Job Vacancy at Brighton Rise

PROJECT WORKER – GB&T

(Gay, Bisexual & Trans* Men)

1 year Fixed-term Contract

scp 26 – 28 (£22,937– £24,472)

37 hours per week

Quote ref PWG 05/15/04

We are looking for a Project Worker to join our National award winning charity. … Read the rest

Stop Online Abuse

Galop are leading a new partnership involving Trans Media Watch, Women’s Resource Centre, Gires, Rights of Women,  All Sorts, and LGBT Consortuim,  funded by the GEO  to stop online abuse. Partners have come together to create a new website which  gives practical advice, gives information on how to access emotional support, and where to go for more information.   … Read the rest

Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Women’s Support Group

A monthly Wednesday evening support group from 6-7.30pm run by North London Rape Crisis in Islington was launched in February 2015.

The aim of the group is breaking isolation, providing information and ways to manage the impact of abuse, growth and the empowerment of women.… Read the rest

The Rabbit Event…Goes to Leicester. NEW DATE.

The Rabbit Event Due to popular demand, we are repeating this event in a new location.

If your work, organisation, service or activism involves providing services for lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans* survivors of domestic abuse, we would like to invite you to attend a national front line workers meeting.… Read the rest

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.… Read the rest

2013 Report on Intimate Partner Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and HIV-Affected Communities in the U.S.

For a second year in a row, the report shows highest homicide rate ever recorded

To download the full report please visit NCAVP online at www.ncavp.org

Reports of LGBTQ and HIV-affected intimate partner violence (IPV) increased slightly in 2013

For a second year in a row there were 21 IPV homicides of LGBTQ and HIV-affected people documented; the highest total recorded

In 2013, 76% of IPV homicide victims were gay men

Gay men, LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities of color, LGBTQ and HIV-affected youth and young adults, bisexual survivors, and transgender communities most impacted by IPV

LGBTQ and HIV-affected survivors of violence rarely go to the police, the courts or domestic violence shelters for support

 

NATIONAL—Today the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) released its report Intimate Partner Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ), and HIV-Affected Communities in theUnited Statesin 2013.… Read the rest

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.… Read the rest

New video and training resource

A new training film and resource for domestic violence and abuse in LGBT relationships is launched through the Centre for Applied Social Sciences (CASS).

The North East Domestic Abuse Project hosted by Victim Support is a regional development project working to improve services for victim/survivors of domestic violence and abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual and or trans (LGB and/or T) relationships.… Read the rest