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What is abuse? A guide for lesbian and bisexual women

Author:
LGBT FOUNDATION
Publisher:
LGBT Foundation
Publication year:
2016
Pagination:
52
Place of publication:
Manchester

Brief guide providing information to help lesbian and bisexual women to recognise abusive behaviour. The guide covers different types of abuse, including: emotional, physical and sexual abuse; childhood abuse; financial abuse; and how drugs and alcohol can play a role in abusive behaviour. It also looks at the factors that can act as barriers to lesbian and bisexual women seeking help and support. A list of organisations providing advice and support are also included. (Edited publisher abstract)

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Including LGBT young people

Author:
LGBT SCOTLAND
Publisher:
LGBT Youth Scotland
Publication year:
2004
Pagination:
24p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

This report describes the national development work which LGBT Youth Scotland has undertaken with funding from the Scottish Executive and NHS Health Scotland. It outlines the processes used by LGBT Youth Scotland in engaging with LGBT young people by providing a safe environment and developing a sense of community through communication and networking and promoting participation, active...

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Improving the lives of LGBTI young people in Scotland: LGBT Youth's Scotland manifesto, 2016-2021

Author:
LGBT YOUTH SCOTLAND
Publisher:
LGBT Youth Scotland
Publication year:
2016
Pagination:
16
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

Manifesto from LGBT Youth Scotland which outlines what needs to be done to improve the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex young people living in Scotland. It outlines the ways in which the Scottish Government can improve equality and inclusion for LGBTI young people and outlines 20 specific requests for the Scottish Parliament to achieve by 2021. The manifesto aims (Edited publisher abstract)

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LGBT age audit tool: a guide for services and organisations working with older people to becoming more LGBT inclusive

Author:
LGBT HEALTH AND WELLBEING
Publisher:
LGBT Health and Wellbeing
Publication year:
2014
Pagination:
15
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

This tool is designed to help build the capacity of mainstream organisations to provide more culturally sensitive and inclusive services to older LGBT people. It sets out a circular process of four steps, which are: lead individual identified to start review process; collection and review of data; scoring and actions identified; and action plan and implementation. The tool can be used to gain... (Edited publisher abstract)

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LGBT Age Capacity Building Project: impact report

Author:
LGBT HEALTH AND WELLBEING
Publisher:
LGBT Health and Wellbeing
Publication year:
2015
Pagination:
16
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

This report aims to share the learning from the LGBT Age Capacity Building Project, which was set up in response to the barriers that older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people face in accessing services. It was funded by Reshaping Care for Older People’s Innovation Fund. The project supported mainstream services and organisations working with older people to better meet the needs... (Edited publisher abstract)

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Ten top tips for becoming more inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people: a guide for services and organisations working with older people

Author:
LGBT HEALTH AND WELLBEING
Publisher:
LGBT Health and Wellbeing
Publication year:
2014
Pagination:
23
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

An introduction to the issues that older LGBT people face, providing guidance on how to ensure services and organisations are responsive to their needs. Suggestions include: make sure LGBT people are visibly welcomed; avoid assumptions; ensure that staff receive LGBT awareness training; make sure that LGBT people’s safety and privacy is protected; create a Safe Space policy; engage... (Edited publisher abstract)

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Community consultation with LGBT people over 50

Author:
LGBT HEALTH AND WELLBEING
Publisher:
LGBT Health and Wellbeing
Publication year:
2014
Pagination:
4
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

Summarises the findings from a community consultation on the social, information and support needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people aged over 50 in Scotland’s central belt. Six key themes emerged from the consultation: there is a strong need for social connection; over half of people are selective about being out; there are key geographical differences in access to services... (Edited publisher abstract)

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Coming out: a woman's guide

Author:
LGBT CENTRE FOR HEALTH AND WELLBEING
Publisher:
LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing
Publication year:
2007
Pagination:
23p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

A leaflet produced by a group of lesbian and bisexual women, for women aged 30+ who are questioning their sexuality or are now identifying as lesbian or bisexual.

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Promoting equal opportunities in education: project two: guidance on dealing with homophobic incidents: phase 1 report and recommendations

Authors:
O'LOAN Sara, et al
Publisher:
LGBT Scotland
Publication year:
2006
Pagination:
152p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

LGBT Youth research report on how homophobic incidents and homophobia is dealt with in schools. One of seven school equal opportunities projects funded by the Scottish Executive Education Department. Phase 1 of the Guidance on Dealing with Homophobic Incidents project involved research into the practice that schools and Education Authorities (EAs) employ to deal with homophobic incidents

Journal article

LGBT-specific housing in the USA

Authors:
JOHNSTON Tim R., MEYER Hilary
Journal article citation:
Housing Care and Support, 20(3), 2017, pp.121-127.
Publisher:
Emerald

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to outline current efforts in the USA to build and create safe and affirming housing for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older adults. Design/methodology/approach: The authors approach this task through a survey of existing publicly available information about LGBT-specific housing projects, as well as literature on methods to make existing... (Publisher abstract)

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