CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: HOME: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY Edited by michael munson and Loree Cook-Daniels Due: October 31, 2015 More than one-quarter of couples with one or more trans partners – indeed, one-quarter of all U.S. couples – experience intimate partner violence (physical, emotional, financial, and/or sexual abuse by one or both partners […]

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