Talking to the journalists, Ross Murray advises to evaluate preliminary knowledge of the interlocutors, not to confront them with too much information and terminology, and to give it as much as the interlocutor is ready to absorb. Besides, one should remember, mass media is a communication tool with society, so it is important to express oneself the way the audience understands the spokesperson.
Communicative director of GLF Ukraine Aliona Shnorin discussed with the training participants those questions and prejudices that a journalist comes to LGBT community members with. Editorial instructions of journalists were discussed and how they usually influenced the resulting looks of interviews, as well as ways of making yourself safe of twisting and taking words out of the context.
On April 26, 2016 on a special meeting of NGO “Gay Liberation Front” board the resignation of NGO “Gay Liberation Front” (Ukraine) executive director Volodymyr Kiriiazi was considered. The board discussed the current situation in the organization and also the issues of organization of KyivPride 2016 this year. The board thanked Volodymyr Kiriiazi for effective cooperation and wished him luck in preparation for the Pride.
Let’s recall that 3-day training for volunteers aimed at volunteer movement and Gay House With Boys sex clubs development was held in February and welcomed over 30 volunteers. They took part in workshops, seminars, hands-on trainings focused on team-building, conflict situations analysis, working with initiatives and project launch.