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Diverse & Resilient’s Room to Be Safe Anti-Violence Program is a statewide initiative first designed to address Intimate Partner Violence in the LGBTQ community but quickly expanded to a full anti-violence program serving survivors of intimate partner, sexual, hook-up, and hate violence. Our program is designed to advocate for and work with survivors of all violence for individual counseling/advocacy, information and referral, safety planning and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities in Wisconsin.

Get Help

If you want to talk to an LGBTQ anti-violence advocate at Diverse & Resilient who can help connect you to a provider or talk through your situation with you, please call our non-emergency LGBTQ Anti-Violence Resource Line at (414) 856-LGBT (5428).  This is not a 24-hour hotline.  A call will be returned to you within 24 hours on weekdays and varying hours on weekends.  You can ask for a phone call or text back.  Click “More” to access a list of all domestic violence / intimate partner violence programs in Wisconsin.

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Myths & Facts

Myths exist about the lives of LGBTQ people in general.  It’s no different when it comes to the issue of LGBTQ partner abuse.  Some of the myths are in the minds of people who are not LGBTQ; some of the myths live in the LGBTQ community.  Learn more about the myths and facts about partner abuse.

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