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  • General Material
January 2009

The problem with the belief that child sexual abuse causes homosexuality/bisexuality

This article addresses the statistical discrepancies which the author asserts debunk the belief that sexual abuse in childhood causes homosexuality or bisexuality.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2009

Creating a Trans Welcoming Environment: A tips sheet for sexual assault service providers

This tip sheet contains information for service providers on creating a trans welcoming environment.
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  • General Material
January 2009

Shared Differences: The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students of Color in Our Nation’s Schools

Author(s): Elizabeth M. Diaz, Joseph G. Kosciw
This report provides information on the experiences of LGBT students of color in school in the United States. The authors provide information on these experiences with the intention of ensuring that schools provide safe learning environments.
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  • General Material
December 2008

Asssisting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Victims of Violence in Pennsylvania

Author(s): Julie Rothman, Jesse White
This guide discusses the intersections of domestic violence, sexual assault, and hate crimes as experienced by people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender and provides resources available to serve LGBT victims of violence in Pennsylvania
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  • General Material
January 2008

Transgender Youth and Dating Violence

This fact sheet explains what being transgender means, how transgender youth may experience TDV differently. The factsheet also discusses barriers transgender youth face in seeking help.
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  • General Material
January 2008

Gender-Responsive Program Assessment

Author(s): Stephanie S. Covington, Barbara E. Bloom
Being gender-responsive means creating an environment through site selection, staff selection, program development, content, and material that reflects an understanding of the lives of women and girls and responds to their strengths and challenges. This assessment provides a tool to evaluate the gender responsiveness of programs.
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  • General Material
January 2008

A Tool for Reflection: The Realities and Internalized Oppression Faced by Lesbians of Color

This 3-page document explores the elements that impact the identity of Latin@ Lesbians and provides additional information to facilitate discussion after watching the video "My Girlfriend Did It."
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 2007

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) Communities and Domestic Violence: Information and Resources

Author(s): Mary Allen
Domestic violence in LGBT communities is about abuse of power, manipulation, exploitation, oppression and barriers to service. This collection is designed for dv program advocates, activists working in LGBT communities and those wishing to become allies.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
October 2006

Practical Tips for Working with Transgender Survivors of Sexual Violence

Author(s): Michael Munson
This article gives a very basic introduction to transgender sexual violence survivors, then lists 10 practical ways programs can provide more culturally-competent services.
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  • General Material
July 2006

Statement from a Transgender Woman Prisoner in California

This document includes a testimonial submitted by a transgender woman serving a life sentence in California on her experiences of sexual assault in prison and the systems that fail to keep her safe. It also includes statistical information based on letters received by Stop Prison Rape, an organization dedicated to ending sexual assaults in the prison system.
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  • General Material
February 2006

Intimate Partner Violence and HIV/STD Risk Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Communities

Author(s): Adam Jackson Heintz, Rita M. Melendez
This report discusses the intersection of violence and HIV in LGBT relationships based on a study conducted in New York, USA.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 2006

There Is No Room for Abuse in Our Community

This brochure is designed to raise awareness of services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans communities.