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UK guide for lesbian and bisexual women affected by sexual violence

UK guide for lesbian and bisexual women affected by sexual violence

The ground-breaking booklet is aimed at providing survivors of rape or sexual violence with information and help to find the support they need.

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One in three homeless people are LGB or T

One in three homeless people are LGB or T

One in three homeless young people are LGB or T. Bob Green, the CEO of Stonewall Housing talks about the reasons and stories behind the statistic.      

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2013 Report on Intimate Partner Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and HIV-Affected Communities in the U.S.

Bisexual Survivors

The 2013 report found that bisexual survivors were 1.6 times more likely to experience sexual violence, 2.2 times more likely to experience physical violence, and 2.6 times more likely to be injured as a result of IPV. NCAVP’s 2013 data reinforces the findings of the National Intimate Partner Violence Survey (NISVS), a prevalence study on intimate partner violence in LGB communities published by the Center for Disease Control in 2010. The NISVS report reveals that 61% of bisexual women and 37% of bisexual men experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking in their lifetimes within IPV.

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DRAFT RECOMMENDATIONS FOLLOWING SAFE AS HOUSES CONFERENCE

Following the last session at the Safe as Houses conference, we gathered together recommendations from delegates to put forward to local and national MP’s in the run up to national election in May 2015. These are summarised below. If you have further comments and suggestions, please email me or add to the comments section below or go to Linkedin LGBTDAF group to join the discussion.

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