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January 2014

The Right to (Trans) Parent: A Reproductive Justice Approach to Reproductive Rights, Fertility, and Family-Building Issues Facing Transgender People

Author(s): Laura Nixon
This article uses reproductive justice principles to provide new entry points for LGBT advocates and reproductive health and rights advocates to build alliances around gender, sexuality, and reproduction by highlighting opportunities for reproductive justice advocates to engage on reproductive health and rights issues facing transgender people.
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December 2013

"It Takes a Village, People" Advocacy, Friends and Family & LGBT Survivors of Abuse

Author(s): Connie Burk, Selma Al-Aswad Dillsi, Meg Crager
Friends and family report that they want to help, but they don’t know what to do. This toolkit reinforces a simple task: to use your core advocacy skills to help survivors build their support networks.
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September 2013

Making Shelters Safe for Transgender Evacuees

This document provides guidelines for making shelters safe for transgender evacuees.
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August 2013

Transnational: TransLatin@s/Trans-Nacional: TransLatin@s

Author(s): Bamby Salcedo
Presenters discuss the barriers faced by Latin@ Transgender communities that reside in the U.S. They share information about the TransLatin@ Coalition and the work of this organization with and on behalf of Latin@ transgender communities in the U.S.
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July 2013

Addressing Oppression and Violence within the Latino Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Communities

This webinar focuses on the intersections of homophobia, heterosexism and racism that often enhance negative stereotypes associated with being Latino and LGBT. The presenter discusses the impact of language on our anti-oppression work as well as other elements that complicate the experiences of victimization of members of the Latino LGBT communities.
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May 2013

Transgender, Disability & Trauma: Empowering providers who work with multiply-marginalized populations

This webinar convers information on who transgender people are and the types of violence they experience as well as examining the intersections between disability and traumatic experience.
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February 2013

Dying To Be A Woman/Morir por ser Mujer

This video provides details about the dangers that transwomen face when transitioning without adequate medical support. It also shares the graphic details of the death of a Latin@ transwoman highlighting the devastating impact of transphobia. This video was produced by the TransLatin@ Coalition, an organization that advocates for the specific needs of Trans Latin@ immigrants who reside in U.S. and plan advocacy strategies that would improve their quality of life. This video can be ordered free of charge on the TransLatin@ Coalition's website: translatinacoalition.org
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January 2013

Safety Planning With Transgender Clients

This webinar reviews core components of intimate partner violence and safety planning; provides information on transgender-specific abuse tactics and planning strategies; offers many transgender-specific examples and potential solutions; and provides a tool for working with clients who seek to reduce harm or leave an abusive relationship.
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January 2013

Serving Transgender Survivors of Sexual Violence

This technical assistance resource from the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape provides statistics on sexual assault in trans communities, addresses the lack of trans-specific services and barriers that transgender individuals may face in accessing services, and provides guidance for advocates.
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January 2013

Safety Planning: A Guide for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Individuals who are Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence

This guide provides an overview of intimate partner violence and safety planning for transgender and gender non-conforming individuals, including step-by-step information on laying the groundwork, staying safe at home, packing an emergency bag, financial planning, safe havens, staying safe in a new home, job and public safety, orders of protection, protecting children and pets, and emotional support.
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January 2013

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and HIV-Affected Intimate Partner Violence in 2012

NCAVP's report collects data concerning intimate partner violence within LGBTQ and HIV-affected relationships from 19 anti-violence programs in 20 states across the country. In 2012, twenty-one intimate partner violence (IPV) homicides of LGBTQ and HIV-affected people were documented; the highest yearly total ever recorded.
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January 2013

The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2010 Findings on Victimization by Sexual Orientation

Author(s): Mikel L. Walters, Jieru Chen, Matthew J. Breiding
This special report examines lifetime victimization of sexual violence, stalking and intimate partner violence by respondents’ self-reported sexual orientation.