Call It Out

A year-long project aiming to improve access to domestic abuse services for LGBT+ people across South Yorkshire.


Call It Out Resources

Factsheet: Key Definitions and Terminology


1 page .pdf resource including:


  • Domestic Abuse definition
  • Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Terms

Factsheet: LGBT+ and the law: A guide for service providers


2 page .pdf resource including:


  • Who is and isn’t protected under the Equality Act 2010
  • Single sex exemptions
  • Other legislation
  • Best practice

Factsheet: Challenging our thinking as Practitioners around LGBT+ Domestic Abuse


2 page .pdf resource including:


  • Common myths and facts about LGBT+ experiences of domestic abuse
  • Barriers for LGBT+ accessing services
  • How professionals can address some of these issues

Factsheet: Collecting Info on a Service User’s Gender and Sexual Identity


2 page .pdf resource including:


  • Why do we need to ask?
  • Staff confidence
  • Best practice when asking questions about gender and sexual identities
  • Example questions 

South Yorkshire LGBT+ Organisations


6 page .pdf resource including:


  • Information and contact details for LGBT+ groups and support services in South Yorkshire.

South Yorkshire Domestic Abuse Services


4 page .pdf resource including:


  • Domestic Abuse Services
  • Mental Health Services

PowerPoint: Call It Out South Yorkshire LGBT+ Conference presentations


73 slide .pptx resource including:


  • Raising awareness about DVA in the relationships of LGB and/or T+ people, Prof Catherine Donavon, Durham University
  • Trans and non-binary people, domestic violence and abuse (DVA) and cisgenderism, Dr Michaela Rogers, University of Sheffield
  • Recognise & Respond: Strengthening advocacy for LGBT survivors of domestic abuse, Dr Jasna Magic, Galop

Brochure: Call It Out South Yorkshire LGBT+ Conference


14 page .pdf resource including:


  • Conference programme
  • Key definitions and terminology
  • Speakers
  • Domestic Abuse Services

Other Resources

Galop: LGBT+ people’s experiences of domestic abuse


36 page.pdf resource

A report on Galop’s domestic abuse advocacy service by Dr Jasna Magić and Peter Kelley

Stonewall: Supporting trans women in domestic and sexual violence services – Interviews with professionals in the sector


31 page.pdf resource including:

  • Responding to requests for support
  • Supporting trans survivors
  • Engaging staff and other service users
  • Understanding the law

The Supernova Project



The Supernova Project is a global effort that aims to contribute to addressing abuse within the LGBTQIA+  communities*. They want to empower queer and trans people around the world who are experiencing domestic abuse by providing a queer friendly platform of information and support.



The UK’s LGBT+ anti-violence charity, combating hate crime, sexual violence & domestic abuse.

National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline

T: 0800 999 5428






Karma Nirvana

National charity supporting victims of Honour Based Abuse, ForcedMarriage & Disownment for 25 years.

UK Helpline

T: 0800 5999 247 E:





ManKind Initiative

UK charity supporting male victims of domestic abuse


T: 01823 334 244




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