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January 2017

The Man Box: A Study on Being a Young Man in the US, UK, and Mexico

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The Man Box report examines young men’s attitudes, behaviors, and understandings of manhood.
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December 2016

HIV Transmission

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This resource provides information about risks of transmission of HIV through various types of intercourse, injection drug use, and other activities.
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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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October 2016

Department of Justice Awards $9.85 Million to Identify and Prevent Gender Bias in Policing

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This press release issued by the U.S. Department of Justice announced the ten grant awards that were provided to enhance training and technical assistance nationally, support research and evaluation, and provide resources to law enforcement agencies to implement the guidance and improve law enforcement responses.
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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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May 2016

United States v. City of Newark: Consent Decree

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey and the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice issued a report in 2014 finding a pattern of unconstitutional policing by the Newark Police Department and reached an agreement in principle with the City of Newark to undertake wide-ranging reforms within the Police Department. A consent decree was agreed upon to ensure Newark Police Department move towards achieving effective community engagement
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May 2016

Understanding Gender-Biased Policing: Police Misconduct, Domestic Violence, and Sexual Assault

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This briefing paper defines and provides examples of gender-biased policing, suggests ways for police departments to address bias that may underlie certain practices and policies, and offers steps advocates can take to work toward police reform.
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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

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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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.