“I didn’t think people would take me seriously”: The Help-Seeking Strategies, Experiences, and Preferences of LGTBQ Survivors of Domestic Violence

June 2021

From the National Research Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV)


The study aimed to answer the following questions:
1. Where do LGBTQ survivors turn for support and how helpful is the support?
2. Where would LGBTQ survivors prefer to seek help and why?
3. What supports do LGBTQ survivors want, and which do they seek and receive?
4. What are LGBTQ survivors’ experiences at non-LGBTQ and LGBTQ-specific domestic violence agencies?

Read the report here