Proudly Safe SA
ENHANCING E-SAFETY AND COMMUNITY CONNECTION FOR LGBTIQA+ YOUNG PEOPLE
Exploring your sexuality or gender online? Looking out for your safety and the safety of others is important. It’s also helpful to know what to do if things don’t go as planned for you or others online.
Figures and facts
- 63.4% LGBTIQA+ people who use apps experienced harassment while on dating apps. This is compared to 43.4% of non-LGBTIQA+ people who used apps.
- Twitter, Instagram and Facebook are commonly used to check in that the person you are talking to is the person they say they are.
- Sharing photos and chatting online is most likely when harassment happens.