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December 2016

Tips for Having an Informed Conversation About Domestic Violence and HIV

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This tip sheet discusses the intersection of DV and HIV and provides guidance for service providers working with HIV-positive DV survivors.
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September 2016

Questionable Questions About Transgender Identity

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This resource offers guidance on how to decide whether or not a particular question is appropriate to ask a transgender person. It also has answers to specific questions that many people have, as well as reasons why transgender people may be uncomfortable being asked these questions directly. 
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July 2016

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Queer Communites

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This document provides information specific to LGBTQ community members in an effort to provide culturally competent services. It includes information on specific tactics used by perpetrators in same-sex relationships and additional resources available to those who have experienced violence.
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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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  • 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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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

Two Spirits

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This documentary highlights the experiences of Native LGBTQ/Two-Spirit individuals and communities, examining the modern-day and historical factors that contribute to these communities' current experiences of discrimination and oppression.
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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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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.