Integrate economic and educational access and empowerment into domestic violence (DV) advocacy, particularly for transgender survivors.
Rethink pro-arrest policies and criminal justice reform using historic, current, and emerging knowledge from diverse sources in the DV field.
Ensure that all referrals to 911 and law enforcement are informed, individual, and based on reasonable expectation of benefit in the specific situation.
Improve privacy as a strategy to increase LGBTQ access to existing domestic violence (DV) shelter programs.
Ensure family-provider wages and benefits in order to recruit and retain qualified staff members from diverse LGBTQ communities.
Thank you to NW Network and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, who previously operated the National LGBTQ Institute on IPV, for generously making available many of these resources.