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 Domestic Violence in Baker by email: sbaker@bcc.org or
. Gay, Lesbian, and. phone: 859-276-4457 X237.
Bisexual Relationships GSA Gifts
_ By Mary Crone, Contributor
Domestic violence in the GLBT com-
munity '5 a serious issue. The rates Working with the youth that come to
of domestic violence In same-gender our Gay Straight Alliance for Youth feels
relationships '5 roughly the same as like a gift to those of us who are advis-
domestic violence against heterosexu- ers. We get to be with people who are
al women (25°/0)- A5 I" opposite-gen- asking questions about who they are
dered couples, the problem Is likely and who they want to be. They are
underreported. thinking about their values, there are
. I . excited about their future, and they are
FaCan a system YVthh '5 often OP' learning to stand up for what they be-
presswe and hostile, those involved “eyeI And we laugh a lot.
in same-gender battering frequently
report being afraid Of revealing their I know that our community worries
sexual orientation or the nature 0f about teens being bullied, about the
theiryrelationship. Others who do "0t possibility that they will be ostracized
ldentlfY as GLBT may not feel that by their church or family, and about the
their relationship fits the definition bUt potential for suicide. It is good that
may Stl” .be In an abu5lve and danger— more caring adults are paying attention
OUS relationship. to these possibilities.
In many ways, domestic violence. in But, I want you to know that young
lesbian, bisexualand gay relationships people are also joyful, funnyI smart,
IS the same as ln oppo-Site-gendered creative and dedicated to changing the
(ezg-I heterosexually—paired) relation- world. They are reaching out to each
ShlPSi other and overcoming us and them
NO one deserves to be If you want to support youth and help
abused. . us expand our youth programing,
Abuse can be PhYSlcali sex— please donate to GLSO so we can con—
ual, emotional, psychological, and 'n' tinue to use the Pride Center. We have
volve verbal behaVIor used to coerce, started a once a month Teen Fun Night
threaten or humiliate. I I and have gotten a great response.
. Abuse often occurs In a CYCh' In addition, if you want to give a more
cal fashion. I personal gift, here are some books
_ The purpose 0f the abuse '5 available on Amazon that we would like
to maintain control and power over to have in our teen library.
one's partner. GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay,
_ The abused partner. feels Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and
alone, isolated and afraid, and is usu— Questioning Teens by Kelly Huegel;
ally convinced that the abuse is some- It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcom-
how her or his fault, or could have ing Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth
been av0ided if she or he knew what Living by Dan Savage
to do- Queer: The Ultimate LGBT Guide for
You are not alone! Teens by Kathy Belge
I I . Helping Your Transgender Teen: A
The .Brenda Cowan Coalition Will be Guide for Parents by In/vin Krieger
prowdlng a domestic Violence support Hello Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to
group to member s_of the GLBT com- Suicide for Teens, Freaks and Other
munIty-Thls IsI prowded free of charge Outlaws by Kate Bornstein and Sara
and confidential. Support group will Quin
start meeting In January. For more Thanks to all of you that have support-
Information please contact Samara ed US over the years.

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GLSO Pride Center—www.glso.org 859.253.3233
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Open Arms of God Ministry—www.0penarmsofgodministryorg 502.545.6355

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A community resource page for gay and/or Sister Sound 859.806.0243
gay-friendly organizations across Kentucky. Social Services, Lexington 211
, _ Speaker’s Bureau 859.266.5904
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Cumberland Region, SE Ky. 606.864.3776 United Way 859.313.5465
Health Dept., Fayette 859.288.2437 W
877505-2437 Integrity, Ky. Diocese 859.369.9691
Health Dept., Jessamine 859.885.4149 Integrity, St. Martha’s 859.533.9851
Health Dept., Woodford 859.873.4541 Interweave, Unitarian 859.266.5904
HIV/AIDS “393' We“ 502584-1254 Lex Friends, Quakers 859.254.3319
Louisville Region 502'574'0161 Mercy Ministry Church 859.358.3357
Moveable Feast 859.252.2867 MCC Paducah 2704433339
Norther” KY- Regi°n 859341-4264 Open Arms of God Ministry 502-545-6355
UK Adolescent Medicine 859.323.5643
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24-Hour Crisis Line 800.928.8000 Berea C°”ege ACE 859958-3533
24-Hour Teen Crisis Line 800.999.9999 centre C°"ege BGLA 859238-5332
Alcoholics Anonymous 859.967.9960 Morehead State University 606.783.2294
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Imperial Court of Kentucky 859.619.7521 ‘1 3699:0919
International Gay Bowling 859.276.3058 ‘ 9’ \
Kentucky Fairness 270.703.1582 1 .
Lexington Fairness 859.951-8565 1/ ,
Lexington Human Rights 859.252.4931
Lexington Insight Group 859.230.2428
Lexington Pride Festival 859.253.3233 GLSO NEWS Deadline
MACT 859.358.8335 December 20
PFLAG Lexington 859.338.7393 Send articles and ads to
PLFAG Louisville 502.329.0229 editor@glso.org

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