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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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Strengthening the law on domestic abuse: Our consultation response

Stonewall Housing strongly supports a change in the law to make coercive control a criminal offence. Stonewall Housing are a lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans*(LGBT) housing advice, support and advocacy service and deliver services that include a specialist domestic abuse advocacy service and a second tier LGBT Domestic Abuse Forum, supporting all organisations that deliver [...]

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LGBT* Domestic Abuse and Housing

The biggest barrier for survivors of domestic abuse is finding safe accommodation.  If you would like to find out more about housing options for LGBT people, please come along to the Safe As Houses Conference – Friday 26th September : London. For more information, CLICK

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Internship Proposal – Stonewall Housing – Roar Check List Project

To address this gap, we have created a unique risk assessment tool, which we are calling the Roar Check List. The questions on the check list are specific to LGBT survivors and are asked to provoke specific disclosures and to inform professional judgement.

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