Examining the Role of Homophobia and Degrees of “Outness” in Domestic Violence within Lesbian Relati
The role of lesbian relationship violence perpetration will be explored with the use of semi-structured interviews. Participants will be 18 years of age and older, self-identify as lesbian, and represent a wide array of demographic backgrounds. Information derived from the interviews will seek to support higher levels of internailized homophobia and lower levels of outness increasing the likelihood of lesbians perpetrating relationship violence. The information provided by participants will also be utilized to support the need for further resources and funding for perpetrator programs.
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