Purpose of the Project

The aim of the project “Tell us” – which is implemented by Colour Youth – Athens LGBTQ Youth Community LGBTQ Athens, is:

  • Collecting and recording incidents of violence and/or discrimination based on gender identity gender expression and/or sexual orientation 
  • Providing the victims of such incidents with charge free and professional legal and/or psychological support 
  • Training employees, members and volunteers of LGBTQI+ organizations in managing such incidents of violence and/or discrimination 
  • Training and raise awareness of law and police academy students as well as professionals of the Justice system and Law enforcement services on issues such as violence and discrimination against LGBTQI+ people 
  • Raising awareness of Greek society on the phenomenon of homophobia/transphobia/biphobia and its various manifestations.


The project is not only addressed to those people who have faced violence and/or discrimination on grounds of gender identity, gender expression and/or sexual their orientation. It is but also addressed to people who have been witnesses of such incidents and wish to report them.

The project is not only addressed to those people who have faced violence and/or discrimination on grounds of gender identity, gender expression and/or sexual their orientation. It is but also addressed to people who have been witnesses of such incidents and wish to report them.

 


Project Services
The services of the Project – charge FREE psychological and legal support services by professionals – are provided within the region of Attica and to all people – regardless of colour, age, national origin, political or religious beliefs


Recording of violence or discrimination incidents:
The incidents of violence and/or discrimination are recorded by using the special form of the Racist Violence Recording Network (RVRN) and during a personal interview with the victims or witnesses. The process is strictly confidential and the anonymity of the persons concerned is ensured.