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NCAVP Data Shows Alarmingly High Rates of Intimate Partner Voice for LGBT & HIV-Positive Individuals, from Human Rights Campaign, 10/29/2015

Friday, October 30, 2015

img-icon-newsThis week, the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Project (NCAVP) released new data on intimate partner violence.  The findings indicate lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT), and HIV-positive individuals are victims of intimate partner violence at an alarmingly high rate.

According to the report, people of color make up more than half of all LGBT and HIV-positive survivors of intimate partner violence.  Transgender individuals are more likely to experience intimate partner violence in public areas.  Bisexual people are more likely to experience sexual violence, and LGBT black individuals are more likely to be injured.  Unfortunately, 45% of the survivors that were surveyed did not report their experience to the police.

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