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November 2018

Gun Violence and LGBT Adults: Findings from the General Social Survey and the Cooperative Congressional Election Survey

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Suicide attempts, intimate partner violence, and other forms of interpersonal violence are a significant problem for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people; however, the extent to which guns contribute to LGBT morbidity and mortality is currently unknown. This study aims to fill gaps in knowledge about LGBT gun violence by generating estimates of gun ownership and attitudes towards gun control by sexual orientation and identifying opportunities to improve data collection about LGBT gun violence through a review of surveillance systems used to track gun violence.
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May 2018

2018 LGBTQ Youth Report

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HRC Foundation and the University of Connecticut released the largest-of-its-kind survey ever of more than 12,000 LGBTQ teenagers across the nation, the persistent challenges so many of them face going about their daily lives at home, at school and in their communities.
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January 2018

Individual Struggles, Widespread Injustice: Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People's Experiences of Systemic Employment Discrimination in New York City

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This report details the results of a survey done with over 600 trans and gender non-conforming New Yorkers on their experiences of employment discrimination, both during job searches and within the workplace. 
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January 2018

Day-to-Day Experiences of Emotional Tax Among Women and Men of Color in the Workplace

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For Asian, Black, Latinx, and multiracial employees, decades of research tells us that exclusion, discrimination, and bias can be daily experiences. This report examines the Emotional Tax levied on employees of color and actions that organizations can take to address and reduce the consequences and ensure that employees of color can thrive, advance, and contribute their best talents.
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January 2018

A Crisis of Hate: A Report on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Hate Violence Homicides in 2017

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This report from the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs examines the shockingly high rates of homicide in the LGBTQ community in the wake of the 2016 election and analyzes the socio-cultural context of these homicides.
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November 2017

Gender Bias in Sexual Assault Response and Investigation

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This 4-part bulletin series explores gender bias, both explicit and implicit, and the resulting stereotypes and attitudes that can influence the professional response to, and investigation of, sexual assault.
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  • Training Tools
October 2017

Balancing the Scales of Justice

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The “Balancing the Scales of Justice” webinar series outlines what gender bias is, its impacts on domestic and sexual violence investigations, and strategies for leaders to identify and address it within their agencies.
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  • Training Tools
October 2017

Addressing and Preventing Gender Bias Infographic

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This infographic from the International Association of Chiefs of Police introduces the concept of gender bias with data on those who have experienced DV/SA and the numbers that report to the police.
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August 2017

Start by Believing to Improve Responses to Sexual Assault and Prevent Gender Bias

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This training bulletin delves into the challenges that have been raised with the Start by Believing campaign, and the underlying philosophy of victim-centered approaches. In particular, this document addresses defense cross-examination aimed at exposing the law enforcement investigation of a sexual assault as biased.
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  • NRCDV Publications
June 2017

Let’s Talk about How We Talk…

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In NRCDV's June 2017 TA Question of the month, NSVRC prevention specialist Mo Lewis offers guidance on how to confront problematic language.
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May 2017

Domestic Violence Counts 2016: A 24-hour census of domestic violence shelters and services

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For the eleventh consecutive year, on September 14, 2016, NNEDV conducted a one-day unduplicated count of adults and children seeking domestic violence services in the United States. This annual census documents the number of individuals who sought services in a single 24-hour period, as well as the types of services requested, the number of service requests that went unmet due to a lack of resources, and the issues and barriers that domestic violence programs face as they strive to provide services to victims of domestic violence.
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February 2017

HIV and the LGBT Community

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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.