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November 17, 2015

Finding Healing For Transgender Survivors Of Intimate Partner Violence

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November is Transgender Awareness Month, a time to reflect on the incredible resilience of transgender and gender non-conforming people in the face of discrimination and violence, and to examine how we all can be better allies to the community. Media coverage of transphobic hate attacks has shone some light on the daily violence experienced by transgender people, particularly transgender women of color. Unfortunately, another category of trauma experienced by many transgender people is less discussed, due to persistent stigma and fear: intimate partner violence (IPV). According to a report by the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) and the National 
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