The fact sheet also presents data that suggests the association between forced sexual intercourse and risky behaviors.This "Facts & Stats Collection" paper describes specific issues and distinguishing dynamics that confront teens and young adults of color, highlighting types of abuse and warning signs. This fact sheet presents information about dating and domestic violence among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) young people and the obstacles faced by LGBTQ youth in seeking help.
This document presents information about dating violence, the types of dating abuse, its effect, and prevalence of dating violence in both heterosexual and LGBT relationships.
The document also presents suggestions for dating violence prevention programs.
After the show, talk show host Tyra Banks shares her thoughts on domestic abuse, a topic she knows all too well.
While in her 20s, Tyra says she was emotionally abused by an ex-boyfriend.
These documents draw from various studies that use different measures. More than 1 in 5 women and nearly 1 in 7 men who have experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner first experienced some form of intimate partner violence between 11 and 17 years of age (CDC, 2011).