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January 2012

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and HIV-Affected Intimate Partner Violence, 2011

This represents an increase of more than three times 2010's six LGBTQH IPV homicides. This dramatic increase in reported IPV homicides illustrates the severity and deadly impact of LGBTQH IPV. Also in the 2011 report, NCAVP analyzes person-level data for the first time. Person-level data allows NCAVP to assess which LGBTQH survivors faced disproportionate rates of violence and service discrimination as compared to overall LGBTQH survivors.
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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

Outreach to Underserved Teen Victims of Crime: Chart a Course for Expanding Victim Services to Youth

This guidebook provides an overview of the challenges faced in conducting outreach to under served teen victims of crime and highlights examples of the various projects and resources developed and implemented in local communities in the Under served Teen Victims Initiative.
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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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January 2012

Supporting and Caring for Our Latino LGBT Youth

This report explores the experiences of 1,937 LGBT youth who identified as Latin@, many of which live at home with their families. Respondents described their lives at home and at school.
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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

Voices of Victims and Survivors from the 2010 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and HIV-Affected Intimate Partner Violence Narratives

This collection of narratives about LGBTQH victims and survivors of intimate partner violence brings to light the severity of IPV within these communities.
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January 2011

Transgender & SOFFA: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Resource Sheet

This resource sheet includes information on transgender-specific resources, service impacts on trans/SOFFA clients, trans/SOFFA specific power and control tactics, and a list of specific articles available on the web.