Personal Safety TIPS for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Persons
! Always think about your safety when you go out !
! Stay alert. Awareness is your best defence !
! If you are out drinking make sure you pace your drinks !
! Leave venues with friends wherever possible !
! Walk away from any trouble if you can !
! Be confident. Even if you don’t feel it !
! Walk as if you know where you are going !
! If you are out at night try to stay in well-lit areas !
! Trust your instincts. If you think something is wrong then act on it !
! Have your keys in your hand when you reach your home or car !
! Keep money for taxis. The expense is worth it !
! Carry a personal alarm and use it !
Dont hesitate to CALL J-FLAG at 978-8988 or 379-9834 if you are being victimized and/or discriminated due to your sexual orientation or gender identity.