Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-identified, gender-nonconforming, and queer specific resources
There's a reason that sexual violence is also known as gender-based violence: because it is about power and control over those who are different due to their sexual or gender identity. Queer and trans youth face higher rates of stranger assaults, mostly in the form of hate crimes based on their identity or perceived identity. The silence is thick around heterosexual, female survivors of rape; for those inhabiting other gender or sexual identities, it can be even harder to speak up and be heard. However, homophobia and transphobia are inextricably linked to sexiam and must be considered in any prevention project.
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2010 State of Higher Education for LGBT People
The most comprehensive national research of its kind to date. The report documents experiences of over 5000 LGBTQQ students, faculty, and staff at US colleges. http://www.campuspride.org/research/
Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project
The Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project is a grassroots, non-profit organization founded to assist and support victims and survivors of domestic violence, focusing on the GLBTQ community. http://gmdvp.org/
This website will guide you through documentation for campus administrators working with LGBTQ populations. Use these documents to construct a program for yourself.
OutFront Minnesota Anti-Violence Program
A broad-based effort to end violence and harassment against LGBT community members in Minnesota and support victim/survivors of violence. http://www.outfront.org/programs/avp
Show Me Love
Show Me Love! is a campaign to raise awareness about healthy relationships and provide resources for LGBTQ survivors of intimate partner violence. We celebrate fun, vibrant, healthy LGBTQ relationships. http://www.showmelovedc.org
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