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Early Childhood Development - Your Options - How Do I Know If My Child Is Transgender?

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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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Gender Equality In Disasters: Six Principles for Engendered Relief and Reconstruction

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This document highlights gender equality and risk reduction principles for guiding disaster response.
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PFLAG National Glossary of Terms

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This glossary contains some working definitions and examples of frequently used (and misused) gender and sexuality terms as a starting point for dialogue and understanding.
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  • Training Tools

LGBT Intimate Partner Violence 101

This PowerPoint presentation discusses basic information on intimate partner violence in LGBT relationships. It defines common terms and phrases, provides information on both domestic and sexual violence in LGBT relationships and communities, and breaks down similarities and differences between LGBT and straight individuals who experience IPV.
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The NRCDV Access Initiative: Documenting our progress towards greater accessibility

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Be the change we wish to see in the world. That is just what the staff of the NRCDV had in mind when we launched the Access Initiative in 2006. The Initiative represented NRCDV's organizational commitment -- as an employer, service provider, and community member -- to individuals with disabilities and accessibility in general.
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Reducing Language Barriers to Combating Domestic Violence: The Requirements of Title VI

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This paper notes immigrant women's language barrier to accessing services for domestic violence. The paper provides guidance to police, prosecutors, courts, corrections centers, and shelter programs for determining their obligations toward immigrant women who experience domestic violence.
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Is Your Agency Ready to Serve Transgender Survivors?

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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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The Indian Child Welfare Act: A National Law Controlling the Welfare of Indigenous Children

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The affect of the situation to indigenous nations, who were losing children by the thousands, was essentially cultural genocide. Exposure of the problem and its causes imposed strong pressure on the United States government to address native child welfare law.
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What Is Audism: Introduction

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This webpage provides a list of various definitions of audism and several references that provide in-depth discussion of the concept.