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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.
total results: 250  | date published date added a-z

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  • General Material
September 2016

LGBTQ DV Targeted Recommendation: Compensate LGBTQ Organizations for Their Expertise

Publisher(s):
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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  • General Material
September 2016

LGBTQ DV Targeted Recommendation: Direction Regarding Mandatory Reporting and Youth

Publisher(s):
This targeted recommendation urges youth-serving organizations to consider the various unintended consequences of mandatory reporting policies, particularly for LGBTQ and other systemically marginalized youth.
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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

Publisher(s):
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: 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: Ensure that all Referrals to 911 and Law Enforcement are Informed, Individual, and Based on a Reasonable Expectation of Benefit in the Specific Situation

Publisher(s):
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

Publisher(s):
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

Publisher(s):
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 Transgender People: The Basics

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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
  • Training Tools
July 2016

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

Publisher(s):
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

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

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
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.