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Debunking Myths: The Truth About LGBT Intimate Partner Violence/Domestic Violence

Susan Holt, PsyD, LMFT, CCDVC, Manager, Los Angeles LGBT Center’s STOP Domestic Violence Program

Mieko Failey, Esq, Staff Attorney, Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Domestic Violence Legal Advocacy Project… 825 more words

LGBT

Internet Safety: Still Relevant, and More Important Than Ever

Everyone knows that the internet can be dangerous.  Throughout the early millennium, children were warned about the potential hazards of web use all the time, but a decade later the internet would be much more accessible.   323 more words

Child Maltreatment

WHITEWASH: British Lord Accused of Raping Boys Inside Parliament -06.24.1510:28 AM ET

New charges against a member of the House of Lords claim he violated and tortured children—even inside the highest government offices. Why isn’t he being prosecuted? 235 more words

Crime

Waiting for the light to change...

– Jenny

I am a student midwife, a sexual healthcare professional.

I have experienced sexual trauma.

These things are inextricably linked.

See the images clicking past like an old slide show, at once indistinguishable and intimately familiar, like strangers in a dream. 2,010 more words

Stories

Why do you THINK we want sex-segregated safe spaces?

From: Long-Term Follow-Up of Transsexual Persons Undergoing Sex Reassignment Surgery: Cohort Study in Sweden (2011)

“Second, regarding any crime, male-to-females had a significantly increased risk for crime compared to female controls (aHR 6.6; 95% CI 4.1–10.8) but not compared to males (aHR 0.8; 95% CI 0.5–1.2). 76 more words

Social Commentary

The Problem with Sexual Assault in the Military

*disclaimer* This is a very visually graphic and detailed blog about sexual assault. It’s my story and the truth. Don’t feel obligated to read this. 3,590 more words

Sexual Assault

When the body remembers what the mind forgets

I walked out of the day surgery room and said to my daughter “that was traumatizing“. She looked oddly at me because all that had been done was a routine non-malignant skin cancer removal on my neck and I had been through this before. 1,141 more words

Healing