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Terra Slavin

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Domestic Violence in the LGBT Community: It's Time for a Change!

(1) Comments | Posted October 8, 2014 | 5:35 PM

Co-Author: Susan Holt, PsyD, LMFT

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the United States and, as the Ray Rice situation so well portrays, intimate partner violence (more commonly known as domestic violence) remains a very significant problem. In Rice's apologies to his wife he said, "Violence of any kind,...

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Why VAWA Must Include LGBT Survivors

(2) Comments | Posted May 25, 2012 | 3:11 AM

The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center works every day with some of the most vulnerable lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) survivors of domestic and sexual violence, including many immigrants -- survivors who will be put at risk by the changes made by the House of Representatives to the Senate...

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