weekend workshop on domestic abuse experienced by LGBT people.
Roar Conference Update Many thanks to all those who took part in the Roar conference on Friday 20th September. The theme of this years event was to focus on the lived experience of domestic abuse and to help inform the conference, we asked LGBT*survivors of domestic abuse to take part in the Roar survey [...]
It takes emotional strength to talk about domestic abuse. We know that to live in a world where heterosexuality and cisgender identity is privileged also takes an inner strength. That inner rebellious spirit to live and love who you want to is the same spirit that can help you survive abuse. We use the word “survivor” as a recognition that not all of us do survive domestic abuse. For those of us left and in a position to speak up, it’s time to start shouting.