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Boston Celebrates 25 Years Preventing LGBT Partner Abuse

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
On April 24, 2014 The Network/La Red will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a rockin’ gala fundraiser at The Center for the Arts at the Armory, Somerville, MA.

More than 40% LGBT College Students Report Partner Violence

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Apr 5, 2014
More than 40 percent of LGBTQ college students report that they have experienced intimate partner violence in their current relationships, a rate that generally aligns with the rate of violence among heterosexual couples.

High Court Bolsters Domestic Violence Gun Law

Friday Mar 28, 2014
People convicted of minor domestic violence offenses can be barred from possessing guns even in states where no proof of physical violence is required to support the domestic violence charge, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

Plunging Into Boston Harbor To Raise Funds for GLBTQ-DVP

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Feb 22, 2014
On Sunday, Feb. 23 a crowd of diverse individuals including drag queens and bears will plunge into the icy cold waters of Boston Harbor to raise funds for the GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project.

Decapitated Dildos Discovered After Dykes’ Domestic Dispute

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jan 6, 2014
A Florida woman called the police when her ex cut the heads off her sex toys, after the woman broke up with her.

Fla. City Approves Domestic Partnership Registry

Friday Dec 13, 2013
Pensacola has become the latest Florida city to establish a domestic partnership registry.

LGBTs Now Protected From Domestic Violence Under VAWA

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Nov 4, 2013
Domestic violence happens at the same rate in the LGBT community as in the straight community. But now, barriers to service are removed thanks to the VAWA.

GLBTQDVP Spring Event Honors Lt. Governor Timothy Murray

By Tony Hobday | Thursday Apr 25, 2013
On Apr. 11, the GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project honored three trailblazers of social justice in Massachusetts, including Lt. Governor Timothy Murray.

LGBTs of Color Encouraged To Break Silence on Mental Health Issues

By Michelle Lim | Thursday Apr 4, 2013
On March 22-23, the Hispanic Black Gay Coalition and TOD@S came together in a safe environment to discuss and address the taboos and stigma related to mental health and illness that have persisted in Black and Latino communities.

’Blues for Willadean’ Fundraiser Highlights LGBT Domestic Violence

By Conswella Bennett | Tuesday Apr 2, 2013
Atlanta’s "Blues for Willadean" screening brought the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence to raise funds and awareness around issues of LGBT domestic violence.