As for same-sex domestic violence specifically, another NCAVP report on domestic violence within the LGBT community reports 5,052 incidents of domestic violence in 2010, "an increase of 38.
114) The NCAVP posits: "Police officers in general are more apt to view violence between LGBT individuals, especially partners of the same gender, as mutual or consensual abuse.
See NCAVP LGBT REPORT, supra note 5, at 1 (noting that, in 2000, the NCAVP agencies reported 4,048 incidents of domestic violence affecting LGBT individuals); Brown, supra note 5, at 457; Krisana M.
NCAVP IPV REPORT, supra note 20, at 11 ("Power and control is the central dynamic of IPV .
NCAVP IPV REPORT, supra note 20, at 6 (noting six documented same-sex domestic violence homicides in 2010, as well as another six same-sex domestic violence homicides in 2009); Get the Facts: The Facts on Domestic, Dating and Sexual Violence, FUTURES WITHOUT VIOLENCE, http://www.
Verizon Wireless has proven to be a trailblazer in supporting LGBTQ victims and survivors of domestic and intimate partner violence and a committed partner in the vital work of the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs," said Sharon Stapel, executive director of the New York City Anti-Violence Project (AVP), which coordinates NCAVP.
About NCAVP NCAVP works to prevent, respond to and end all forms of violence against and within lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and HIV-affected (LGBTQH) communities.
31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless today announced that the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) will receive a $25,000 HopeLine grant to aid NCAVP in its mission to increase access and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and HIV-affected (LGBTQH) survivors of intimate partner violence, also known as IPV.
A 2010 study by NCAVP found that incidents of IPV are on the rise in the LGBTQH community.
The HopeLine from Verizon grant will help NCAVP fund educational programs and webinars, and provide training and technical assistance (TTA) and resources to mainstream domestic violence organizations nationally.
We are proud to partner with NCAVP and support their efforts to train organizations across the country to meet the needs of intimate partner violence victims and survivors.
Through counseling, advocacy and public education, NCAVP works to change laws, policies and public opinion about the LGBTQH community and keep them safe from all forms of violence.