LGBTQ

End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (WCADV) and the Wisconsin Sexual Assault Coalition co-sponsor a statewide committee whose vision is to give voice to people who are under-represented based on gender identity and/or sexual orientation; to promote the social changes necessary to end sexual and domestic violence in LGBT Communities by changing societal attitudes, practices and policies through education, advocacy and social action.

Training is available on how to provide inclusive services to the LGBT Community.

Funders for LGBTQ Issues launched a historic, online resource to help grantmakers understand the critical issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBTQ) communities of color. This toolkit includes a range of original funder tools, perspectives from foundation and nonprofit leaders in the field, related publications and much more. We hope to enhance the philanthropic conversation on opportunity, diversity and equity.

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Selected Resources

Diversity, Multiculturalism & Anti-Oppression - a manual for domestic abuse programs in Wisconsin

Created by the Access Committee of the Governor's Council, this Anti-Oppression Manual was created to help explore ways in which an anti-oppression framework can be applied to our work on a daily basis to end domestic violence.

WCADV/WCASA LGBT Statewide Committee

WCADV and WCASA co-sponsor a statewide committee to give voice to people who are under-represented, based on gender identity and/or sexual orientation and whose lives have been effected by sexual and/or domestic violence. Our membership includes community members, program staff, direct-service advocates and people interested in addressing the issues of sexual and domestic violence for the LGBT community. Contact us if you are interested in joining us: Email

LGBTQ Resource Library

Compiled by WCADV and WCASA, this document is an extensive list of organizations and other resources for the LGBTQ community and supporters. Includes resources on advocacy, legal issues, marginalized populations, community education, health care, spirituality, anti-violence, hotline information and more.

Amigas Latinas DV/LGBT Fact Sheet

2007-Fact Sheet regarding Parenting, Citizenship, Discrimination, Violence and Health for LGBTQ Latinos (from Chicago-area).

Grant-making toolkit on LGBTQ communities of color

Funders for LGBTQ Issues launched a historic, online resource to help grantmakers understand the critical issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBTQ) communities of color. This toolkit includes a range of original funder tools, perspectives from foundation and nonprofit leaders in the field, related publications and much more. We hope to enhance the philanthropic conversation on opportunity, diversity and equity.
http://www.lgbtracialequity.org/

LGBT Power and Control Wheel

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Power & Control Wheel illustrates the behaviors and tactics an abusive partner will use to gain and maintain power and control over the person they are abusing.

LGBT Publications

A list of publications is provided to assist programs in providing inclusive services to LGBT victims and survivors. For easy access, each resource description includes a direct link to the publication.

LGBTQ People of Color

Gathered are a few additional LGBTQ resources with information on Domestic Violence and People of Color.

LGBTQ Program Providers

Gathered resources of LGBTQ Domestic Violence articles and publications for program providers and services.

LGBTQ Transgender

Gathered resources and publications for LGBTQ Trangenders

LGBTQ Youth

Gathered resources for LGBTQ youth and Domestic Violence.

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs

Provides national advocacy for local LGBT Programs and a vast amount of useful information, reports and resources.National Coalition: www.avp.org/about-avp/coalitions-a-collaborations/82-national-coalition-of-anti-violence-programs, New York City AVP: www.avp.org

The Northwest Network

Increases the communities' ability to support the self-determination and safety of bisexual, transgendered, lesbian and gay survivors of abuse through education, organizing and advocacy. Support and advocacy is provided to LGBT folks of all genders who are surviving abuse. www.nwnetwork.org

Training Brochure: Providing Inclusive Services to LGBT Survivors

This one day training is designed primarily for sexual assault and domestic violence agency staff, coordinated community response teams and others working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender (LGBT) victims/survivors of sexual and domestic violence in intimate partner relationships. Open the file for details.

LGBTQ 101: Terminology, Concepts & LGBTQ Intimate Partner Violence (Recorded 2.17.2015)

THIS RECORDING

This webinar focuses on increasing knowledge about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) identities in an effort to provide inclusive services to these communities and to prevent discrimination, harassment, and bullying.  After completing the recorded webinar, viewers will be able to understand a brief LGBTQ history, describe terms and concepts related to LGBTQ identities, and explain similarities and differences between IPV in LGBTQ and non-LGBTQ relationships.

THE SERIES

It is the first of a three-part series about inclusion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) individuals, and how to develop non-discrimination and anti-harassment policies.

The series is provided by the Department of Children and Families (DCF) Domestic Abuse Program, and presented by Molly Herrmann, statewide training consultant and member of the End Domestic Abuse WI and WI Coalition Against Sexual Assault LGBTQ Committee. Services Act (FVPSA) federal requirements. Webinars 2 and 3 are: Creating a Welcoming and Inclusive Environment and Services for LGBTQ People, and Development and Maintenance of Policies Prohibiting  Discrimination and Harassment of LGBTQ People.

The series offers a wonderful opportunity to reflect on organization practices and culture, and to build bridges between existing knowledge and skills and innovative, emerging practices, while also meeting the DCF training requirement. 

All staff of DCF domestic violence programs receiving FVPSA funding must view each webinar live (February and March 2015) or recorded.  

GO TO RECORDING

To view and listen, CLICK HERE. You will be directed to a short survey and the link to the recorded webinar.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION AND ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

When you have completed the recorded webinar, download the certificate below.  It can be completed electronically or by hand and printed. Handouts are also available for download.