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Cultural Competence Content Topic Results

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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
total results: 417  | date published date added a-z

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  • General Material
September 2016

LGBTQ DV Targeted Recommendation: Ensure Family-Provider Wages and Benefits in order to Recruit and Retain Qualified Staff Members from Diverse LGBTQ Communities

Publisher(s):
This targeted recommendation advocates for domestic violence and anti-violence non-profits to address the lack of LGBTQ staff by ensuring family-provider wages for all employees.
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  • General Material
September 2016

LGBTQ DV Targeted Recommendation: Integrate Economic and Educational Access and Empowerment into DV Advocacy, Particularly for Transgender Survivors

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This targeted recommendation pushes for domestic violence organizations to expand their analysis of advocacy and violence prevention to include both economic and educational advocacy. 
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  • General Material
September 2016

LGBTQ DV Targeted Recommendation: Building Evidence Base for Effective LGBTQ Community Domestic Interventions, Programs, and Approaches

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This targeted recommendation from the National LGBTQ Institute on IPV outlines the rationale for researchers, funders, and LGBTQ-specific programs to conduct research and build evidence of the effectiveness of their work.
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  • General Material
September 2016

LGBTQ DV Targeted Recommendation: Improve Privacy as a Strategy to Increase LGBTQ Access to Existing DV Shelter Programs

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This targeted recommendation offers practical ways that domestic violence shelter programs can improve the privacy of survivors from policy changes to building remodeling to increase access to shelter for LGBTQ survivors.
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  • General Material
July 2016

Understanding Non-Binary People: How to Be Respectful and Supportive

Publisher(s):
This fact sheet includes basic information about gender identities beyond the male/female binary.
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  • General Material
July 2016

Understanding Transgender People: The Basics

Publisher(s):
This fact sheet from that National Center for Transgender Equality provides basic information and defines key terms such as transgender, gender identity, and gender expression.
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  • General Material
July 2016

Frequently Asked Questions About Transgender People

Publisher(s):
Answers to frequently asked questions about transgender people, including information on the transitioning process and costs, cross dressing, the difference between gender identity and sexual orientation, and discrimination faced by people who are transgender.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
July 2016

Supporting the Transgender People in Your Life: A Guide to Being a Good Ally

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This resource offers guidance on supporting a transgender individuals as well as tools to help change the world to be better for transgender communities.
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  • General Material
July 2016

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Queer Communites

Publisher(s):
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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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
June 2016

Transgender Youth Sexual Assault Survivors: Skills for Advocates

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This webinar addresses unique issues and strategies of working with both trans youth from supportive family structures and youth who do not have a stable home or school environment. Topics include barriers to accessing services, youth-specific confidentiality concerns, polyvictimization and intersectionality, and more.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
June 2016

How can my organization support transgender sexual assault survivors?

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In NRCDV's June 2016 TA Question of the month, Jennifer Benner provides guidance for supporting trans survivors of sexual assault, as well as links to additional resources for service providers.
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  • General Material
April 2016

HIV and Intimate Partner Violence among Asian American and Pacific Islander Women

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This fact sheet raises awareness about the nexus of HIV and IPV, analyzes factors contributing to elevated risk for Asian American and Pacific Islander women and girls, and contextualizes cultural barriers.