This page contains resources regarding the victimization of Lesbians, Gays, Transexuals, Bisexuals and the Queer Community.
*IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER CALL 911*
Free, online, searchable database of domestic violence shelter programs nationally
The National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Sexual Assault Hotline
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
LGBTQ Domestic Violence is drastically underreported, but statistics have
shown lifetime domestic violence experienced at a high rate.
- Lesbian – 43.8%
- Bisexual – 61.1%
- Gay – 26.0%
- Bisexual – 37.3%
also high among the LGBTQ
- 13.1% of Lesbians have
experienced a completed rape
during their lifetimes, and 46%
have experienced some other form
of sexual violence.
- 46.1% of Bisexual women have experienced a completed rape, and 3 in 4 have experienced some other form of sexual violence during their lifetimes.
- 40% of Gay men have experienced sexual violence of some kind during their lifetime.
-47.4% of Bisexual men have experienced some form of sexual violence during their lifetime.
- Both Gay and Bisexual men experience sexual violence at double the rate of heterosexual men.
The LGBTQ Community faces additional barriers to coming forward when they experience domestic or sexual
violence than cicgender
-Threats to "out" the person
to coworkers, friends,
-Use of LGBT stereotypes
to maintain or gain power
-Withholding access to
-Isolation from the LGBTQ
-Claiming that no one will help
because they are LGBTQ.
-Threats to disclose HIV status to others.
Do Not Let These Barriers Keep You Locked in Danger. There are resources and help available to the LGBTQ community locally and nationally.
Here in Fremont County the Alliance offers free, confidential services without discrimination to all victims of domestic violence or sexual assault.
The Fremont County Alliance Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Riverton Office: 510 E. Washington St. Riverton, WY
Mon.-Fri. 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Lander Office: 450 N. 2nd St. Basement Office Lander, WY
M/W/Th/Fri 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Dubois Office: 712 Meckem St. Dubois, WY
Open Every Friday from 9:00 am-4:00 pm or by appt.
24HR CRISIS LINE: (307)856-4734 or TOLL-FREE 1-888-873-5208