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

Stronger Together

Excellent guidance for women’s services on the inclusion of transgender women from Tayside violence against Women Training Consortium or the LGBT Domestic Abuse Project. An overview of the law and an excellent advocacy tool.… Read the rest