Same-sex domestic violence [electronic resource] : strategies for change / Beth Leventhal, Sandra E. Lundy, editors.

"After years of willful or negligent silence, the gay/lesbian/bisexual communities, the battered women's communities, academicians, and even portions of the general public are beginning to realize that same-sex domestic violence is a serious social and public health issue." "Same...

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Online Access: Full Text (via SAGE)
Other Authors: Lundy, Sandra E., Leventhal, Beth
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©1999.
Series:Sage series on violence against women.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Sandra E. Lundy, Beth Leventhal
  • Prologue: Hearing the Problem
  • Sharing My Story / KJ
  • Rape / Patrick Letellier
  • Personal Story / Curt Rogers
  • Legal Perspectives
  • Twice Abused: Same-Sex Domestic Violence and the Law / Evan Fray-Witzer
  • Equal Protection/Equal Safety: Representing Victims of Same-Sex Partner Abuse in Court / Sandra E. Lundy
  • Creating Courtroom Accessibility / Andrea Cabral, Diane Coffey
  • Organizing Coalitions/Building Communities
  • History, Culture, and Identity: What Makes GLBT Battering Different / Charlene Allen, Beth Leventhal
  • Lesbians Organizing Lesbians Against Battering / Ann Russo
  • HIV and Same-Sex Domestic Violence / Bea Hanson, Terry Maroney
  • Six Steps: Organizing Support Services and Safe-Home Networks for Battered Gay Men / Curt Rogers
  • Lesbians and Bisexual Women Working Cooperatively to End Domestic Violence / Beth Crane, Jeannie LaFrance, Gillian Leichtling, Brooks Nelson, Erika Silver
  • Coalition Building 'Til It Hurts: Creating Safety Around S/M and Battering / Jennifer Margulies
  • Woman-to-Woman Battering on College Campuses / Tonja Santos
  • Domestic Violence Among Same-Sex Partners in the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Communities in Puerto Rico: Approaching the Issue / Jose Toro-Alfonso
  • A "New Kind" of Battered Woman: Challenges for the Movement / Martha Lucia Garcia
  • Battered Bisexual Women / Sarah Sulis
  • Providing Services
  • An Argument for Separate Services / Jennifer Grant, Bisexual Women.