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This comprehensive resource book examines a broad range of issues that confront the victims of same-sex domestic violence and those who offer them services. Chapters include topics of practical concern, HIV, same-sex domestic violence, establishing safe-home networks for battered gay men, courtroom advocacy, coalition building and dating violence prevention.

Running Batterers Groups for Lesbians
Running batterers groups for lesbians

Founded in 1977 by a group of men to address male violence, Emerge, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is the first batterer intervention program in the United States. In 1995, Emerge began its first lesbian batterers group.

When we decided to offer the group, we first had to reaffirm our mission of working to stop violence against women, ...

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