UK - Stonewall Housing is releasing a booklet to help members of the LGBT community who suffer from domestic violence. Housing Options for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people experiencing domestic abuse, published in association with the Greater London Domestic Violence Project, the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Domestic Abuse Forum and Broken Rainbow, is a booklet covering abuse itself, legal and housing rights, coping strategies and available resources and support organizations.
It aim is to offer a starting point for victims, survivors and supporters. Author Maria Sookias said: "Stonewall Housing receives a huge number of calls about domestic abuse on our helpline. "Many of our clients feel isolated and desperate and have no idea where to even start to deal with their problems." An American study found that 32 percent of gay and bisexual men have been abused by their partners.