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Same-Sex Domestic Violence
Strategies for Change

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September 1999 | 272 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This comprehensive resource book examines a broad range of issues that confront the victims of same-sex domestic violence and those who offer them services. Chapters include topics of practical concern, HIV, same-sex domestic violence, establishing safe-home networks for battered gay men, courtroom advocacy, coalition building and dating violence prevention.
 
PART ONE: PROLOGUE: HEARING THE PROBLEM
K J
Sharing My Story
Patrick Letellier
Rape
Curt Rogers
Personal Story
 
PART TWO: LEGAL PERSPECTIVES
Evan Fray-Witzer
Twice Abused
Same-Sex Domestic Violence and the Law  
Sandra E Lundy
Equal Protection/Equal Safety
Representing Victims of Same-Sex Partner Abuse in Court  
Andrea Cabral and Diane Coffey
Creating Courtroom Accessibility
 
PART THREE: ORGANIZING COALITIONS / BUILDING COMMUNITIES
Charlene Allen and Beth Leventhal
History, Culture and Identity
What Makes GLBT Battering Different  
Ann Russo
Lesbians Organizing Lesbians Against Battering
Bea Hanson and Terry Maroney
HIV and Same-Sex Domestic Violence
Curt Rogers
Six Steps
Organizing Support Services and Safe-Home Networks for Battered Gay Men  
Beth Crane et al
Lesbians and Bisexual Women Working Cooperatively to End Domestic Violence
Jennifer Margulies
Coalition Building 'Til It Hurts
Creating Safety Around S/M and Battering  
Tonja Santos
Woman-to-Woman Battering on College Campuses
José Toro-Alfonso
Domestic Violence Among Same-Sex Partners in the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Communities in Puerto Rico
Approaching the Issue  
Martha Lucía García
A `New Kind' of Battered Woman
Challenges for the Movement  
Sarah Sulis
Battered Bisexual Women
 
PART FOUR: PROVIDING SERVICES
Jennifer Grant
An Argument for Separate Services
Alma Banda Goddard and Tara Hardy
Assessing the Lesbian Victim
Gregory S Merrill
1 in 3 of 1 in 10
Sexual and Dating Violence Prevention Groups for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Youth  
Robb Johnson
Groups for Gay and Bisexual Male Survivors of Domestic Violence
Susan Cayouette
Running Batterers Groups for Lesbains

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