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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

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December 2013

"It Takes a Village, People" Advocacy, Friends and Family & LGBT Survivors of Abuse

Author(s): Connie Burk, Selma Al-Aswad Dillsi, Meg Crager
Friends and family report that they want to help, but they don’t know what to do. This toolkit reinforces a simple task: to use your core advocacy skills to help survivors build their support networks.
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September 2013

Making Shelters Safe for Transgender Evacuees

This document provides guidelines for making shelters safe for transgender evacuees.
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August 2013

Transnational: TransLatin@s/Trans-Nacional: TransLatin@s

Author(s): Bamby Salcedo
Presenters discuss the barriers faced by Latin@ Transgender communities that reside in the U.S. They share information about the TransLatin@ Coalition and the work of this organization with and on behalf of Latin@ transgender communities in the U.S.
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July 2013

Addressing Oppression and Violence within the Latino Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Communities

This webinar focuses on the intersections of homophobia, heterosexism and racism that often enhance negative stereotypes associated with being Latino and LGBT. The presenter discusses the impact of language on our anti-oppression work as well as other elements that complicate the experiences of victimization of members of the Latino LGBT communities.
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May 2013

Transgender, Disability & Trauma: Empowering providers who work with multiply-marginalized populations

This webinar convers information on who transgender people are and the types of violence they experience as well as examining the intersections between disability and traumatic experience.
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March 2013

Findings on Victimization by Sexual Orientation: Implications for Preventing Sexual Violence and IPV in LBGT Communities

Author(s): Mikel Walters, Kristin Tucker
This webinar describes the findings of the NISVS study and discusses implications for developing, implementing and evaluating sexual violence and intimate partner violence prevention efforts in LGBT communities.
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February 2013

Dying To Be A Woman/Morir por ser Mujer

This video provides details about the dangers that transwomen face when transitioning without adequate medical support. It also shares the graphic details of the death of a Latin@ transwoman highlighting the devastating impact of transphobia. This video was produced by the TransLatin@ Coalition, an organization that advocates for the specific needs of Trans Latin@ immigrants who reside in U.S. and plan advocacy strategies that would improve their quality of life. This video can be ordered free of charge on the TransLatin@ Coalition's website: translatinacoalition.org
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January 2013

Safety Planning With Transgender Clients

This webinar reviews core components of intimate partner violence and safety planning; provides information on transgender-specific abuse tactics and planning strategies; offers many transgender-specific examples and potential solutions; and provides a tool for working with clients who seek to reduce harm or leave an abusive relationship.
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January 2013

Familia es Familia

Author(s): Dolores Huerta
Labor and Civil Rights Leader Dolores Huerta talks about the importance of family. She says that Latino families are stronger when they are together and the importance of talking about gay & lesbian family members. This short video can be used as a training tool to raise awareness about the importance of honoring equality when working with Latino communities.
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January 2013

Inclusive Questions for Older Adults: A Practical Guide To Collecting Data on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Written with suggestions, tips and practical ideas this guide will assist in your organization's path to asking fully inclusive questions to all of your clients.
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January 2013

What will the renewal of VAWA change?

This webpage provides information about changes in VAWA 2013 and how it addresses gaps in services and justice for all survivors.
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January 2013

Trans-Specific Power and Control Tactics

This handout provides information on trans-specific power and control tactics used against and by trans partners. Topic areas include safety, outing, disclosure, community attitudes, gender stereotypes and transphobia, using or undermining identity, violating boundaries, and restricting access.