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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

It’s time... to talk about gender norms

This document provides information on gender norms, sexuality, and ways to create environments that decrease restrictive gender norms and promote healthier sexual interactions. It also provides a list of resources.
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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.
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January 2012

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and HIV-Affected Intimate Partner Violence, 2011

This represents an increase of more than three times 2010's six LGBTQH IPV homicides. This dramatic increase in reported IPV homicides illustrates the severity and deadly impact of LGBTQH IPV. Also in the 2011 report, NCAVP analyzes person-level data for the first time. Person-level data allows NCAVP to assess which LGBTQH survivors faced disproportionate rates of violence and service discrimination as compared to overall LGBTQH survivors.
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December 2011

Model School and District Policies and Procedures

Author(s): Safe Schools Coalition
The site provides a number of links to additional information about school district polices and procedures as well as policy recommendations and model statutory code language.
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December 2011

Setting Captives Free: Intimate Partner Violence in LGBT Relationships

How can faith communities be prepared to be a pastoral resource for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people who experience intimate partner violence? This webinar recording offers guidance to pastors of open and affirming (ONA) churches in addressing intimate partner violence in same-sex couples.
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April 2011

Taking it on the Chin: New Fast Facts about Violence Against Transgender People

This fact sheet highlights research from the National Transgender Discrimination Survey on violence faced by transgender and gender non-conforming people.