This legislation sounds super boring, but it’s actually really important to protect your privacy and information.
The Urban Institute’s study also showed that LGB youth were much more likely than their heterosexual peers to be perpetrators of dating violence.
The goal of the abuser is to establish power over, and control of, the other person.
Dating abuse crosses all age groups, races, cultures, religions, educational and employment backgrounds.
Moreover, these myths further marginalize LGBTQ survivors’ who may already be more reluctant to report their abuse or access counseling and other resources because they fear being discriminated against or outed as LGBTQ.
If you are a teen who wants to know if your relationship is healthy or if there may be some warning signs that could lead to TDV, Love Is has LGBTQ-inclusive information and an interactive quiz.