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Friday, February 27 2015

Understanding LGBTQ Intimate Partner Abuse

In its January 2015 issue, Partner Abuse, a peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by Springer Publishing Company, focuses on intimate partner abuse (PA) among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer communities.  Contemporary research finds rates of PA to be comparable or between same-sex and opposite-sex couples, and therefore a problem worthy of serious attention.  According to the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) national study (Walters, Chen, & Breiding, 2013, January), 43.8% of women identifying as lesbians reported to have been physically assaulted, stalked, or raped by an intimate partner at some point during their lifetime, compared to 35.0% of heterosexual women, 29.0% of heterosexual men, and 26.0% of gay men.

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