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April 2016

Men and Sexual Trauma

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This page provides information on the unique experiences of men who face sexual violence. It discusses some common differences in mens experiences based on societal expectation and gender roles, which can dictate responses and reactions to disclosures of sexual violence.
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January 2016

2015 U.S. Transgender Survey Report

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The 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey is the largest survey examining the experiences of transgender people in the United States. The findings reveal disturbing patterns of mistreatment, violence, and discrimination and startling disparities between transgender people in the survey and the U.S. population when it comes to the most basic elements of life, such as finding a job, having a place to live, accessing medical care, and enjoying the support of family and community.
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January 2016

Identifying and Preventing Gender Bias in Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault: A Roundtable Discussion

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In August 2015, law enforcement officials, victim advocates, academics, and other subject matter experts convened to discuss a draft of the Department of Justice’s Identifying and Preventing Gender Bias in Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence publication and to share promising practices and to develop effective strategies for serving victims of these crimes. This document shares the discussion and opinions of the participants who attended the roundtable.
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  • Training Tools
January 2016

Teaching for Change: Building Social Justice Starting in the Classroom

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“Teaching for Change provides teachers and parents with the tools to create schools where students learn to read, write and change the world.” 
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January 2016

Adolescent Boys and Young Men: Engaging Them as Supporters of Gender Equality and Health and Understanding their Vulnerabilities

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This report highlights the importance of engaging adolescent boys and young men in sexual and reproductive health and rights and in gender equality.
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  • Training Tools
January 2016

Safe Space Kit

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The Safe Space Kit for educators provides background information on the experiences of many LGBT students and anti-LGBT bias, describes specific actions that school staff can take to support LGBT youth, discusses ways to teach students about combating bias and bullying, and provides strategies that can be used to promote change within schools.
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December 2015

45 Words You Should Know: HIV/AIDS

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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.
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December 2015

Identifying and Preventing Gender Bias in Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

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This guidance document from the U.S. Department of Justice is intended to reflect and further the department’s partnership with the police leaders, line officers and detectives who work tirelessly to ensure that policing is free from bias and to uphold the civil and human rights of the communities they serve.
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September 2015

Who Will Help Me? Domestic Violence Survivors Speak Out About Law Enforcement Responses

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This report contains the survey results which show a strong disconnect between victims of domestic violence seeking help from law enforcement and the support those authorities are tasked with providing. The report highlights a number of factors that create major obstacles for victims attempting to cope with domestic violence – from distrust of the authorities to fear of punishment from their abusive partner.
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September 2015

If You Really Care About Reproductive Justice, You Should Care About Transgender Rights

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Topics covered in this fact sheet fall under the following assertions: reproductive justice requires transgender people have access to comprehensive health care; reproductive justice means economic justice for trans women; reproductive justice demands an end to physical violence against transgender individuals; reproductive justice necessitates the use of inclusive language; how you can support transgender rights and reproductive justice.
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April 2015

This Workplace is a DV-Free Zone: Creating a Policy That Successfully Addresses DV in the Workplace

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The webinar reviews the importance of having a policy that addresses situations where the employee is either a victim or a perpetrator of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence, or stalking; principles that inform an effective policy; and features of Legal Momentum’s model policy.
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April 2015

HIV Among Transgender People

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This fact sheet includes facts and statistics about HIV prevalence in trans communities, and includes some of the challenges of reporting and collecting data about HIV prevalence among transgender people.