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How You Can Help a Friend Struggling with LGBT+ Domestic Violence During Lockdown

Domestic violence rates have surged worldwide during the coronavirus pandemic with some LGBT+ people particularly at risk. Organizations around the world have warned that young LGBT+ people may be stuck in hostile homes during the lockdown. Meanwhile intimate partner violence appears to have soared as couples face the pressures of…

This Domestic Abuse Survivor Broke Free From a Controlling, Violent Relationship

A domestic violence survivor speaks about how he overcame an abusive queer relationship, as the Home Office this week announced plans to provide funding to support LGBT+ domestic violence survivors. Matt Lloyd had been with his partner for a year and a half when he was convinced to move from…

Domestic Violence: It Happens in Gay Relationships Too

Extra stress in gay relationships may raise risk of domestic violence. Domestic violence occurs at least as frequently, and likely even more so, between gay relationships compared to opposite-sex couples, according to recent studies. Previous studies, when analyzed together, indicate that domestic violence affects 25 percent to 75 percent of lesbian,…

The Silent Epidemic: Helping GBT Men Speak Out About Domestic Violence

Original story from Huffingtonpost. As a professional editor who has spent a lifetime as a passionate reader, I know that we yearn to see our stories reflected in the books we read. We turn to literature to find out how others love and overcome loss – we hunger to read…

Gay Dating and Violence: Are You Dating an Abuser?

Same-sex domestic violence doesn’t seem like a big problem to many gay men. Statistics are hard to come by; it’s hard to know the scope of the problem.  Just like male rape, however, men find themselves being victimized on occasion. For men there can be the additional issue that because we…