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January 2013

Safety Planning: A Guide for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Individuals who are Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence

This guide provides an overview of intimate partner violence and safety planning for transgender and gender non-conforming individuals, including step-by-step information on laying the groundwork, staying safe at home, packing an emergency bag, financial planning, safe havens, staying safe in a new home, job and public safety, orders of protection, protecting children and pets, and emotional support.
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January 2013

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and HIV-Affected Intimate Partner Violence in 2012

NCAVP's report collects data concerning intimate partner violence within LGBTQ and HIV-affected relationships from 19 anti-violence programs in 20 states across the country. In 2012, twenty-one intimate partner violence (IPV) homicides of LGBTQ and HIV-affected people were documented; the highest yearly total ever recorded.
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January 2013

The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, 2010 Findings on Victimization by Sexual Orientation Factsheet

This fact sheet summarizes 2010 NISVS findings by sexual orientation on intimate partner violence, sexual violence and stalking. It also includes information on opportunities for prevention and action as well as additional resources.
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January 2013

Serving Transgender Survivors of Sexual Violence

This technical assistance resource from the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape provides statistics on sexual assault in trans communities, addresses the lack of trans-specific services and barriers that transgender individuals may face in accessing services, and provides guidance for advocates.
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January 2013

The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2010 Findings on Victimization by Sexual Orientation

Author(s): Mikel L. Walters, Jieru Chen, Matthew J. Breiding
This special report examines lifetime victimization of sexual violence, stalking and intimate partner violence by respondents’ self-reported sexual orientation.
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January 2013

Safety Planning With Transgender Clients FAQ Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides information related to safety planning with transgender and gender non-conforming individuals who are experiencing intimate partner violence. The fact sheet includes components of safety planning as well as information on ways safety planning with transgender and gender non-conforming individuals differ from safety planning with non-transgender clients.
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September 2012

Transgender 101: Serving Gender Variant Crime Victims

This webinar is designed to assist service providers in better serving transgender survivors of sexual assault and other forms of violence. Topics covered in the webinar include a discussion of the diversity under the transgender umbrella, social, medical, legal and other options for transgender people, conversation about components of a transgender person's life that may or may not be relevant to service providers and resources to support transgender crime victims and the professionals who serve them.
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September 2012

Universal Design Factsheet

This factsheet provides information on the importance of universal design, or designing for the largest audience possible.
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August 2012

Know and Tell Why Factsheet

This fact sheet explains the importance of service providers knowing why they are required to ask specific questions, and explaining to survivors what information the agency is trying to find out with the questions. This is particularly important when working with trans individuals.
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July 2012

Master Status Factsheet

The term "master status" was first used by Everett Hughes in the 1940s to describe the tendency of observers to believe that one label or demographic category is more significant than any other aspect of [the observed persons] background, behavior, or performance. When applied to transgender people, master status refers to assuming that everything about a transgender person must be related to their gender.
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January 2012

Inclusive Services for LGBT Older Adults

This webpage highlights the importance of cultural sensitivity when working with older persons and describes the barriers faced by older Asian persons in seeking help for abuse, working with law enforcement, and seeking court protections.
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January 2012

Guide for Transformative Prevention Programming, Sexual Violence and Individuals who Identify as LGBTQ

This guide provides an overview of issues and as well as information on engaging in sexual violence work with individuals who identify as LGBTQ. The guide contains information and promising practices around prevention efforts that address the needs of LGBTQ communities.