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Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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: 242  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
June 2019

Preventing and Responding to Domestic Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Queer (LGBTQ) Communities

The select resources and research in this Special Collection illustrate the LGBTQ communities’ experiences with domestic violence within the U.S. Resources especially relevant to these individuals, as well as straight allies and professionals, address the issue of domestic violence in LGBTQ communities, relationships, and the impact on society. Guidance for enhancing culturally specific practice and policy initiatives is provided.
Special Collection
November 2017

Serving Trans and Non-Binary Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Author(s):
Despite the fact that people who identify as trans or non-binary experience violence at alarming rates, there are still significant gaps in services for these survivors of domestic and sexual violence. This collection supports advocates and agencies seeking to provide accessible, sensitive, and relevant services that are inclusive to survivors of all genders.
Special Collection
October 2011

Sexual Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Queer (LGBTIQ) Communities

The select resources and research in this special collection illustrates the LGBTIQ communities’ experiences with sexual violence within the US. Resources especially relevant to these individuals, as well as straight allies and professionals, address the issue of sexual violence in LGBTIQ communities, relationships, and the impact on society.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
May 2020

COVID-19 Impact Briefs

Publisher(s):
The National Resource Center for Reaching Victims conducted a series of listening sessions to unearth the impact the COVID-19 health crisis is having on underserved victims of crime and better resource the crime victim services field to respond to those needs. This series of impact briefs summarizes key findings.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2020

Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth is Violence Prevention

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This white paper explains how and why LGBTQ children and youth experience disproportionate rates of violence and trauma, and how those experiences tend to lead to even more violence and trauma down the road. Most importantly, it explains how this trajectory can be disrupted, even by neighbors and other bystanders. 
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
October 2019

DVAM! Advocacy and Male Survivors of Domestic Violence

Author(s): Publisher(s):
LGBTQ culturally specific programs have a long history of supporting bisexual men, transgender men, and gay men who have survived domestic violence. This webinar shares the North West Network’s approach to meaningfully supporting male survivors by centering the experiences of bi+, trans, and gay men, and shares tips and best practices in providing advocacy.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2019

Failing to Protect and Serve: Police Department Policies Towards Transgender People

Publisher(s):
This report is for advocates in and outside of law enforcement who are dedicated to improving the treatment and safety of transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming individuals by updating police department policies. The model policies are meant as a starting point to improve trust and police-community relations.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
April 2019

Is Your Agency Ready to Serve Transgender and Non-Binary Clients?

Publisher(s):
This self-assessment tool is useful for agencies that work with sexual assault and domestic violence victims and survivors. This 14-page, self-guided evaluation examines both tangible and intangible features within an organization.
Materials
  • General Material
November 2018

Gun Violence and LGBT Adults: Findings from the General Social Survey and the Cooperative Congressional Election Survey

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Suicide attempts, intimate partner violence, and other forms of interpersonal violence are a significant problem for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people; however, the extent to which guns contribute to LGBT morbidity and mortality is currently unknown. This study aims to fill gaps in knowledge about LGBT gun violence by generating estimates of gun ownership and attitudes towards gun control by sexual orientation and identifying opportunities to improve data collection about LGBT gun violence through a review of surveillance systems used to track gun violence.
Materials
  • General Material
October 2018

Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity (SO/GI) Data Collection: Guidance for FVPSA Grantees

Publisher(s):
This guidance document supports FVPSA grantees in determining the best ways to collect sexual orientation and gender identity data of survivors given the agency’s unique strengths, needs, and community context.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2018

Walking in Two Worlds: Domestic Violence in the Native LGBTQ and Two-Spirit Community

Publisher(s):
This page from the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center discusses domestic and sexual violence within Two-Spirit/Native LGBTQ communities and highlights the gaps in existing research on these communities' experiences of violence.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2018

2018 LGBTQ Youth Report

Publisher(s):
HRC Foundation and the University of Connecticut released the largest-of-its-kind survey ever of more than 12,000 LGBTQ teenagers across the nation, the persistent challenges so many of them face going about their daily lives at home, at school and in their communities.