Research and Publications
To help support service providers in giving the best possible help and assistance to LGBTIQ people experiencing domestic/family violence this site will be regularly updated with relevant articles and journals. Visit the site from time to time to check out new additions or, if you know of or have articles that may be relevant please contact us with the title of the document and we will post it here. For a more comprehensive list of publications, links to other sites or good practice programs on domestic violence in same-sex relationships, visit the Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse special collection on same-sex domestic and family violence.
NSW/Australian research on LGBTIQ domestic/family violence.
March 2011. Executive summary and recommendations of the Gap Analysis of NSW domestic violence support services in relation to GLBTI communities needs. Anti-Violence Project, ACON.
Full Gap Analysis, executive summary, report and recommendations of NSW domestic violence support services in relation to GLBTI communities needs. Anti-Violence Project, ACON.
Fair's Fair: A snaphot of violence and abuse in Sydney LGBT relationships
Report produced by ACON and the SSDV Working Group about LGBT people's experiences of DV following a survey conducted at Fair Day, February 2006.
Private Lives: A report on the health and wellbeing of GLBTI Australians
Contains a chapter on GLBTI people's experiences of DV - including the nature of the abuse, levels of reporting and experiences with police.
Homeless and SSDV in the Supported Accommodation Assistance Program
An ACON report articulating the housing needs and service gaps for people experiencing and escaping SSDV.
Towards a Feminist Analysis of Lesbian Relationship Violence
Conference paper by Kassa Bird from "Home Truths, stop sexual assault & domestic violcence, a national challenge"