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LGBTQ Abusive Relationships

This fact sheet presents information about dating and domestic violence among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer (LGBTQ) young people and the obstacles faced by LGBTQ youth in seeking help.
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Latina Portrait: Latina Queer Women in Chicago

In 2006 the board of directors of Amigas Latinas initiated the Proyecto Latina: Descubriéndonos survey project in order to document and make known the unique experiences and challenges that Latina LGBTQQ women face in Metropolitan Chicago. This report documents the key findings from the project.
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Early Childhood Development - Your Options - How Do I Know If My Child Is Transgender?

Author(s): Stephanie Brill, Caitlin Ryan
Addresses the questions: What Is transgender? Can a Child Be Transgender? What Makes a Child Transgender? Why Canít My Child Be ""Normal""? How Should I Respond? How Can I know If Itís a Phase? Where Do I Get Help, Support, and More Information?"
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Is Your Agency Ready to Serve Transgender Survivors?

Tangible areas to think about include forms and paperwork, bathroom options, advertising, and publicity, displayed materials, referrals, feedback and complaint mechanisms. Intangible areas to think about include organizational culture and diversity, existing reputation, agency name, presence at transgender events, community participation and outreach, training, monitoring of attitudes and tone, client staff interactions and language, out T/LGB staff, and tracking T/LGB clients.
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Transgender Basics

This short film provides interviews with individuals self-identified as Transgender or Genderqueer. It also presents an overview of the spectrum of gender identity and sexual orientation.
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Proud Of Me! Activity book for encouraging a sexually healthy child (for boys)

This book is designed to do one thing: Create kids who are more comfortable talking about the sexual parts of their body.
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Mistreatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Elders

This research brief synthesizes the latest available information and research relating to the mistreatment of LGBT elders. Information is provided on the occurrence of abuse, isolation as a risk factor, issues affecting help seeking, and tips for working with LGBT elders.
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Information for Domestic Violence Providers about LGBTQ Partner Abuse

This guide includes examples of abuse relevant to LGBTQ communities, information on screening for survivors and abusers, differences from straight domestic violence, and barriers to services for LGBTQ people.
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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.
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Underserved Teen Victims Initiative: A Case Study Guide

This guide highlights the campaign activities of each site chosen to participate in the Underserved Teen Victims Initiative program, offering a unique look into each site’s work and celebrates its passion for teen victim outreach.
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Fact Sheet: Domestic Violence and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Relationships

A fact sheet about domestic violence among the LGBT population that includes information on the power and control wheel for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans relationships, information on survivors, types of abuse, transgender abuse, HIV/AIDS related abuse and barriers to seeking services.
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LGBTQ Relationships and the Law

The legal system is an important tool in your safety planning, whether you’re straight or LGBTQ. This short handout provides safety tips for LGBTQ youth for seeking legal assistance and protection.