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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

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.
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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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October 2011

Queer, Undocumented and Unafraid

Author(s): Julio Salgado
This blog written by queer Latin@ activist Julio Salgado, exposes the challenges faced by queer undocumented students and the dangers of deportation for many of them. Salgado explains the homophobic climate in many countries where non-heterosexual orientation is often times punished with death.
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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.
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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

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: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey

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. Included in addition to the full report are regional and state reports, as well as community-specific reports.
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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.