Everyone should be able to live free from hate
Remove Hate From The Debate is an online initiative empowering young people with the tools and resources to speak out against online hate in a safe, effective and respectful way.
The anti-hate initiative, developed by Multicultural NSW, is designed to provide advice and information to young people encountering online attacks based on race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, and/or gender.
Since 2017, the initiative has reached more than one million people through its social media campaign.
Hip hop artist and Remove Hate ambassador L-Fresh The Lion
I was taught love always wins because hate can never last.
What is hate speech?
Hate speech is language that humiliates or threatens others based on culture, race, gender, disability, religion or sexuality. It can be directed towards a person or a group.
Why do people hate?
People develop extreme views towards different groups in society for different reasons.
How to deal with hate?
When hate is met with fear and more hate, the situation gets worse. So, ‘flip the script’. For example, by responding with compassion and empathy.
10 tips to remove hate from the debate
- Be safe
- Stay cool
- Humanise the situation
- Respond to the issue
- Be open-minded
- Be respectful
- Let people feel heard
- Keep it simple
- Be prepared for the response