This toolkit is intended to be a starting point for promoting LGBTQ survivors’ access to domestic violence shelter spaces.

This self-assessment tool serves as a way for Domestic Violence Service Providers to evaluate their organizational capacity, policies, and practices to identify areas to improve access to LGBTQ survivors.

This self-assessment tool serves as a way for LGBTQ Social Service Providers to evaluate their organizational capacity, policies, and practices to identify areas to improve access to LGBTQ survivors.

This tip sheet for mental health service providers, advocates and organizations was created by The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health in collaboration with the National LGBTQ Institute on Intimate Partner Violence.

This zine serves as a survivor-defined, trauma-informed, intersectional guide for the community by the community. Readers will gain an understanding of domestic violence, learn how the LGBTQ+ community is uniquely impacted, and get resources for safety plan and get support.

Supporting agencies and providers to accurately and responsively collect sexual orientation and gender identity (SO/GI) data on the clients they serve has been a priority area of the National LGBTQ Institute on Intimate Partner Violence since its inception. This guide offers valuable ways to collect this data given your agency’s strengths, needs, and community context.  

Futures Without Violence offers several powerful resources specifically for health care providers. These resources include a safety card, a transgender/GNC specific safety cards, and a poster for positive visual cues. 

This guide explains the complexity of gender nonconforming identities. It explores the proper use of neutral and inclusive language in Spanish.

This is the 2016/2017 Report on Victimization by Sexual Identity created by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. It includes data on sexual violence (SV); stalking; intimate partner-perpetrated contact sexual violence (CSV), physical violence (PV), and/or stalking, and IPV.  

A fact sheet on the experiences, barriers, and prevalence of male sexual assault, along with resources available to survivors.

To understand the anti-trans legislation that has been introduced and the effects of this legislation on transgender survivors.  

To effectively serve LGBTQ+ survivors of domestic violence so that they can obtain safety, stability, and support in navigating abusive relationships, states must change mandatory reporting laws for medical care providers.

Strategies for social service providers to combat stigma, bias, and violence that LGBTQ+ survivors of IPV may face related to human Monkeypox (hMPXV).

The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s report about LGBTQ domestic violence and sexual assault.

A guide for domestic violence and sexual assault service providers working with LGBTQ people of color.

A report that assesses the risk of lethality for LGBTQ+ survivors of partner abuse.

An expansive list of words and definitions that are important to know when providing healthcare for queer and trans folks.

The Human Rights Campaign’s report on the impact of COVID19 on LGBTQ survivors of IPV. This report provides solutions and next steps that service providers can take to mitigate the harm caused by the pandemic on LGBTQ survivors.

Best practices and appendix of words and definitions to know for working with LGBTQ patients in clinical settings.

This manual provides an overview of terms, statistics, and recommendations for improving service delivery and outreach for LGBT survivors.

Glossary of terms, quick statistics, and resources that center the experiences, strengths, and needs of people within the LGBTQ2S+ community.

This article reviews the literature on LGBTQ IPV, identifies barriers, and provides suggestions for future research, policy, and practices for healthcare providers.

A toolkit created by the New York State LGBTQ Intimate Partner Violence Network to address concerns that staff members at domestic violence programs may have regarding sheltering survivors whose gender and/or sexual identity may be different from the majority of survivors most often served by the shelter.

A guide with recommendations to service providers and criminal justice professionals so that they may be better equipped to provide the specialized services and resources needed by LGBTQ+ trafficking victims and survivors.