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Lgbt Domestic Violence

#WhyIStayed Is Our Hashtag, Too

Sarah Prager | Posted 11.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Sarah Prager

"Why I stayed," as a statement, is genderless, but people fill in the blanks to think it means a woman staying with a man who is physically hurting her.

WATCH: Being In The Closet Trapped Me In An Abusive Relationship

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 03.21.2014 | Gay Voices

It's been nearly 20 years since Cindy Abel escaped her relationship with an abusive girlfriend, but the memory still cuts deep. The verbal assaults...

Contextualizing Domestic Violence

Pierre R. Berastaín | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Pierre R. Berastaín

October was National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and as we carry on with holiday preparations, it might be easy to forget that intimate partner violence happens 24/7... every day of the year.

The Intersection of Infertility and Intimate Partner Violence

Pierre R. Berastaín | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Pierre R. Berastaín

We are all responsible for our own happiness, but we are our best selves when we are contributing to the happiness of others. Instead of investing in blame and criticism, spend time enjoying each other and being grateful for the love you share. Love creates life.

Protections for LGBT Survivors of Violence

Sharon Stapel | Posted 12.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Sharon Stapel

This October, the Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women will implement the reauthorized Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which is our nation's main response to domestic and sexual violence. This law explicitly addresses LGBT survivors of violence.

Woman Stabs Girlfriend For Not Having Dinner Ready On Time

Posted 10.30.2011 | Los Angeles

A Glendale, California woman was arrested Saturday after allegedly stabbing her girlfriend in a domestic dispute, reports the Glendale News-Press. The...