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Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity 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.
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January 2017

Our Gender Revolution: Social Change to End Gender Violence Guide

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This guide is designed to be distributed to anti-violence program advocates and educators working with youth to create social change.
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December 2016

Sheltering Trans Men Webinar

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This 90-minute webinar uses three case studies to illustrate how placement decisions can be made. Includes a section on preventing and confronting bias.
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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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  • General Material
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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October 2016

Building LGBTQ Responses Within the Austin, Texas Police Department

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Law enforcement’s response to intimate partner violence and sexual assault within LGBTQ communities is often unsatisfactory. This webinar from the Battered Women's Justice Project highlights a few cities' effort to build change from within the police, and how trusting relationships can create positive outcomes for LGBTQ communities.
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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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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: Ensure that all Referrals to 911 and Law Enforcement are Informed, Individual, and Based on a Reasonable Expectation of Benefit in the Specific Situation

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This targeted recommendation highlights the historic challenges with law enforcement that domestic violence survivors, and especially diverse LGBTQ survivors, experience. This recommendation outlines considerations for mainstream and culturally-specific organizations regarding their referrals to law enforcement given this history of harm.
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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
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.