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Unveiling a Ground-breaking Play: “He Kept Me Safe” Shedding Light on Gay Male Intimate Partner Violence

Posted: 2nd August 2023

“He Kept Me Safe” is a new compelling play fearlessly tackling the invisible issue of intimate partner violence within the LGBTQ community, a topic seldom discussed yet affecting one in three LGBTQ individuals. With cutting-edge storytelling, “He Kept Me Safe” delves into the poignant and candid real stories of gay men who have courageously survived harrowing intimate partner violence.

In an era where inclusion and representation are paramount, “He Kept Me Safe” harnesses the power of live performance to shed light on a pressing social issue. Through a series of immersive and thought-provoking counselling sessions, the play unveils the early stages of three men’s journeys as they bravely share their traumatic encounters with abusive partners. Audiences will be captivated by the raw emotions and vulnerability displayed, fostering a deeper understanding of the complexities surrounding intimate partner violence for members of the LGBTQ community.

Through its innovative approach using powerful real life based narrated storytelling, “He Kept Me Safe” is an unmissable event that tackles a subject rarely discussed with the sensitivity and authenticity it deserves. All profits from ticket sales will be donated to an LGBTQ charity, further supporting the vital work of organisations dedicated to helping survivors.

Wellbeing Insight and Co. is a passionate LGBTQ-owned company that champions equity, diversity, and inclusion and prioritises holistic wellbeing. Through innovative projects and initiatives, they strive to create experiences that foster positive change. Wellbeing Insight and Co. is committed to using their platform to raise awareness and support marginalised communities, ensuring that everyone has access to the support they need to thrive.

To find out more please download the event flyer here.

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