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Domestic Abuse and Disability- An LGBT Perspective

Disability and domestic abuse is a toxic combination with heightened risks and additional barriers to reporting. The new Serious Crimes Act which received royal assent in March 2015, included criminalising coercive control for the first time. Coercive control concerns patterns of behaviour which cause mental and emotional harm rather than physical. These can include threats, intimidation, and [...]

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PRESS RELEASE 28.01.15

#EDM 653 Campaign for safe accommodation for LGBT survivors A cross-party group of MPs, alongside LGBT Housing Association Stonewall Housing, have tabled an Early Day Motion highlighting the issue of domestic abuse in the LGBT community. Stonewall Housing are aware that not enough is being done to address the drastically under-reported problem of domestic abuse [...]

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PRESS RELEASE #Early Day Motion 653

A press release is available to download  here: Campaign for safe accomodatio for LGBT survivors PRESS RELEASE Research quoted is available from the following links: 1] Early Day Motion 653, Domestic Abuse in the LGBT Community. See:www.parliament.uk/edm/2014-15/653. [2] Stonewall (2008), Prescription for Change: Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Health Check. [3] Stonewall (2011), Gay and Bisexual Men’s Health Survey. [4] LGBT Youth Scotland and Scottish [...]

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A list of MPs who have all ready signed EDM 653

22 MP’s have signed so far. Find out if your MP is on the list. Name Party Constituency Date Signed Abbott, Diane Labour Party Hackney North and Stoke Newington 18.12.2014 Bayley, Hugh Labour Party York Central 12.01.2015 Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 07.01.2015 Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 06.01.2015 Champion, Sarah Labour Party Rotherham [...]

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