LGBTQ Resources

This page contains resources regarding the victimization of Lesbians, Gays, Transexuals, Bisexuals and the Queer Community. 

Additional Resources:

*IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER CALL 911*

 

Domesticshelters.org
Free, online, searchable database of domestic violence shelter programs nationally
www.domesticshelters.org

 

The National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233 (SAFE)
www.ndvh.org

 

National Sexual Assault Hotline
1-800-656-4673 (HOPE)
www.rainn.org

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

 

 

 

 

Facts: 

LGBTQ Domestic Violence is drastically underreported, but statistics have

shown lifetime domestic violence experienced at a high rate.

 

For women:

- Lesbian – 43.8%

- Bisexual – 61.1%

For men:

- Gay – 26.0%

- Bisexual – 37.3%

 

Sexual Violence Rates are

also high among the LGBTQ

Community:

 

- 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

Barriers: 

The LGBTQ Community faces additional barriers to coming forward when they experience domestic or sexual

violence than  cicgender

individuals including:

 

-Threats to "out" the person

to coworkers, friends,

family, etc.  

-Use of LGBT stereotypes

to maintain or gain power

and control. 

-Withholding access to

hormones, doctor

appointments, and

medication.

-Isolation from the LGBTQ

community.

-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

(307)856-0942

 

Lander Office: 450 N. 2nd St. Basement Office Lander, WY

M/W/Th/Fri  8:00 am-5:00 pm

(307)332-7215

 

Dubois Office: 712 Meckem St. Dubois, WY

Open Every Friday from 9:00 am-4:00 pm or by appt.

(307)455-2512

 

24HR CRISIS LINE: (307)856-4734 or TOLL-FREE 1-888-873-5208

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24HR CRISIS LINE: (307)856-4734

or

TOLL-FREE 1-888-873-5208

Find us:

Main Office

510 E. Washington St.

Riverton, WY

Mon.-Fri. 8:00 am-5:00 pm

(307)856-0942

The Fremont County Alliance Against Domestic Violence is sponsored by the Office of the Attourney General Division of Victim Services.