Toolkit: Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault
In recognition of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month, the Office for Victims of Crime is pleased to announce the release of a new online guide, Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault (http://www.ovc.gov/pubs/forge/index.html), to help educate those who respond to transgender sexual assault victims.
This toolkit was created in collaboration between FORGE and Office for Victims of Crime for a broad spectrum of victim service providers, with specific sections for:
- Victim Advocates
- Law Enforcement
- Emergency Medical Personnel
- Health Care Providers
- Support Group Facilitators
The Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault toolkit is informed by both research and transgender survivors, offering data and practical tools to promote understanding and support for transgender victims.
There is a great deal of information housed within this toolkit. Enjoy exploring the many pages and expanding your knowledge skills to better serve transgender survivors of sexual assault.