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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.
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February 2017

HIV and the LGBT Community

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This informational guide reviews issues regarding LGBTQ identity and the intersections between HIV impact and racial, sexual, and gender identities. It explores some of the policy work being done by the HRC to end the epidemic.
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  • General Material
February 2017

Mapping Transgender Equality in the United States

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To help make sense of the policy landscape in the states for LGBT people, and transgender people specifically, "Mapping Transgender Equality in the United States" looks at legal equality for transgender people across the country.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
December 2016

Sheltering Trans Survivors Webinar Series

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This three-part series from FORGE offers information on sheltering trans women, trans men, and non-binary survivors of intimate partner violence.
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December 2016

Special Considerations for LGBTQ Immigrants

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LGBTQ immigrants enjoy the same rights under immigration law as all other non-citizens, but there are some areas where LGBTQ immigrants might face unique challenges. This document outlines some special considerations for LGBTQ immigrants, including visas for immigrant crime victims, asylum, and detention.
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  • NRCDV Publications
November 2016

NRCDV Stands Statement

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NRCDV affirms where we stand.
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October 2016

Shelter Tipsheets

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This series of tip sheets from FORGE is designed to assist domestic violence shelters in making their programs trans-inclusive.
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  • General Material
October 2016

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and HIV-Affected Intimate Partner Violence Annual Report

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This annual report contains detailed demographic data on survivors and victims of violence, information on abusive partners, and data on police, medical, and other direct service responses to LGBTQ and HIV-affected survivors. Reports dating back to 1998 can be found in the archives.
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  • General Material
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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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
September 2016

LGBTQ DV Targeted Recommendation: Rethink Pro-Arrest Policies and Criminal Justice Reform Using Historic, Current and Emerging Knowledge from Diverse Sources in the DV Field

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This targeted recommendation urges both mainstream and LGBTQ specific service providers to actively consider the negative systemic impacts of law enforcement and the criminal legal system on communities at the margins. 
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  • General Material
September 2016

LGBTQ DV Targeted Recommendation: Compensate LGBTQ Organizations for Their Expertise

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This targeted recommendation advocates for LGBTQ organizations to be fairly compensated (either monetarily or materially) for formal and informal training and TA support given to mainstream domestic violence organizations.
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September 2016

LGBTQ DV Targeted Recommendation: Involve, Learn From, and Build the Leadership of LGBTQ Youth

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Young people ages 12-24 experience violent crime at higher rates than the rest of the population. This targeted recommendation provides considerations and strategies for creating youth programming that lifts up the self-determination of LGBTQ youth experiencing violence.