME ABOUT YOUR SELF ADVOCACY GROUP?
I like RR. I love meeting people at RR and I have fun
WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT SELF ADVOCACY?
I like having mates and friends around me. They make me feel welcome
I feel comfortable around them
I like having boyfriends
Self advocacy makes me feel good inside and proud
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME?
I like going and hanging out at shops
I like looking at bags
I like carrying bags
I like going to the movies with my boyfriend. I like romantic ones, I don’t like scary or violent ones
WHY IS RAINBOW RIGHTS GOOD FOR YOU?
Rainbow Rights makes me happy because I feel safe with them I feel safe around my friends. I get scared if I don’t know friends
My friends in RR sometimes help me get out of trouble
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WITH RAINBOW RIGHTS?
I was one of the first members of Rainbow Rights so I have been here from the start
WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT RAINBOW RIGHTS?
I feel comfortable around my friends in RR
I feel safe and good around the guys. They look after me
They make me feel welcome
IF YOU WERE PRIME MINISTER WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO CHANGE?
I’d change other people’s attitude to make them respect me because I am a gay man. Respect how I feel. I don’t give a shit what they say