Call It Out

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

Resources

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

Free To Be Safe: LGBT+ people experiencing domestic abuse

 

49 page .pdf resource including:

  • Policy context: recognition and rights of LGBT+ people
  • Key Findings and recommendations

Respect Phoneline: Are you hurting the one you LOVE? – Information for men who have
intimate relationships with men

 

32 page .pdf resource including:

  • Is there abuse and violence in your
    relationship?
  • Examples of different types of abuse
  • How does your abuse affect your partner / children?
  • Ongoing help and support

Out of sight, out of mind?

 

36 page .pdf resource including:

 

  • Definitions and terminology 
  • Demographics
  • Experiences of domestic abuse
  • Other type of gender based violence
  • Impact of domestic abuse
  • Seeking help and support

Sheffield DACT

 

Website

Sheffield DACT has the responsibility for commissioning domestic abuse and sexual abuse services and the implementation of the Sheffield Domestic and Sexual Abuse Strategy in Sheffield. 

ROAR Because silence is deadly

 

A report on the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* survivors of domestic violence and abuse.

43 page .pdf resource including:

  • Survey findings and recommendations

National LGBT Survey: Summary Report

 

28 page .pdf resource including:

  • Life in the UK
  • Safety
  • Education
  • Health
  • Workplace

The Supernova Project

 

Website

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.

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