No Meat May, LGBTIQ Perspective, Ryan Alexander; Family Violence, Refuges and Covid-19, Lyn Vestjens


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Interviews with Ryan Alexander and Lyn Vestjens. Ryan Alexander discusses No Meat May, a global campaign run by him and his partner Guy James Whitworth to encourage alternatives to meat production and consumption. Anti-violence advocate and educator Lyn Vestjens discusses the increase in family, domestic and intimate partner violence in Australia, as a consequence of Covid-19, including within the LGBTIQ community, and the impacts on refuges and other support services. Content warning: this episode includes discussion of family violence issues that may distress some listeners. Update: the federal government has responded to community concerns and published advice for people in abusive relationships about the Covid Safe App. Our outro track this week is The Cranberries' Not Sorry.

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