A Same Sex Domestic Violence Epidemic Is Silent Article Discussion Paper

Violence in LBGTQAI+ Relationships

Read the following article: https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/11/a-same-sex-domestic-violence-epidemic-is-silent/281131/

Answer the following questions:

  1. What are some barriers that people face in reporting their victimization in relationships?
  2. What is/are a unique aspect of violence/abuse in LBGTQAI+ relationships in comparison to heterosexual relationships?
  3. Why might it be difficult to study and find reliable statistics concerning violence and abuse in LGBTQAI+ relationships?
  4. What did you think about this article?