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Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity Content Topic Results

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July 2016

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Queer Communites

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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
July 2016

Schools in Transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools

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This guide provides resource and a blueprint for safe, supportive, and inclusive schools for transgender youth.
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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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March 2016

Gender-Integrated Shelters: Experience and Advice

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This report focuses on the agencies who have integrated or are in the process of integrating transgender and gender nonconforming individuals, as well as men, into their domestic violence shelters.
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  • General Material
March 2016

Do You See How Much I'm Suffering Here? Abuse Against Transgender Women in U.S. Immigration Detention

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This report documents 28 cases of transgender women who were held in US immigration detention between 2011 and 2015, more than half of whom were held in men’s facilities at some point.
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March 2016

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

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Asian American and Pacific Islander women and girls face unique obstacles as they operate in a social sphere shrouded in silence and stigma about HIV and IPV. This factsheet 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.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2016

Serving Trans Survivors: A 101 Training for Advocates

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This webinar is designed to assist sexual assault service providers in better serving transgender survivors. Many providers are committed to serving transgender clients, but seek additional information in order to provide more competent and sensitive services. This webinar will primarily focus on basic transgender concepts, but will include references and examples specific to sexual assault service providers.
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  • General Material
January 2016

LGBTQ Inclusivity in the Medical Setting

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This tip sheet offers guidance to medical settings for providing health care that is respectful and responsive to the diverse needs of LGBTQ youth.
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  • General Material
January 2016

Two Spirits

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This documentary highlights the experiences of Native LGBTQ/Two-Spirit individuals and communities, examining the modern-day and historical factors that contribute to these communities' current experiences of discrimination and oppression.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2016

Safe Space Kit

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The Safe Space Kit for educators provides background information on the experiences of many LGBT students and anti-LGBT bias, describes specific actions that school staff can take to support LGBT youth, discusses ways to teach students about combating bias and bullying, and provides strategies that can be used to promote change within schools.
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  • General Material
January 2016

2015 U.S. Transgender Survey Report

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The 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey is the largest survey examining the experiences of transgender people in the United States. The findings reveal disturbing patterns of mistreatment, violence, and discrimination and startling disparities between transgender people in the survey and the U.S. population when it comes to the most basic elements of life, such as finding a job, having a place to live, accessing medical care, and enjoying the support of family and community.