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.
ROAR_full_v2 Just published. The final Roar Report on lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* (LGBT*) survivors experience of domestic abuse as spoken by LGBT* s survivors themselves. The last section includes recommendations which should be marked MUST READ for all commissioners and service funders. Please do download and circulate to your colleagues, researchers, networks, [...]
If you ever wondered why lesbian, gay, bisexul and trans* survivors of domestic abuse remain with their abusive partners or family; what sort of violence they experience and why they are unlikely to report the violence to the police or other services, this is for you. A summery report based on the lived experiences of [...]
49% of gay and bisexual men have experienced domestic abuse from a family member or partner compared to 17% of men in the general population.
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