If you wonder why those of a traveller Ethnicity suffer worse mental health than the average.

Let me give you some examples.

What if an elected Mayor, posted on her Facebook account:

"There's a few black families staying up at parkhill, make sure you lock up your sheds and vans."

Would they still be in a job?
Would @N_landCouncil protect them?

Who knows, 'cos she said it about travellers.

Today, the Local Government Ombudsman refused to investigate my complaint against her any further and claimed the Council's apology for their repeated delays (of many months) was acceptable.

Because, you know, travellers...

What if @matthewparris3 ex-mp and journalist called on a blanket ban of Jews, because he'd tried to read the HoC report on Jews, but it was confusing and he didn't believe they had any place in society?

But he didn't, he called for a blanket ban on travellers. you know...

Beyond casually espousing far right rhetoric, as a gay man he is afforded protection under the 2010 Equalities Act, but argued that Travellers should lose that protection, because he "doesn't understand their culture & believes it has no place in modern society."

Not so long ago, men in his position - journalists, MPs, didn't understand homosexuality. Maybe he should think on that.

But he's alright and you know
... Travellers.

On a recent job, I was presented with a list of potential crew who represented ethnic minorities.

I contacted the author of the list, a polite & detailed email, asking him to include those of a GRT heritage...

He didn't even bother to respond.

Some fight for minority ethnic groups, but not for, you know, travellers...

Spend a while searching the word "gypsy" on twitter.

See the hate.

See that those who display it, aren't just your far right loons, but your liberals, your lefties, your social warriors.

It's exhausting.
It's mentally exhausting.

We are still in #GRTHM2021

Please educate yourself.
You might surprise yourself.
& with a little learning,
Find yourself supporting.

@Minceirbeoir @GRTSWAssoc @GRTP_UK @bowers_jake @APPGGTR @TravellerRacism @TravellersTimes @Chrissy1b @RoadsideMum @Big007_big

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