LGBTQ Resources

LGBTQ Assessment 

SWIWC is assessing provider need regarding LGBTQ victim services to better develop training and technical assistance opportunities; please complete the assessment online or download form and email to Kurt Begaye   

 

 

Article:

Domestic Violence in the Transgender Community 

 

 

STATISTICS:

LGBT People of Color:

1.82 times as likely to experience violence as compared to white LGBT survivors and victims.*

1.7 times as likely to experience discrimination as compared to white LGBT survivors and victims.*

TRANSGENDER:

Transgender people experience poverty twice the national rate, while transgender people of color experience 4 times the national poverty rate.*

Transgender people of color are 2.59 times likely to experience police violence compared to non-people of color.*

GAY MEN:

3.04 times as likely to report incidents of hate violence to the police as compared to non-gay survivors and victims.*

1.56 times as likely to require medical attention as compared to non-gay male survivors and victims.*

*National Coalition of Anti-Violence Program 2013 release edition

 

 

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