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  • LGBTQ Intimate Partner Violence: Lessons for Policy, Practice, and Research

    LGBTQ Intimate Partner Violence: Lessons for Policy, Practice, and Research

    by University of California Press

    Hardback book Publish date: February 2017 Nationally representative studies confirm that LGBTQ individuals are at an elevated risk of experiencing intimate partner violence. At the same time, while many similarities exist between LGBTQ and heterosexual intimate partner violence, research has illuminated a variety of unique aspects of LGBTQ intimate partner violence regarding the predictors of perpetration, the specific forms of abuse experienced, barriers to help-seeking for victims, and policy and intervention needs. This is the first book that systematically reviews literature regarding LGBTQ intimate partner violence, draws key lessons for current practice and...

  • Modern Families: Parents and Children in New Family Forms

    Modern Families: Parents and Children in New Family Forms

    by Susan Golombok

    Modern Families brings together research on parenting and child development in new family forms including lesbian mother families, gay father families, families headed by single mothers by choice and families created by assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilisation (IVF), egg donation, sperm donation, embryo donation and surrogacy. This research is examined in the context of the issues and concerns that have been raised regarding these families. The findings not only contest popular myths and assumptions about the social and psychological consequences for children of being raised in new...

  • Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: Issues in Society - Volume 378

    Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: Issues in Society - Volume 378

    by Editor: Justin Healey

    Sexual orientation and gender identity are separate, distinct parts of people’s overall identity. Equality and freedom from discrimination are human rights belonging to all people, however, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, gender diverse and intersex (LGBTI) people experience harassment and hostility in many areas of everyday life. Under recently enacted Australian law it is illegal to discriminate against a person on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status. Same-sex couples are now also protected from discrimination under the definition of ‘marital or relationship status’. This book explores issues...

  • That's So Gay!: Challenging Homophobic Bullying

    That's So Gay!: Challenging Homophobic Bullying

    by Jonathan Charlesworth

    Are you eager to challenge homophobic name-calling in your school but unconfident about how to go about it? Would you recognise homophobic bullying, and what can your school do about it? That's So Gay! is an accessible, practical guide to making your school a safer place and creating an inclusive bully-free culture. It shows you what homophobic bullying looks like, who experiences it, and explores the reasons young people bully others homophobically. It also reveals why young people are often reluctant to report homophobic bullying, the increasing role played by...

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