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How to Talk About Transgender People

Strength United identifies four ways to be more culturally responsive when talking about transgender people: (1) always use the current names of trans people, (2) when possible, ask people about their pronouns, (3) do not... Read More

How Counselors Can Support LGBTQIA+ Clients

Strength United uses the acronym P.R.I.D.E. to identify five concrete steps for counselors to better support LGBTQIA+ clients. This two-page document highlights what it means to Practice Using Pronouns, Refer to Local Safe Spaces, Implement... Read More

6 Steps for Allies

Strength United uses the acronym A.L.L.I.E.S. to identify six concrete steps to becoming an ally with the LGBTQIA+ community. They define an ally as someone who is always supporting, affirming, helping, and uplifting communities or... Read More

Shades of Change

Shades of Change, published by In Our Own Voices, is a guide for domestic violence and sexual assault service providers working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people of color. The information provided in this... Read More

Intimate Partner Violence and Communities of Color – Factsheet

This factsheet, created by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs, provides statistics on Intimate Partner Violence for LGBTQIA+ and HIV-affected people of color. This document also presents concrete action steps for policymakers, funders, and community... Read More