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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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LGBT Domestic Abuse – Please Lobby your MP to Support the Campaign

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. In the run-up to the General Election we think it’s vital that everything be done to raise the profile of this issue, so we’d like to encourage everyone [...]

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UK guide for lesbian and bisexual women affected by sexual violence

UK guide for lesbian and bisexual women affected by sexual violence

The ground-breaking booklet is aimed at providing survivors of rape or sexual violence with information and help to find the support they need.

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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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