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Deaf Victims/Survivors: A Guide to Effective Service Delivery

This resource is intended to help the staff of domestic violence programs better understand the needs of Deaf/HOH victim/survivors and provide services in ways that appropriately meet those needs.
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LGBTQ Abusive Relationships

This fact sheet presents information about dating and domestic violence among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer (LGBTQ) young people and the obstacles faced by LGBTQ youth in seeking help.
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Resources for Working with Immigrant Women

This page contains information and suggestions to make domestic violence services more accessible for immigrant women.
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ASL Immersion: Deaf Culture Membership

This web page depicts and explains another way of looking at the deaf/Deaf worlds that includes four levels: deaf people in isolation, the Deaf community, Deaf culture, and the Deaf Ethnicity.
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Immigration

This page on WomensLaw.org includes information on VAWA laws for abuse victims, U Visa laws for crime victims, T Visa laws for trafficking victims, Asylum, and Refugee status.
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Working with LGBTQ Youth: LGBTQ Inclusivity Tipsheets

Created for adult professionals working with youth, this tipsheet series address how to create a safe(r), friendly environment in multiple settings by intentionally practicing LGBTQ inclusivity.
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Transgender Rights Toolkit: A Legal Guide for Trans People and Their Advocates

This toolkit is designed to help trans people and their advocates navigate daily lived experiences of discrimination and oppression. Topics covered include restrooms, aging, parenting, identity documentation, and more.
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Safety Plan for Immigrant Women who are Victims of Domestic Violence

This safety plan is a self-help plan for immigrant victims of domestic violence.
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Identifying and Assisting LGBT Elder Abuse Clients: A Guide for Abuse Professionals

This guide contains information for advocates on identifying and working with LGBT specific elder abuse. The guide covers terms, historical factors related to LGBT elders, new rights and protections for LGBT elders and suggested practices in working with LGBT older adults.
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The Indian Child Welfare Act: A National Law Controlling the Welfare of Indigenous Children

Author(s): Tonya Gonnella Frichner
The affect of the situation to indigenous nations, who were losing children by the thousands, was essentially cultural genocide. Exposure of the problem and its causes imposed strong pressure on the United States government to address native child welfare law.
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Transgender Basics

This short film provides interviews with individuals self-identified as Transgender or Genderqueer. It also presents an overview of the spectrum of gender identity and sexual orientation.
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Workers' Rights Information

This webpage provides comprehensive information about immigrant workers’ rights, including employment eligibility, discrimination, E-Verify, and more.