ROAR_full_v2 Just published. The final Roar Report on lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* (LGBT*) survivors experience of domestic abuse as spoken by LGBT* s survivors themselves. The last section includes recommendations which should be marked MUST READ for all commissioners and service funders. Please do download and circulate to your colleagues, researchers, networks, [...]
Opening doors launch a checklist to support providers of adult social care to ensure that services are truly inclusive of older lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people. the checklist was developed over 18 months in consultation with Opening Doors members and provides comprehensive guidence to local authorities and services working with older clients.
The coalition government are considering making squatting a criminal offence. please send comments/evidence/thoughts as to how it will impact survivors of domestic abuse who idenfy as LGBT
A landmark ruling in the Supreme Court that the definition of domestic violence in housing and homelessness law should include not only physical violence, threatening or intimidating behaviour but also any other form of abuse which may give rise to the risk of harm.