Launched during LGBT History month at Toynbee Hall, itself a historical catalyst and home of social change and reform, a new report by Stonewall Housing ‘Finding Safe Spaces: Understanding the experiences of lesbian, gay bisexual and trans* (LGBT*) rough sleepers’ focuses on the events and journeys of LGBT* homeless and rough sleepers. Click to download [...]
#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 [...]
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.  Stonewall (2008), Prescription for Change: Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Health Check.  Stonewall (2011), Gay and Bisexual Men’s Health Survey.  LGBT Youth Scotland and Scottish [...]
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.
- National funding to support survivors
- Do we need a new way of working- supporting all LGBT* victim/survivors of violence and abuse.
- Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Women’s Support Group
- Domestic Homicide Reviews and LGBT victims
- Finding Safe Spaces: Accommodation, Appropriateness and LGBT Rough Sleepers
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