A press release is available to download here: Campaign for safe accomodatio for LGBT survivors PRESS RELEASE Research quoted is available from the following links: 1] Early Day Motion 653, Domestic Abuse in the LGBT Community. See:www.parliament.uk/edm/2014-15/653.  Stonewall (2008), Prescription for Change: Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Health Check.  Stonewall (2011), Gay and Bisexual Men’s Health Survey.  LGBT Youth Scotland and Scottish [...]
22 MP’s have signed so far. Find out if your MP is on the list. Name Party Constituency Date Signed Abbott, Diane Labour Party Hackney North and Stoke Newington 18.12.2014 Bayley, Hugh Labour Party York Central 12.01.2015 Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 07.01.2015 Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 06.01.2015 Champion, Sarah Labour Party Rotherham [...]
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. In the run-up to the General Election we think it’s vital that everything be done to raise the profile of this issue, so we’d like to encourage everyone [...]
2013 Report on Intimate Partner Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and HIV-Affected Communities in the U.S.
The 2013 report found that bisexual survivors were 1.6 times more likely to experience sexual violence, 2.2 times more likely to experience physical violence, and 2.6 times more likely to be injured as a result of IPV. NCAVP’s 2013 data reinforces the findings of the National Intimate Partner Violence Survey (NISVS), a prevalence study on intimate partner violence in LGB communities published by the Center for Disease Control in 2010. The NISVS report reveals that 61% of bisexual women and 37% of bisexual men experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking in their lifetimes within IPV.