Web Resources for Abuse Survivors

There are many blogs, online resources and online tools that strive to provide support to abuse survivors.  In an effort to integrate our actions, we have started a list of a few of the resources that we know of.  Can you add to this list? https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/140Pw5gpGSWLb2JD3-QggBg7WwYPCSAnlBTl9TZdE3lw/edit?usp=sharing Image Source: Wix.com […]

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LGBTQ and Domestic Violence

This guide is a repost from Center for American Progress LGBT Domestic Violence Fact Sheet and is meant to provide you with general information on Domestic Violence  issues among the LGBTQ population in the U.S.  Please feel free to share any additional information you may have! Research has shown that domestic violence victims in same-sex relationships are not […]

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Title IX Basics

Under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” 20 U.S.C. § 1681 In other words, all U.S. colleges […]

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Clery Act Basics

Repost from Know Your IX: http://knowyourix.org/clery-act/the-clery-act-in-detail/ What Is the Clery Act? The Clery Act was named after Jeanne Clery (see picture above), who was raped and murdered in her dorm room by a fellow student on April 5, 1986. Her parents championed the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) in […]

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Physical Abuse 101

…Until then, we’ve compiled some fundamental information on Physical Abuse for you, below, to help us integrate our actions against abuse.  If you have any additional information or feedback, please share! What is Physical Abuse? Physical abuse is any intention or unwanted contact with you or something close to your body.  Physical acts of abuse […]

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Financial Abuse 101

…Until then, we’ve compiled some fundamental information on Financial Abuse for you, below, to help us integrate our actions against abuse.  If you have any additional information or feedback, please share! What is Financial Abuse? Financial abuse may be “subtle or overt but in in general, includes tactics to limit one’s access to assets or […]

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Upcoming Trainings on Dealing with Abuse and Assault on College Campuses

For those of you who are interested, Clery Center for Security on Campus will be offering several free trainings in the next two weeks, to help you effect positive change on college campuses: For those who cannot make any of these trainings, a recording of the webinar will be available within 48-hours of the training. […]

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Sexual Abuse 101

…Until then, we’ve compiled some fundamental information on Physical Abuse for you, below, to help us integrate our actions against abuse.  If you have any additional information or feedback, please share! What is Sexual Abuse? Sexual abuse is any sexual act perpetrated against someone’s will. A person may be pressured, forced, or coerced to do […]

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Suicide and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Association

Intimate partner violence (IPV) and suicide are suspected to have a strong association.  Please note: “association” does not signify a causal relationship.  Suicide in survivors of IPV may result from several risk factors.  Intimate partner violence describes physical, sexual, or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse (CDC).  Domestic violence is often […]

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