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#LGBTBeyondRecognition

A LGBT+ Survivor Zine: Recognisable Introducing Neo, a non-binary young person who is facing changes in their relationship. Neo’s story was formed from the experiences of multiple survivors of domestic abuse from across the UK. All experiences drawn on were from survivors with the same or similar positionality to Neo. Their story touches on some…

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Black History Month 2020

As we round up Black History Month in 2020, we must acknowledge the particularly traumatic year this has been for Black communities, in the UK and abroad, between the disproportionate effect of COVID-19 on people of colour and the global response to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade. Black History Month…

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Joint briefing: The LGBT+ Community and Domestic Abuse

Domestic Abuse Bill, Third Reading, July 2020. To meet the needs of LGBT+ survivors in the Bill and its associated programme of work the Domestic Abuse Bill must: 1. Recognise that LGBT+ people are equally at risk of experiencing domestic abuse and face distinct barriers to accessing domestic abuse services, including the criminal justice system.…

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If you're an LGBT+ person experiencing domestic abuse, there are organisations that can help. Call the National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline for more - 0800 999 5428

#OutAgainstAbuse

In November 2019, the National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Project launched a social media campaign titled #OutAgainstAbuse. Aimed at raising awareness of domestic abuse in LGBT+ relationships and encouraging survivors to seek help, the campaign ran for four weeks on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. This page collects & archives the main content from the campaign. Lead…

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Survivor Story – Number Four

Transcript My family are quite conservative and when they suspected I might be gay, they started saying they would find me a wife. I tried to say no and that I didn’t want or need this, but the more I refused the more they would insist and make it clear that I had no choice…

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Survivor Story – Number Three

Transcript At first it was all just so wonderful, I’d met this lovely woman who wanted me around and who just seemed like she couldn’t get enough of me. I was very much swept away by it all, I felt like a teenager! There were long phone calls, that excitement to see her again, all…

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Survivor Story – Number Two

Transcript I’ve always been close with my family but being out around them was like a big deal for me you know? It took me ages to build up that confidence to do it and to be my real self with them. My brother had always been there for me, always always, with so much…

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Survivor Story – Number One

Transcript My ex was someone I’d known for quite a long time and I guess I thought they’d always been very sweet and caring. It wasn’t very long after we’d started dating that things started to feel a bit different – I remember one night being out with some friends and I wasn’t checking my…

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A national LGBT+ domestic abuse conference – Thursday 9th May 2019 – London

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Statement on the APPG on Hate Crime report

Statement on the APPG on Hate Crime report ‘How do we build on community cohesion when hate crime is on the rise’ released last week (Tuesday 05.02.19) Nik Noone, CEO of Galop said: Galop values the work of the All Party Partimentary Group on Hate Crime, however we cannot support some of the content of…

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