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PRESS RELEASE 28.01.15

#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 [...]

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PRESS RELEASE #Early Day Motion 653

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. [2] Stonewall (2008), Prescription for Change: Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Health Check. [3] Stonewall (2011), Gay and Bisexual Men’s Health Survey. [4] LGBT Youth Scotland and Scottish [...]

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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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Call for Evidence

The National LGB&T Partnership is working with the Department of Health to develop a lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGB&T) companion to the Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework (ASCOF). This work follows the publication of an LGB&T companion to the Public Health Outcomes Framework in April 2013. The companion will set out the current evidence [...]

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