Lesbian couples

Lesbian couples

Breaking with tradition

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Rachel Epstein
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Vol 14, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article focuses on how lesbians who are choosing to co-parent in couples are defining and living out their parenting. Shares stories of lesbian couples experiences of pregnancy, birth and parenting. How research can be useful. 


Profiles - violence in lesbian relationships a double invisibility : an interview with sally papsco

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Sally Papsco
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Vol 14, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is an interview with sally papsco about violence in lesbian relationships. Identifies appropriate resources and support. Discusses the unique challenges of addressing intimate partner violence in lesbian communities. 

 

We are family

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Karen Andrews
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Vol 10, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares the story of a lesbian couple denied coverage with OHIP. Discusses the importance of access to health care. Redefines "family". 

Intimate betrayal: domestic violence in lesbian relationships

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English
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Paper
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Ellyn Kaschak (ed.)
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The Haworth Press, Inc.
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Binghamton, NY

Examines issues surrounding lesbian battering.

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ISBN 078901663X
VIOL.I58 2001
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Co-published simultaneously as Women & Therapy, Volume 23, Number 3 2001. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Same-sex domestic violence: strategies for change

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English
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Beth Leventhal
Sandra E. Lundy
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Sage Publications, Inc.
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Thousand Oaks, CA

Examines a range of issues that confront victims of same-sex domestice violence, whether women or men, and those who offer them services.

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ISBN 0761903232
VIOL.L48 1999
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Lesbian step families: an ethnography of love

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English
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Janet M. Wright
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Harrington Park Press
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Binghamton, NY

Explores lesbian step families' definitions of the step parent role and how they accomplish parenting tasks, cope with homophobia, and define and interpret their experiences. Offers guidelines for counsellors and lesbian step families for creating healthy family structures and environments.

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GLBT.W75 1998
ISBN 156023928X
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Why do lesbians batter? An interview with Janice Ristock

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English
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Helen Fallding
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BC Institute Against Family Violence
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Presents an interview with Janice Ristock, speaking on violence in lesbian relationships. Argues that not all violence in lesbian and heterosexual relationships is the same.

What's love got to do with it! Examining abuse in lesbian relationships

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English
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Jacqui Williams
Kathleen O'Connell
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Education Wife Assault
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses the unique circumstances surrounding the issue of abuse involving women in same-sex relationships. Examines the barriers facing lesbians who seek help from agencies and institutions.

Intra-lesbian violence

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English
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Online
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Lori Haskall
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Education Wife Assault
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2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses the dynamics of abuse in lesbian relationships, showing differences from and similarities to heterosexual relationships.

Liz's story: survivor's story

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English
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Liz Bibb
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Education Wife Assault
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a case history of violence within a female same-sex relationship. Describes the search for assistance and support.

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