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Family Law Education for Women - Videos in ASL (link)

Springtide Resources and Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) are pleased to announce the release of 3 new American Sign Language (ASL) videos related to family law.  All videos are presented...

What is Abuse? For the Trans community

Abuse has to do with Power and Control. In an unhealthy relationship, one partner begins doing things to try to exert power over their partner. When people hear the word abuse (or violence, or...

Starting Trans Activism around Abuse in Your Community

Join the Movement! Starting Trans Activism around Intimate Partner Abuse in your local community! Those of us who live in large cities usually have some access to local trans activism and services....

Sex Workers Deserve Better!

Sex Work is Real Work! As a trans sex worker, you are entitled to: Respectful clients! Respectful partners/boyfriends/girlfriends! Good pay and tips! A life free from violence, abuse, and harassment...

What can I do if someone I know is being abused? For the Trans community

Listen. Be open to listening to what they have to say. Just having a friend who will listen without judging can be really powerful. As trans people, we all know that, right? Remember how important it...

Checklist for Trans People to Identify Abuse

Your partner may be abusive if they: Refer to you as “it,” or with your old pronouns, especially when angry Coerce you into having or not having certain surgeries, especially sexual reassignment...

Responding to Emotional Abuse: How You Can Help Someone You Know

Violence against women, or woman abuse, happens to more women than we think.  Most women who are physically assaulted by their intimate partners are emotionally abused.  However, not all...

Personal Story: Demet Demir

by Demet Demirfrom Queer Resources Directory I realised that I was different when I was five or six. I felt that I liked to be close to my own kind. Yes, I had a different sexual identity. But it was...

Outing Same Sex Partner Abuse: Where are the Services for Gay and Bisexual Men?

by J. Roy Gillis   As Island and Letellier (1991, p.1) stated in their ground-breaking book on gay and bisexual male partner abuse, "gay [and bisexual] mens' domestic violence is not a new...

On Trafficking and Slavery

by Kamala Kempadoo Human trafficking is commonly equated with slavery as well as with prostitution, and often called "modern day slavery." However, these are erroneous equations, and it is...
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