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January 2010

Global Symposium on Engaging Men and Boys in Achieving Gender Equality Summary Report

Author(s): Lucille C. Atkin, Christine Ricardo, Marcos Nascimento, Gabriela Azevedo de Aguiar
This summary outlines the purposes and themes of the multi-day discussion that took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Themes from the report include how to address men's violence against women and children, issues related to sexuality and gender identity, and other gender equity issues.
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January 2010

Outing Age 2010: Public Policy Issues Affecting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Elders

Author(s): Jamie M. Grant
Offers information about the state of LGBT older persons, their strengths and vulnerabilities, barriers faced when accessing services, including services for domestic violence, and progress in public policies that aim to serve LGBT older persons.
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  • Training Tools
January 2010

Quick Tips: Trans Inclusion, A Guide for Service Providers

This guide contains ten quick tips for service providers working for trans inclusion.
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January 2010

Open Minds Open Doors: Transforming Domestic Violence Programs to Include LGBTQ Survivors

Author(s): Mary-Elizabeth Quinn
This guide outlines the process that The Network/La Red suggests for making domestic violence programs more LGBTQ- inclusive. Each of the chapters focuses on one aspect of that process in detail, offering ideas for implementation.
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January 2010

What You Can Do About Violence and Harassment Against LGBT Individuals

This fact shest contains information for youth and adults about ways to get involved, show support and learn more about violence and harassment against LGBT individuals.
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November 2009

National Transgender Discrimination Survey Preliminary Findings

This report on the preliminary findings of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey offers key findings, including statistics on unemployment, harassment on the job, loss of jobs, and housing instability. The report also discusses negative consequences of employment discrimination and high rates of poverty.
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  • NRCDV Publications
September 2009

Culturally Competent Service Provision to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Survivors of Sexual Violence

Author(s): Sabrina Gentlewarrior, Kim Fountain
We have an ethical mandate to serve all survivors of sexual violence. Yet lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) survivors have often been excluded from our work.
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  • Training Tools
April 2009

National Recommended Best Practices for Serving LGBT Homeless Youth

These recommendations for best practices for serving LGBT homeless youth include three sections. The first section consists of steps individuals who have regular direct contact with youth can take to improve experiences of LGBT youth in accessing services. The second section provides information on steps to improve agency-wide culture and effectiveness in serving LGBT youth. The third section outlines specific steps for administrators and youth workers to improve experiences of youth in residential settings such as emergency shelters and longer term transitional living.
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April 2009

The Sweet Tea Southern Queer Men's Collective Statement

Author(s): Yolo Akili, Franklin Abbott, Will Cordery, LamontSims, Craig Washington, Charles Stephens, Timm West, Michael J. Brewer
This statement represents the mission statement of a group of queer-identified men as they work to address male privilege, patriarchy, and gendered oppression.
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February 2009

A Call for Change: Protecting the Rights of LGBTQ Detainees

This article explores the danger of sexual violence experienced by LGBTQ prisoners. Reporting on the inmate survey mandated by the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), this article includes recommendations on raising awareness, ensuring safety, training staff, and responding to reports of sexual violence.
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January 2009

Shared Differences: The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students of Color in Our Nation’s Schools

Author(s): Elizabeth M. Diaz, Joseph G. Kosciw
This report provides information on the experiences of LGBT students of color in school in the United States. The authors provide information on these experiences with the intention of ensuring that schools provide safe learning environments.
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January 2009

The problem with the belief that child sexual abuse causes homosexuality/bisexuality

This article addresses the statistical discrepancies which the author asserts debunk the belief that sexual abuse in childhood causes homosexuality or bisexuality.