Intimate partner violence and HIV/STD risk among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.

@article{Heintz2006IntimatePV,
  title={Intimate partner violence and HIV/STD risk among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.},
  author={Adam Jackson Heintz and Rita M. Melendez},
  journal={Journal of interpersonal violence},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          193-208
        }
}
  • Adam Jackson Heintz, Rita M. Melendez
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of interpersonal violence
  • To date, there has been little research examining HIV/STD risk among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals who are in abusive relationships. This article uses data collected from a community-based organization that provides counseling for LGBT victims of intimate partner violence (IPV). A total of 58 clients completed the survey, which inquired as to sexual violence and difficulties negotiating safer sex with their abusive partners. A large percentage of participants… CONTINUE READING

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