intimate partner abuse
Physical signs of strangulation in cases of domestic violence are not as obvious as we’re led to believe—so victims can suffer lethal related injuries and are seven times likelier to later die of homicide.
“If he was a monster all the time, perhaps it would have been easier to leave. But he could be kind and sensitive. And so I stayed."
If you're trans or queer, you're more likely to experience sexual assault or rape than cisgender or straight people. Experts say discussion of the problem is lacking—and certain myths about LGBTQ assault are to blame.
Making clothes is more than just dressing models for the catwalk.
A report released today by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs details the dire scenario faced by a large number of LGBTQ domestic violence victims—but progress may be on the horizon.