For more information and resources about working with LGBTIQ communities in the context of family violence visit w/respect or Rainbow Health Victoria.

Practice resources

One Size Does Not Fit All is a report into gaps in the family violence sectors response to LGBTIQA+ intimate partner violence. (ACON, 2011)

Intimate partner violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer communities discusses the prevalence, experiences and barriers for the LGBTIQ community experiencing family violence. (Australian Institute of Family Studies, 2015).

Other resources

w/respect website provides information about LGBTIQ family violence and referrals for individuals.

Power and Control Wheel for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Relationships was adapted from the Domestic Abuse Intervention Project.

Working for Change: Perpetrator Interventions in LGBTI Communities Forum Report 2018 (No to Violence and Thorne Harbour Health)

“Sorting it Out”. Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (GBTIQ) men’s attitudes and experience of intimate partner violence and sexual assault is a report presenting data from a survey with GBTIQ Australian men. (Western Sydney University and ACON)

Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence submissions

Due to the scarcity of Victorian resources regarding family violence in LGBTIQ communities, the following submissions provide important localised information.

Family Violence and the LGBTI Community submission details evidence about family violence in LGBTI communities and the context in which it occurs. (Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society, La Trobe University, 2015)

safe steps and No To Violence joint submission: Family Violence and LGBTIQ Communities provides an overview of mainstream family violence services and LGBTIQ communities and recommendations (safe steps and NTV, 2015)