The Most Ignored LGBT Issue

Posted on: May 29th, 2013

From The Advocate Magazine, Op-ed: The Most Ignored LGBT Issue, Domestic violence affects more LGBT couples than most people think

“Within the wide scope of LGBT youth services offered at the Florida-based Zebra Coalition , and in many social service organizations, one of the most challenging a…nd critical issues faced by young clients and their case management team is LGBT domestic violence.”

“A young gay male reached out for help to the Zebra Coalition recently in need of emergency shelter and help to get away from his physically and emotionally abusive boyfriend. Fortunately, the Coalition was able to provide him with a safe place to stay, case management and counseling to be able to live independently and in a safe environment.”

Read the full op-ed by clicking here.