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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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A National Front Line Workers meeting for those supporting LGBT survivors of domestic abuse

The Rabbit Event…Goes to Leicester. NEW DATE.

f your work, organisation, service or activism involves providing services for lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans* survivors of domestic abuse, we would like to invite you to attend a national front line workers meeting.

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LGBT Domestic Abuse – Please Lobby your MP to Support the Campaign

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. In the run-up to the General Election we think it’s vital that everything be done to raise the profile of this issue, so we’d like to encourage everyone [...]

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Ho! Ho! Homo/bi/trans-phobia

A free half day workshop which will focus on domestic abuse and housing in the festive period for LGB and T* people.

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