Fairfax County Domestic Violence Community

Information for Domestic Violence Professionals and Volunteers in Fairfax County, Virginia

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LGBTQ

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Questioning Youth in Fairfax County [fact sheet]. See also this resource list compiled by the Fairfax Partnership for Youth.

The Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance launched a new LGBTQ Partner Abuse and Sexual Assault Helpline for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning victims and survivors of violence and for service providers working with LGBTQ victims and survivors.  Call 1-866-356-6998 Monday through Friday 8am to 8pm. 

Why Talking about Domestic Violence in the Transgender Community Matters

Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault (website) and OVW Web Forum on Serving Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Sexual Assault Victims

Five Things to Know about LGBTQ Youth (Child Trends enews)

Trans Lifeline (website and hotline for transgender people experiencing a crisis)

Violence just as prevalent in LGBTQ relationships (Domesticshelters.org blog)