Wednesday, 8 April 2009

Raising cash for Stonewall's anti-bullying campaign... please sponsor me!

Okay - ten kilometres is hardly a marathon - and we'll be walking, not running - but I'm delighted to be joining my Green Party councillor colleague Vicky to take part in this year's Stonewall Equality walk.

The walk takes place around the city on May 3rd, and we'll be raising cash to help pay for an anti-bullying DVD to be distributed in schools across the country.

We'll be collecting money for the charity to produce an educational DVD based on the play ‘Fit’, which tackles issues of homophobic bullying in schools.

Last year the walk raised £35,000. This year, Stonewall hope to raise enough money to pay for a DVD to be sent to every secondary school in the country.

Figures collected locally show that homophobic bullying is a huge problem – even here in cosmopolitan Brighton.

Raising awareness of the issue is vital – and this DVD will go a long way to doing that. It will prevent real suffering – and could even save lives.

So please sponsor me and help make sure Stonewall meet their target and are able to get the message out across the country - you can do so here!

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