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March 2011

Struggling to Survive: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning Homeless Youth on the Streets of California

This report reviews the reasons why LGBTQ youth become homeless and the challenges they face on the street, including being forced into trafficking and sex work due to difficulties they face in finding jobs.
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January 2011

Voices of Victims and Survivors from the 2010 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and HIV-Affected Intimate Partner Violence Narratives

This collection of narratives about LGBTQH victims and survivors of intimate partner violence brings to light the severity of IPV within these communities.
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January 2011

Transgender & SOFFA: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Resource Sheet

This resource sheet includes information on transgender-specific resources, service impacts on trans/SOFFA clients, trans/SOFFA specific power and control tactics, and a list of specific articles available on the web.
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January 2011

Queer Youth Advice for Educators: How to Respect and Protect Your Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students

Author(s): Abe Louise Young
This guide presents the feelings and thoughts of LGBTQ youth and their allies on the subject of school. It presents an opportunity to gain understanding and knowledge around issues LGBTQ youth and promote a inclusive and nonviolent school climate.
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January 2011

Does Your Partner Blame it on Your Bisexuality? It Could be Partner Abuse

This brochure contains information on the dynamics and warning signs of bisexual intimate partner abuse.
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January 2011

Injustice at Every Turn

Author(s): Jaime M. Grant, Lisa A. Mottet, Justin Tanis
This report provides a summary of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey, including the prevalence and experience of sexual violence, in addition to many other forms of discrimination and hate crimes against transgender individuals.
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January 2011

An Ally's Guide to Terminology: Talking About LGBT People & Equality

An overview of essential vocabulary for allies wishing to talk about LGBT people and equality, providing explanations about certain terms that have historically been used against gay and transgender people and showing how allies can use respectful language in different contexts.
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January 2011

Contextualizing Domestic Violence from a LGBTQ Perspective

This article provides information about domestic violence in LGBTQ communities as well as information on available research and resources.
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November 2010

DADT Commentary Suggests Corrective Rape for Lesbians

Author(s): Julie Bolcer
This article reacts to comments on the proposed repeal of the "Dont Ask, Dont Tell" policy that keeps LGBTIQ individuals from openly serving in the military.
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September 2010

A Straight Guide to LGBT Americans

This reference guide serves as a resource for friends, family members, colleagues, and allies as they experience the coming out process with an individual who identifies as LGBT.
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June 2010

Domestic Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, and Bisexual Communities: Trainers Manual

The purpose of the training curriculum is to give health and human service providers the knowledge and skills necessary to sensitively and effectively respond to LGTB victims of domestic violence.
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March 2010

Why It Matters: Rethinking Victim Assistance for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Victims of Hate Violence and Intimate Partner Violence

This report, the product of a 2009 survey of victim assistance providers and LGBTQ anti-violence programs throughout the United States, describes widespread gaps in victim services for LGBTQ victims of crime and recommends steps to improve both the services and their accessibility.