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

  title={Sexual violence and gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, intersex, and queer communities},
  author={Bianca Fileborn},
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… 
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