On the 26th November, LGBT* DAF held a unique conference called It’s Complicated, that focused on the inter-sectional needs and experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* survivors of domestic abuse.… Read the rest
Disability and domestic abuse is a toxic combination with heightened risks and additional barriers to reporting. The new Serious Crimes Act which received royal assent in March 2015, included criminalising coercive control for the first time. … Read the rest
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. … Read the rest
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.… Read the rest
Survivors Network is conducting research into the experiences of transgender and non-binary survivors of sexual violence. Currently, the vast majority of sexual violence support services are for either only men or only women.