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

LGBTIQ Family Violence
Webinar focusing on responding to victim survivors from LGBTIQ communities using an intersectional framework (NIFVS)

Developing LGBTQ programs for Perpetrators and Victim Survivors of Domestic and Family Violence: Research Report focusing on engaging the LGBTQ community in tailored perpetrator programs. (ANROWS, 2020)

Power and Control Wheel for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Relationships
Power and Control Wheel adapted from the Domestic Abuse Intervention Project for LGBT communities. (Duluth)

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

LGBTIQ+ Homelessness and Family Violence – Information for case workers: Video providing information for workers about family violence and other issues for LGBTIQ+ young people. (Wombat Housing Support Services)


Other Resources

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

There’s No Safe Place at Home: Domestic and family violence affecting LGBTIQ+ people
Research report regarding 2020 survey of LGBTIQ+ people across Australia. (Equality Australia & Drummond Street)

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

Pride in Prevention Messaging Guide: A guide to support communications and engagement in primary prevention of family violence experienced by LGBTIQ communities.