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January 2005

LGBT DV Beyond the Wheel: Tactics of Abuse

This handout outlines tactics of domestic violence in LGBT relationships.
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October 2003

LGBT Elders: Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Resource Sheet

This resource sheet addresses issues and provides resources related to LGBT individuals in later life. Links to other documents for LGBT elders facing various types of abuse are also provided.
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June 2003

Policy Recommendations Regarding LGBT People in California Prisons

This list of recommendations for helping to keep LGBTQ prisoners safe while incarcerated are specific to the California prison system, however many of these suggestions could be universally adapted to ensure safer incarceration.
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January 2003

Transitioning Our Shelters: A Guide to Making Homeless Shelters Safe for Transgender People

Author(s): Lisa A. Mottet, John M. Ohle
This guide is specifically directed towards homeless shelters, but it has important information and suggestions that can be used by DV shelters serving transgender individuals.
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January 2003

LGBTQIA Terminology

Author(s): Elizabeth R. Green, Eric N. Peterson
This page provides a working list of terminology used to define or describe LGBTQIA individuals, and communities. It also provides a guide to gender neutral language and pronouns.
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January 2001

Quick Organizational Audit: LGBT Visibility and Inclusion

This checklist includes can be used to conduct a quick organizational audit of LGBT visibility and inclusion in agency physical space, policies and outreach materials.
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January 2001

A Service Providers Guide for Working with GBT Victims and Survivors of Domestic Abuse

This guide offers tips for service providers in addressing one of the most serious health issues for gay, bisexual, and transgender (GBT) men. Includes guidelines for education, workplace environment, assessment, response, and safety planning.
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January 1999

Think, Rethink: Woman-to-Woman Domestic Violence

Author(s): Connie Burk
This article provides basic information on domestic violence in same-sex relationships and outlines some of the differences between lesbian, trans, and bisexual survivors and the experiences of other survivors.
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January 1999

Sexual Assault in the Transgender Communities

Author(s): Arlene Istar Lev, S. Sundance Lev
This article relates the experiences of sexual violence as a hate crime and challenges of labeling such crimes in a binary gender system. It includes stories of two transgender persons who experienced sexual assault in both an intimate relationship and by strangers.
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January 1987

The Construction of Masculinity and the Triad of Men's Violence

Author(s): Michael Kaufman
This article discusses the concept of surplus repression and how it tends to lead to surplus aggression in males. It also addresses the fact that traditional masculinity can lead men to commit violence not only against women, but against other men, and themselves too.
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Finding A Common Language: A Quiz of Essential Vocabulary for Working with the LGBT Community

This quiz includes definitions to match to sexual orientation and gender identity terms. Answer key included.
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Tribal Equity Toolkit: Tribal Resolutions and Codes to Support Two Spirit & LGBT Justice in Indian Country

This toolkit contains resources to support tribal equity of two spirit and LGBT people. Topics covered include marriage, domestic partnerships and civil unions, children, employment, housing, education, health and end of life care, and hate and bias related crimes.