Category Archives: Toronto

Lets go back to the beginning to understand why we are doing what we do …

What is Lateral Violence? Back in 2012 the sad news of the passing of a young girl in a remote community who was subjected to ongoing lateral violence really impacted on us here at Lateral Love. As part of our … Continue reading

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NT Intervention – the struggle continues after six years of racism and disempowerment

NT Intervention – the struggle continues after six years of racism and disempowerment by Barbara Shaw, Mt Nancy Town Camp, Alice Springs Six years ago my family watched the TV in my living room as John Howard announced he would … Continue reading

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? Question of the Day ?

How do you all think we can stamp out Lateral Violence and replace it with Lateral Love in our Families and Communities? Comments appreciated! Spirit of Uluru

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? Question of the Day ?

How many of us have experienced people we know or love behaving badly towards us recently? Frequent manifestations of lateral violence include: • nonverbal innuendo (raising eyebrows, face-making), • bullying, • verbal affront (overt/covert, snide remarks, lack of openness, abrupt … Continue reading

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? Question of the Day ?

Rejecting Confirmation of Aboriginality for our young people – How many suicides have occurred due to this type of lateral violence? How many more must we endure before this shameful practice ceases? Spirit of Uluru

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