WCADV/WCASA LGBT Statewide Committee

WCADV and WCASA co-sponsor a statewide committee to give voice to people who are under-represented, based on gender identity and/or sexual orientation and whose lives have been effected by sexual and/or domestic violence. Our membership includes community members, program staff, direct-service advocates and people interested in addressing the issues of sexual and domestic violence for the LGBT community. Contact us if you are interested in joining us: Email

LGBTQ Resource Library

Compiled by WCADV and WCASA, this document is an extensive list of organizations and other resources for the LGBTQ community and supporters. Includes resources on advocacy, legal issues, marginalized populations, community education, health care, spirituality, anti-violence, hotline information and more.

Amigas Latinas DV/LGBT Fact Sheet

2007-Fact Sheet regarding Parenting, Citizenship, Discrimination, Violence and Health for LGBTQ Latinos (from Chicago-area).

Grant-making toolkit on LGBTQ communities of color

Funders for LGBTQ Issues launched a historic, online resource to help grantmakers understand the critical issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBTQ) communities of color. This toolkit includes a range of original funder tools, perspectives from foundation and nonprofit leaders in the field, related publications and much more. We hope to enhance the philanthropic conversation on opportunity, diversity and equity.

LGBT Power and Control Wheel

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Power & Control Wheel illustrates the behaviors and tactics an abusive partner will use to gain and maintain power and control over the person they are abusing.

LGBT Publications

A list of publications is provided to assist programs in providing inclusive services to LGBT victims and survivors. For easy access, each resource description includes a direct link to the publication.

LGBTQ People of Color

Gathered are a few additional LGBTQ resources with information on Domestic Violence and People of Color.

LGBTQ Program Providers

Gathered resources of LGBTQ Domestic Violence articles and publications for program providers and services.

LGBTQ Transgender

Gathered resources and publications for LGBTQ Trangenders


Gathered resources for LGBTQ youth and Domestic Violence.

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs

Provides national advocacy for local LGBT Programs and a vast amount of useful information, reports and resources.National Coalition:, New York City AVP:

The Northwest Network

Increases the communities' ability to support the self-determination and safety of bisexual, transgendered, lesbian and gay survivors of abuse through education, organizing and advocacy. Support and advocacy is provided to LGBT folks of all genders who are surviving abuse.

Training Brochure: Providing Inclusive Services to LGBT Survivors

This one day training is designed primarily for sexual assault and domestic violence agency staff, coordinated community response teams and others working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender (LGBT) victims/survivors of sexual and domestic violence in intimate partner relationships. Open the file for details.