Staying Safe – Playing Safe
A Video by Rainbow Rights Australia
This is a short video called “Staying Safe – Playing Safe”.
This video was made by Rainbow Rights and Advocacy. They are a self-advocacy group for L G B T I Q A + people with intellectual disability.
The video is about staying safe when you are talking to people online that you have not met before.
This video is in easy language. It is also in Auslan (Australian Sign Language).
In this video, Jeremy talks to his friend about online dating. They talk about some people that Jeremy has met on a dating app.
His friend wants Jeremy to be safe online. They say that not everyone on the internet is a good person.
They also talk about catfishing. This is when a person lies about who they are. Sometimes a person will try to take your money or other things.
They also talk about meeting in person. Jeremy should meet a new person in a public place where there are lots of people. When meeting someone for the first time, Jeremy should not go to their house or invite them to his. He should wait until he can trust the new person.