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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.

Special Collection

Special Collection
July 2013

Preventing and Responding to Domestic Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Queer (LGBTQ) Communities

The select resources and research in this Special Collection illustrate the LGBTQ communities’ experiences with domestic violence within the U.S. Resources especially relevant to these individuals, as well as straight allies and professionals, address the issue of domestic violence in LGBTQ communities, relationships, and the impact on society. Guidance for enhancing culturally specific practice and policy initiatives is provided.
Special Collection
October 2011

Sexual Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Queer (LGBTIQ) Communities

The select resources and research in this special collection illustrates the LGBTIQ communities’ experiences with sexual violence within the US. Resources especially relevant to these individuals, as well as straight allies and professionals, address the issue of sexual violence in LGBTIQ communities, relationships, and the impact on society.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
February 2017

HIV and the LGBT Community

This informational guide reviews issues regarding LGBTQ identity and the intersections between HIV impact and racial, sexual, and gender identities. It explores some of the policy work being done by the HRC to end the epidemic.
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  • General Material
October 2016

Gender-Integrated Shelters: Experience and Advice

Author(s): Michael Munson, Loree Cook-Daniels
This report focuses on the agencies who have integrated or are in the process of integrating transgender, gender non-conforming, or non-binary individuals into their domestic violence shelters.
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  • General Material
September 2016

HIV Among Gay and Bisexual Men

This quick glance fact sheet about men who have sex with men (MSM) includes statistics, an overview of prevalence, and risk factors.
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  • General Material
July 2016

Frequently Asked Questions about Transgender People

Answers to frequently asked questions about transgender people, including information on the transitioning process and costs, cross dressing, the difference between gender identity and sexual orientation, and discrimination faced by people who are transgender.
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  • General Material
July 2016

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Queer Communites

This document provides information specific to LGBTQ community members in an effort to provide culturally competent services. It includes information on specific tactics used by perpetrators in same-sex relationships and additional resources available to those who have experienced violence.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
July 2016

Schools in Transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools

This guide provides resource and a blueprint for safe, supportive, and inclusive schools for transgender youth.
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  • General Material
January 2016

LGBTQ Inclusivity in the Medical Setting

This tip sheet offers guidance to medical settings for providing health care that is respectful and responsive to the diverse needs of LGBTQ youth.
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  • General Material
January 2016

LGBTQ Inclusivity in the School Setting

This tip sheet offers best practices for promoting LGBTQ inclusivity and visibility in school settings. 
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  • General Material
January 2016

LGBTQ Inclusivity in Rural Programs

This tip sheet offers information to rural programs for creating safe(r), more welcoming and accessible programming for LGBTQ youth. 
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  • General Material
December 2015

45 Words You Should Know: HIV/AIDS

An interactive graphic guide to all of the terminology, slang, abbreviations and acronyms needed to communicate about HIV/AIDS. A guide for those who are new to discussing HIV/AIDS.