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Myth & Facts - LGBTQ Sexual & Domestic Violence...

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LGBTQ Sexual & Domestic Violence Myths & Facts MYTH FACT Sexual assault & domestic violence do not occur in LGBTQ relationships Sexual assault & domestic violence do occur in LGBTQ relationships Domestic violence occurs in LGBTQ relationships as frequently and as severely as it does in heterosexual relationships Level of trauma of sexual violence is not defined by whether or not the weapon was a penis LGBTQ survivors also need support in healing Some key dynamics of domestic violence are the same in all relationships (violence is about power & control, violence occurs in a cycle, violence escalates over time, etc.) Sexual & domestic violence occurs in LGBTQ relationships because there is something inherently unhealthy with these relationships There is nothing inherently unhealthy with LGBTQ people or their relationships People do not abuse because they are LGBTQ (or heterosexual). People abuse to have power & control over another person. LGBTQ people can have healthy relationships The bigger, more masculine or mas- culine identified person is always the abusive partner in a
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