Teen Dating Violence among Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Girls

Describes comparisons to violence in heterosexual relationships, discusses additional tactics of power and control that may be used by abusers, highlights barriers often faced by LBT teens, and suggests ways to create a welcoming and affirming response.

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Teen Dating Violence among Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Girls by Gunner Gurwitch of The Network/La Red

Provides a brief, general overview of the dynamics of dating violence among LBT teens. The paper describes comparisons to dating violence in heterosexual relationships, discusses some of the additional tactics of power and control that may be used by abusers, highlights barriers often faced by LBT teens, and suggests some ways to create a welcoming and affirming response.

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