LGBT and in a violent relationship? Your step by step guide to seeking help from the Family Courts I hope you have managed to read it in peace. I hope your friend, work colleague or family member has bookmarked it […]
A man in his 50s was killed in a domestic-violence related homicide.
Should the accuser of abuse always be believed? Writer Scott looks at how Roxanne Pallett’s actions may set back victims of abuse. For those of you that have not been following the whole thing here is a summary of what […]
The UK’s Government has launched an LGBT action plan, in which it wants to deal with issues facing the LGBT+ community in the UK, including tackling conversion therapy, LGBT homelessness and domestic violence.
“These figures are a positive step in supporting victims and ensuring they are signposted to the right services that are then able to provide appropriate care.” In the first year where Manchester’s police force recorded domestic violence incidents between same-sex […]
A woman in Wigan has been jailed for the murder of her girlfriend, following a campaign of domestic abuse. Becky Reid (7/11/84) of Hayward Road, Atherton was found guilty of the murder of Lyndsey Vaux, and section 18 assault relating […]
Greater Manchester police will be making history from today as it becomes the first city to officially record domestic abuse reports within the LGBT community. Following work between Greater Manchester Police, support service Independent Choices, LGBT Foundation and specialist trainers, […]
There’s a sort of stigma attached to the term ‘domestic violence’, preconceived notions and ideas of the kind of person who lives in a volatile relationship, and so then unfair questions are asked as a result: Why would she live […]
Same-sex couples have been excluded from laws that protect straight couples from domestic violence.
Instant chat service to open 7 days a week Since its start in 2014 the Broken Rainbow instant chat service has continued to increase in popularity with LGBT people experiencing abuse or violence in their relationships. On busy days this […]
The North West will be the base for Broken Rainbow’s main office and as well as new outreach programmes, such as the LGBT Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy (IDVA) role. The Broken Rainbow helpline will still be based in London, giving […]