• Corpus ID: 14951306

Sexual violence and gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, intersex, and queer communities

@inproceedings{Fileborn2012SexualVA,
  title={Sexual violence and gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, intersex, and queer communities},
  author={Bianca Fileborn},
  year={2012}
}
Although the vast majority of literature and research on sexual violence has focused on the experiences of heterosexual women, a burgeoning body of work has highlighted the occurrence of sexual violence within and against gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, intersex, and queer (GLBTIQ) communities. Research suggests that members of GLBTIQ communities may face significant levels of abuse, harassment and violence (Leonard, Mitchell, Pitts, Patel, & Fox, 2008; NSW Attorney General’s Department [NSW AGD… 
Intimate partner violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer communities
Intimate partner violence within LGBTIQ relationships was largely unacknowledged until recently and as such has been absent from governmental, policy and service/practice responses to intimate
Family violence laws: Traditional narratives and the (in)visibility of lesbian relationships and lesbian-parented families
TLDR
The extent to which family violence laws in two Australian jurisdictions recognize and frame lesbian identity in intimate relationships and lesbian-parented families is considered, considered in light of the emerging conceptualization of family violence in lesbian relationships and gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and intersex communities.
AUSTRALIAN CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF SEXUAL ASSAULT Sexual revictimisation Individual , interpersonal and contextual factors
There is a complex array of variables related to sexual revictimisation. Although prevalence is difficult to ascertain, several studies relate that people who have been sexually abused as children
Unwanted Sexual Attention in Licensed Venues: Considering LGBTIQ Young Adults' Experiences and Perceptions
English Abstract: Sexual violence within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/transsexual, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) communities remains largely under-researched and under-theorised. Yet,
Sexual assaults on gay and bisexual men: Barriers to reporting to the police
Sexual assault is a matter of public concern that affects many individuals globally, regardless of their gender and sexual orientation. With many survivors of sexual assaults choosing not to report
A systematic review on LGBTIQ Intimate Partner Violence from a Western perspective
Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) as experienced by minority populations is poorly understood. Within the Western world, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Queer or Questioning
‘Typical scripts’ and their silences: exploring myths about sexual violence and LGBTQ people from the perspectives of support workers
ABSTRACT Sexism, heterosexism and cissexism shape what is visible and knowable about sexual violence for LGBTQ people. While there is a plethora of research into ‘rape myths’ as they pertain to
Gender identity, sexual orientation and adverse sexual experiences in autistic females
TLDR
Investigation of the representation of gender and sexual diversity within autistic females indicates that autistic females present with greater diversity in their sexual identities than individuals without autism, with those with a homosexual sexual orientation being at greater risk of experiencing adverse sexual encounters.
The exception that proves the rule: female sex offending and the gendered nature of sexual violence
This Research Summary demonstrates that female sex offending, although a serious issue, makes up a very small percentage of all sex offences. Correctional services data show a prevalence rate of just
The “Rosie Batty Effect” and the Framing of Family Violence in Australian News Media
When 11-year-old Australian boy Luke Batty was murdered by his father, his mother Rosie Batty used her authority as a high-profile victim to orchestrate a sustained and nationwide campaign to address
...
1
2
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 48 REFERENCES
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth: Victimization and its correlates in the USA and UK
Research on lesbian, gay and bisexual young people in the USA and UK has provided an important tool for advocacy and for developing appropriate public policy. Studies suggest that lesbian, gay and
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people's experiences of distress: resilience, ambivalence and self-destructive behaviour.
TLDR
A range of strategies that LGBT young people employ in the face of distress are described, categorised as resilience, ambivalence and self-destructive behaviour (including self-harm and suicide), which have potential implications for health and social care.
Sexual Assault Support Services and Community Systems
TLDR
This exploratory, mixed-methods study examines the relationship between community attitudes toward LGBTQ persons and associated community responses to LGBTQ sexual assault victims.
Sexual Coercion Among Gay and Bisexual Men in Aotearoa/New Zealand
TLDR
Some of the factors relating to men's vulnerability to coercion were exacerbated by some features of gay sexual culture; in particular those aspects associated with existing in a marginalized territory within a wider heteronormative context.
The role of social and professional support seeking in trauma recovery: lesbian, gay and bisexual experiences of crime and fears for safety
Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people are often victims of crime, hate crime or regularly fear for personal safety. Although very few LGB people report assaults or injury to law enforcement, many
Woman-to-Woman Sexual Violence: Does She Call It Rape?
Most legal systems are unequipped to deal with woman-to-woman sexual assault; women's services do not have the resources to reach out to its victims; and lesbian and gay communities face hurdles in
Same-Sex Intimate Partner Violence: Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Affirmative Outreach and Advocacy
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is pervasive and crosses all boundaries of sexual orientation, race, and class. Scholars contend that the intimidation of another person through abusive acts and words
Coming forward: the underreporting of heterosexist violence and same sex partner abuse in Victoria
Coming forward reports on the responses of 390 gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual and transgender (GLBT) Victorians to an online survey asking them about their experiences of heterosexist violence
“Family” Support for Family Violence: Exploring Community Support Systems for Lesbian and Bisexual Women Who Have Experienced Abuse
TLDR
This study of 11 lesbian and bisexual women's experiences seeking support revealed several tiers of unmet needs within the LGBT community, and a model presents the different stages and potential sources of support.
Violence against women and suicide risk: the neglected impact of same-sex sexual behaviour.
TLDR
Data from the National Survey on Violence against Women in France carried out in 2000 on a representative sample of 6,970 women found that women who had sex with women (WSW) were more likely to be of a high socio-economic level and living in large cities and had a more diverse sexual life.
...
1
2
3
4
5
...