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Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity Content Topic Results

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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

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January 2013

Trans-Specific Power and Control Tactics

This handout provides information on trans-specific power and control tactics used against and by trans partners. Topic areas include safety, outing, disclosure, community attitudes, gender stereotypes and transphobia, using or undermining identity, violating boundaries, and restricting access.
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January 2013

Safety Planning With Transgender Clients FAQ Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides information related to safety planning with transgender and gender non-conforming individuals who are experiencing intimate partner violence. The fact sheet includes components of safety planning as well as information on ways safety planning with transgender and gender non-conforming individuals differ from safety planning with non-transgender clients.
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January 2013

Inclusive Questions for Older Adults: A Practical Guide To Collecting Data on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Written with suggestions, tips and practical ideas this guide will assist in your organization's path to asking fully inclusive questions to all of your clients.
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January 2013

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

This fact sheet summarizes 2010 NISVS findings by sexual orientation on intimate partner violence, sexual violence and stalking. It also includes information on opportunities for prevention and action as well as additional resources.
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January 2013

Familia es Familia

Author(s): Dolores Huerta
Labor and Civil Rights Leader Dolores Huerta talks about the importance of family. She says that Latino families are stronger when they are together and the importance of talking about gay & lesbian family members. This short video can be used as a training tool to raise awareness about the importance of honoring equality when working with Latino communities.
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December 2012

Integrating Trauma-Informed and Sexual and Reproductive Health Care in the Domestic HIV Response

Author(s): Sonia Rastogl
This Powerpoint outlines the importance of trauma-informed HIV services, histories of trauma across the lifespan, the impact of many instances of trauma on cognitive functioning, the impact of trauma on health, risk behaviors and immunofunction, and recommendations.
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September 2012

Transgender 101: Serving Gender Variant Crime Victims

This webinar is designed to assist service providers in better serving transgender survivors of sexual assault and other forms of violence. Topics covered in the webinar include a discussion of the diversity under the transgender umbrella, social, medical, legal and other options for transgender people, conversation about components of a transgender person's life that may or may not be relevant to service providers and resources to support transgender crime victims and the professionals who serve them.
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August 2012

Know and Tell Why Factsheet

This fact sheet explains the importance of service providers knowing why they are required to ask specific questions, and explaining to survivors what information the agency is trying to find out with the questions. This is particularly important when working with trans individuals.
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July 2012

Lancet Special Issue on HIV in Men who have Sex with Men (MSM)

This report for policy makers and advocates highlights the unique characteristics of the MSM community and outlines the need for specialized services to meet the needs of the community.
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July 2012

Master Status Factsheet

The term "master status" was first used by Everett Hughes in the 1940s to describe the tendency of observers to believe that one label or demographic category is more significant than any other aspect of [the observed persons] background, behavior, or performance. When applied to transgender people, master status refers to assuming that everything about a transgender person must be related to their gender.
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June 2012

Terms Paradox Factsheet

This factsheet discusses the terms paradox. Asking what terms a person uses and using those terms to refer to them conveys respect and openness, however terms provide very little information relevant to providing appropriate services.
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May 2012

Who are Transgender People? Transgender Basics for Victim Service Providers

This factsheet provides a brief overview of basic information about transgender identities, including terms and definitions, for victim service providers.