Expanding our understanding of gendered violence: violence against trans people and loved ones

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Joshua Mira Goldberg
Caroline White
Publisher: 
BC Institute Against Family Violence
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Argues that a significant barrier to trans survivors and loved ones accessing anti-violence and related services is the adherence to conventional definitions of gender. States that a solid understanding of trans-specific issues is necessary for anti-violence agencies. Includes strategies for inclusion for anti-violence agencies in order for them to be competent to provide services to trans people.