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Celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility

Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) was founded on March 31, 2009 by Rachel Crandall as a day of awareness to celebrate transgender and gender-nonconforming people.  This year marks the first presidential proclamation recognizing the day. In his remarks, President Biden recognized generations of activism by transgender and nonbinary people. Despite this meaningful progress, the National Network to End Domestic Violence reminds us that our mission must do better: "Every trans person deserves respect and safety, including…
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Day 8: Let’s Talk About Intimate Partner Abuse in the LGBTQ Community

Intimate partner abuse is a pattern of behavior in which the thoughts, beliefs and conduct of an intimate partner are controlled through physical, emotional, sexual and/or economic violence. The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey published by Center for Disease Control and Prevention finds LGBTQ identified people experience intimate partner violence at rates similar to or higher than heterosexual people. For example, 44% of lesbian women and 66% of bisexual women will experience intimate…

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