“We invited Anthony to present to our combined Masters and Bachelors of Social Work students at the Australian College of Applied Psychology about the issues facing LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex) people. As a lecturer, I am very aware of the challenges of engaging 70 students for 3 hours.
Anthony’s presentation captured the student’s minds and hearts from the moment he began, and I think there was not a dry eye in the room as he read an excerpt from his book “A Life of Unlearning”.
Through Anthony’s humour and shared humanity, he enabled students to relate to the presentation content and understand the issues facing LGBTI peoples.
Anthony Venn-Brown is a gifted orator, and his presentation was both moving, informative, profound, deeply personal, very humorous and reached a student audience from a variety of cultural backgrounds, ages and beliefs. As staff of ACAP we felt deep gratitude to have someone of Anthony’s calibre present to our School of budding social workers and look forward to hosting him again in the near future!”