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Message boards for lesbian sexual assault
and rape survivors
Rainbow hope is the main and previously only support board for lgbtq rape and sexual assault victims. It's tone is very healing and safe. It's very well organized and there are seperate groups for trauma and general issues. The people there are extremely nice.
Mirrors. This board is here for Lesbian Survivors of abuse, rape and incest. Partners and friends of Lesbian survivors are also welcome.
I was concerned that
there was only one support group for lgbtq rape survivors so I started
a new one. Please feel free to join and post. The tone is healing and
it is meant as a safe place for survivors to share their stories and ask
Informative websites on Lesbian
The issues this article deals
with are sexual trauma particular to lesbians, police treatment, emotional
issues, gender oriented shame and how anti lesbian violence can effect
Information specifically for
gay and lesbian survivors
Sexual Assault & Rape Information
"Rape and sexual assault can happen to any woman, no matter what kind of person she is, what she looks like, or what her sexual orientation is. They are violent crimes used to exert power, humiliate, and control."
"The Northwest Network increases our communities' ability to support the self-determination and safety of bisexual, transgendered, lesbian, and gay survivors of abuse through education, organizing and advocacy."
This site contains links to more resources and articles on Sexual assault in the LGBT community.
Issues for LBGT Survivors of Sexual Assault - Lesbian and transgender information on sexual assault.
Sexual Assault in the Transgender Communities- An authoritative article on transgender sexual assault.
An Article on Lesbian sexual assault issues -
"The myths & stereotypes that surround lesbianism and bisexuality can create silence, shame and guilt which often prevent the survivor from coming forward to seek help."
Community United Against Violence - Gay and Lesbian Domestic Violence Bibliography
Queer Domestic & Sexual Violence Resources
Allison's personal site- Her experiences with lgbt sexual assault. Possibly triggering.
Online support for lgbt and transgender assault survivors from Allison's personal site.
|Woman on Woman
lesbian sexual assault information.
"Did you know that.......
* women can be raped by other
Female on - Female Abuse Links
"Our members are a diverse group of women of varying ages, backgrounds, locations, occupations, sexual orientations, family status, etc. What all our members have in common is the experience of having been sexually abused by their mother and the courage and fortitude to come share with and support other women on the same healing journey."
Lesbian Sexual Assault Brochure
"Why don't we hear more
Breaking The Silence: Sociologist
Studies Woman-to-woman Sexual Violence
Facts about lesbian rape.
"An initial inquiry into
the common reactions of the lesbian violence victim, as distinguished
from the straight female victim or the gay man.
Information on woman on woman sexual assault.
Sexual Assault & Rape Information
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