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