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Domestic Abuse in LGBT Communities

Individuals who suffer (or have suffered) domestic or family abuse are at high risk of being trafficked. 

Anyone can be a victim of domestic abuse, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, socio-economic status, sexuality or background. There are different kinds of abuse that can happen in different contexts. The most prevalent type of domestic abuse occurs in relationships. But the definition of domestic abuse also covers abuse between family members, such as adolescent to parent violence and abuse.’ – UK Government

Domestic abuse can cover from gaslighting to threatening to ‘out’ someone – this is anti-LGBT abuse. Domestic abuse is never the fault of the person who is experiencing it