The National LGBTQ Institute on Intimate Partner Violence
The National LGBTQ Institute on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a collaborative project of The Northwest Network and the National Coalition of Anti Violence Programs focused on improving research, practice and policy regarding domestic violence in LGBTQ communities.
One part of this project is the Literature Review, an online, curated library useful to activists, advocates, program planners and funders concerned about LGBTQ-DV. You can find it here.
“There’s No One I Can Trust” : The Impact of Mandatory Reporting on the Help Seeking and Well Being of Domestic Violence Survivors
This paper reports on a survey conducted in collaboration with the National Domestic Violence Hotline. Over 3600 people seeking help for domestic violence shared how their fears about and experiences of mandatory reporting impacted their ability to reach out for help.
First Recommendations for the Field
The following documents represent just ten in a series of targeted recommendations from the LGBTQ Domestic Violence Capacity Building Learning Center intended to improve policy, research, intervention and prevention efforts regarding LGBTQ DV.