Domestic Abuse

LGBT Survey – Roar: Because Silence Is Deadly

Many lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT*) people experience domestic abuse from partners, ex-partners, intimate contacts or extended family members. In light of the Equality Act, public services have a duty to help meet their needs. Help us find out if the law has been put into practice

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Woman-to-woman Sexual Violence Study

Women over the age of 18 are being invited to take part in a study exploring their experience of woman-to-woman sexual assault – an extremely important yet under-researched area. This study has been approved by Plymouth University’s Ethics Committee, and is completely confidential.

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Paws For Women

Preventing abuse and women’s silence. Domestic abuse is a problem in the lesbian, bisexual and trans women’s community – it happens just as regularly as in heterosexual relationships. But we aren’t talking about it with each other.

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Physical Violence

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Blackmail

I’m a bi-man. I’m married. An ex- work colleague has found out I’m bi and he’s threatened to ‘tell everyone at work and my neighbours that I’m really gay’. He threatened to tell everyone unless I give him £5000. It is a crime for someone to make a menacing demand for the purposes of gaining…

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Count Me In

Study based on the experiences of homophobic and transphobic abuse and domestic violence among LGBT people in the London boroughs of Bexley and Greenwich, surveyed in 2004.

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Domestic abuse is any kind of threatening behaviour, violence, or abuse between people who have been intimate partners or family members. Click for more

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