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What to do if you are being abused What can someone do if they are abusive?

How to help a friend Additional Resources for LGBTQ Dating Violence (website, articles, books) Rape and Sexual Assault in LGBTQ Communities Common Myths about LGBTQ sexual assault and rape What to do if you have been sexually assaulted or raped Additional Resources for LGBTQ Sexual Assault Survivors (website, articles, books) Research estimates that 25% to 33% of LGBT relationships are abusive (the same percentage as in straight relationships).

Attitudes like "women don't hurt each other" or "a fight between two men is a fair fight" can keep people from recognizing abuse.

As difficult as it may be to admit, LGBTQ people – including LGBTQ youth – can be and are perpetrators of violence as well as its victims, and too often, that violence occurs in the context of romantic and/or sexual relationships.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), lesbians and gay men experience equal or higher levels of intimate partner violence (IPV) as heterosexuals, with bisexual women suffering much higher rates of IPV in comparison to lesbians, gay men and heterosexual women.

about 10 percent of high school students reported experiencing physical or sexual dating violence.

Lavender Cal is an organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer staff and faculty at UC Berkeley.

We are a network for Cal’s LGBTIQ staff and faculty, offering networking events throughout the year.

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