Considering the sensitivity of sexual orientation/gender identity (SO/GI) information and the potential vulnerability of sharing this information, it is important that providers and agencies adhere closely to ethical standards for the collection, use, and reporting of this data. These are key ethical principles that can guide how providers and agencies collect, use, and report SO/GI and other private information from clients

Key words: domestic violence, intimate partner violence, LGBTQ survivors, LGBTQ IPV, sexual orientation, gender identity, data collection, intake forms