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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.
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  • General Material
January 2005

Relationship Violence in Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer [LGBTQ] Communities: Moving Beyond a Gender-Based Framework

Author(s): Janice Ristock, Norma Timbang
This paper provides a critical overview of some of the current research that has been done to better understand the contexts, dynamics and impact of relationship violence within LGBTQ communities and also identifies several barriers that still exist within support services when responding to this form of violence. The paper concludes by offering recommendations and considerations for the criminal justice and social service community and provides examples of innovative responses and programs that have been developed within LGBTQ communities that might serve as models.
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  • General Material
January 2005

LGBT DV Beyond the Wheel: Tactics of Abuse

This handout outlines tactics of domestic violence in LGBT relationships.
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  • General Material
January 2003

Transitioning Our Shelters: A Guide to Making Homeless Shelters Safe for Transgender People

Author(s): Lisa A. Mottet, John M. Ohle
This guide is specifically directed towards homeless shelters, but it has important information and suggestions that can be used by DV shelters serving transgender individuals.
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  • General Material
January 2001

Quick Organizational Audit: LGBT Visibility and Inclusion

This checklist includes can be used to conduct a quick organizational audit of LGBT visibility and inclusion in agency physical space, policies and outreach materials.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
February 2000

Outreach to Underserved Communities

Author(s): Sujata Warrier
This curriculum is designed to help domestic violence programs reach out to underserved communities in order to address the issues of diversity and of the limited access to quality services for battered women from those communities.
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  • General Material
January 1999

Think, Rethink: Woman-to-Woman Domestic Violence

Author(s): Connie Burk
This article provides basic information on domestic violence in same-sex relationships and outlines some of the differences between lesbian, trans, and bisexual survivors and the experiences of other survivors.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools

Information for Domestic Violence Providers about LGBTQ Partner Abuse

This guide includes examples of abuse relevant to LGBTQ communities, information on screening for survivors and abusers, differences from straight domestic violence, and barriers to services for LGBTQ people.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools

Tribal Equity Toolkit: Tribal Resolutions and Codes to Support Two Spirit & LGBT Justice in Indian Country

This toolkit contains resources to support tribal equity of two spirit and LGBT people. Topics covered include marriage, domestic partnerships and civil unions, children, employment, housing, education, health and end of life care, and hate and bias related crimes.
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  • General Material

Fact Sheet: Domestic Violence and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Relationships

A fact sheet about domestic violence among the LGBT population that includes information on the power and control wheel for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans relationships, information on survivors, types of abuse, transgender abuse, HIV/AIDS related abuse and barriers to seeking services.
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  • General Material

LGBTQ Abusive Relationships

This fact sheet presents information about dating and domestic violence among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer (LGBTQ) young people and the obstacles faced by LGBTQ youth in seeking help.
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  • General Material

Mistreatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Elders

This research brief synthesizes the latest available information and research relating to the mistreatment of LGBT elders. Information is provided on the occurrence of abuse, isolation as a risk factor, issues affecting help seeking, and tips for working with LGBT elders.