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MULTICULTURAL PERSPECTIVES ON
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE U.S.



V. LESBIANS AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE U.S.

  1. Multicultural
  2. General

A. Multicultural

   Almeida, Rhea, Woods, Rosemary, Messineo, Theresa, Font, Roberto, and Heer, Chris (1994). Violence in the Lives of the Racially and Sexually Different: A Public and Private Dilemma. In Rhea V. Almeida (Ed.). Expansions of Feminist Family Theory through Diversity (pp. 99-126). New York: Harrington Park/Haworth.

   Butler, Lola (1999). African American Lesbian Women Experiencing Partner Abuse. In Joan McClennan and John Gunther (Eds.), (pp. ). Edwin Mellen.

   Garcia, Martha Lucia (1999). A “New Kind” of Battered Woman: Challenges for the Movement. In Beth Leventhal and Sandra Lundy (Eds.), Same-Sex Domestic Violence: Strategies for Change (pp. 165-171). Thousand Oaks: Sage.

   Hudgins, R. L. (1990). Professional Considerations for Those Working with Women of Color Survivors of Lesbian Battering. In P. Elliott (Ed.), Confronting Lesbian Battering: A Manual for the Battered Women’s Movement (pp. 158-160). St. Paul, MN: Lesbian Battering Intervention Project.

   Hutchinson, Darren Lenard (1997). Out Yet Unseen: A Racial Critique of Gay and Lesbian Legal Theory and Political Discourse. Connecticut Law Review 29, 561-.

   Kanuer, Nancy J. (1999). Same-Sex domestic Violence: Claiming a Domestic Sphere While Risking Negative Stereotypes. Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review, 8(2), 325-.

   Kanuha, Valli (1990). Compounding the Triple Jeopardy: Battering in Lesbian of Color Relationships. In L. S. Brown and M. Root (Eds.), Diversity and Complexity in Feminist Therapy (pp. 169-184). New York: Harrington Park.

   Mendez, Juan (1996). Serving Gays and Lesbians of Color Who Are Survivors of Violence. In Claire Renzetti and Charles Harvey Miley (Eds.), Violence in Gay And Lesbian Domestic Partnerships (pp. 53-59). New York: Harrington/Haworth.

   Toro-Alfonso, Jose (1999). Domestic Violence Among Same-Sex Partners in the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Communities In Puerto Rico: Approaching the Issue. In Beth Leventhal and Sandra Lundy (Eds.), Same- Sex Domestic Violence: Strategies for Change (pp. 156-). Thousand Oaks: Sage.

   Waldron, Charlene (1996). Lesbians of Color and the Domestic Violence Movement. In Claire Renzetti and Charles Harvey Miley (Eds.), Violence in Gay and Lesbian Domestic Partnerships (pp. 43-52). New York: Harrington/Haworth.

   West, Carolyn (1998). Lifting the "Political Gag Order": Breaking the Silence Around Partner Violence in Ethnic Minority Families. In Jana L. Jasinski and Linda M. Williams (Eds.), Partner Violence: A Comprehensive Review of 20 Years of Research (pp. 184-209). Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage.

B. General

   Allen, Charlene, and Leventhal, Beth (1999). History, Culture, and Identity: What Makes GLBT Battering Different? In Beth Leventhal and Sandra Lundy (Eds.), Same-Sex Domestic Violence: Strategies for Change (pp. 73-). Thousand Oaks: Sage.

   Anti-Violence Project (1998). Report on Lesbian, Gay, Transgendered, and Bisexual (LGTB) Domestic Violence, 25. (New York City Ed.)

   Bernhard, Linda (2000). Physical and Sexual Violence Experienced by Lesbian and Heterosexual Women. Violence Against Women, 6(1/January), 68-79.

   Bradford, J., Ryan, C., and Rothblum, E. D. (1994). National Lesbian Health Care Survey: Implications for Mental Health Care. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 62, 228-242.

   Coleman, V. E. (1994). Lesbian Battering: The Relationship Between Personality and the Perpetration of Violence. Violence and Victims, 9(2), 139-152.

   Coleman, V. E. (1990). Violence Between Lesbian Couples: A Between Groups Comparison. Doctoral dissertation (University Microfilms No. 9109022).

   Cran, Beth, La France, Jeannie, and Silver, Erika (1999). Lesbians and Bisexual Women Working Together Against Violence: The Story of Bradley-Angle House. Dulwich Centre Newsletter, 1, 46-.

   Da Luz, Carla M. (1994). A Legal and Social Comparison of Heterosexual and Same-Sex Domestic Violence: Similar Inadequacies in Legal Recognition and Response. Southern California Review of Law & Women's Studies, 4, 251-.

   Duthu, Kathleen Finley (1996). Why Doesn't Anyone Talk about Gay and Lesbian Domestic Violence? Thomas Jefferson Law Review, 18, 23-.

   Eaton, Mary (1994). Abuse by Any Other Name: Feminism, Difference, and Intralesbian Violence. In M.A. Fineman and R. Mykitiuk (Eds.), The Public Nature of Private Violence: the Discovery of Domestic Abuse (pp. 195-223). New York: Routledge.

   Elliott, Pam (1996). Shattering Illusions: Same-Sex Domestic Violence. In C. M. Renzetti and Charles Harvey Miley (Eds.), Violence in Gay and Lesbian Domestic Partnerships (pp. 1-8). Binghamton, NY: Haworth.

   Farley, N. (1992). Same-Sex Domestic Violence. In S. H. Dworking and F. J. Gutierrez (Eds.), Counseling Gay Men and Lesbians: Journey to the End of the Rainbow (pp. 231-242). Alexandria, VA: American Association for Counseling and Development.

   Farley, N. (1996). A Survey of Factors Contributing to Gay and Lesbian Domestic Violence. In C. M. Renzetti and C. H Miley (Eds.), Violence in Gay and Lesbian Domestic Partnerships (pp. 35-42). Binghamton, NY: Haworth.

   Hart, B. (1986). Lesbian Battering: An Examination. In K. Lobel (Ed.), Naming the Violence: Speaking Out about Lesbian Battering (pp. 173-189). Seattle, WA: Seal.

   Hodges, Krisana (1999-2000). (Comment:) Trouble in Paradise: Barriers to Addressing Domestic Violence in Lesbian Relationships. Law and Sexuality, 9, 311-331.

   Jablow, Pamela (2000). (Note:) Victims of Abuse and Discrimination: Protecting Battered Homosexuals under Domestic Violence Legislation. Hofstra Law Review, 28, 1095-.

   Jackson, N. (1998). Lesbian Battering: The Other Closet. In N. Jackson and G. Oates (Eds.), Violence in Intimate Relationships: Examining Sociological and Psychological Issues (pp. 181-194). Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann.

   Kaschak, E. (2001). Intimate Betrayal: Domestic Violence in Lesbian Relationships. Women and Therapy, 23(3), 1-6.

   Knauer, Nancy (1999). Same Sex Domestic Violence: Claiming a Domestic Sphere While Risking Negative Stereotypes. Temple Political and Civil Rights Law Review, 8, 325-.

   Leeder, E. (1988). Enmeshed in Pain: Counseling the Lesbian Battering Couple. Women and Therapy, 7(1), 81-99.

    Leventhal, Beth and Lundy, Sandra (1999). Same-Sex Domestic Violence: Strategies for Change. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

   Lie, G. Y. and Gentlewarrier, S. (1991). Intimate Violence in Lesbian Relationships: Discussion of Survey Findings and Practice Implications. Journal of Social Service Research, 15(1/2), 41-59.

   Lie, Gwat-Yong, Schilit, Rebecca, et al. (1991). Lesbians in Currently Aggressive Relationships: How Frequently Do They Report Aggressive Past Relationships? Violence and Victims, 6(2), 121-136.

   Lockhart, L. L., White, B. W., Causby, V., and Isaac, A. (1994). Letting Out the Secret: Violence in Lesbian Relationships. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 9(4), 469-492.

   Lundy, Sandra (1999). Equal Protection/Equal Safety: Representing Victims of Same-Sex Partner Abuse in Court. In Beth Leventhal and Sandra Lundy (Eds.), Same-Sex Domestic Violence: Strategies for Change (pp. 43- ). Thousand Oaks: Sage.

   Lundy, Sandra (1993). Abuse That Dare Not Speak Its Name: Assisting Victims of Lesbians and Gay Domestic Violence in Massachusetts. New England Law Review, 28 (Winter), 273-311.

   Margolies, Liz and Leeder, Elaine (1995). Violence at the Door: Treatment of Lesbian Batterers. Violence Against Women, 1(2), 139-157.

   Marrujo, B., and Kreger, M. (1996). Definition of Roles in Abusive Lesbian Relationships. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services, 4(1), 22-32.

   McClennen, Joan, and Gunther John Joseph (1999). A Professional’s Guide to Understanding Gay and Lesbian Domestic Violence. Lewiston, NY: E. Mellen.

   Merrill, Gregory S. (1996). Ruling the Exceptions: Same-Sex Battering and Domestic Violence Theory. In C. Renzetti and Charles Harvey Miley (Eds.), Violence in Gay and Lesbian Domestic Partnerships (pp. 9-22). New York: Haworth.

   Miller, Amy, Bobner, Ronald, and Zarski, John (2000). Sexual Identity Development: A Base for Work with Same-Sex Couple Partner Abuse. Contemporary Family Therapy, 22(2), 189-200.

   Miller, D. H., Greene, K., Causby, V., White, B. W., and Lockhart, L. L. (2001). Domestic Violence in Lesbian Relationships. Women and Therapy, 23(3), 107-127.

   Murphy, Nancy (1995). Queer Justice: Equal Protection for Victims of Same-Sex Domestic Violence. Val. University Law Review, 8, 325-.

   Renzetti, Claire M. (1988). Violence in Lesbian Relationships: A Preliminary Analysis of Causal Factors. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 3(4), 381-399.

   Renzetti, Claire M. (1997). Violence and Abuse among Same-Sex Couples. In A. P. Cardarelli (Ed.), Violence Between Intimate Partners: Patterns, Causes, and Effects (pp. 70-89). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

   Renzetti, Claire M. (1998). Violence and Abuse in Lesbian Relationships: Theoretical and Empirical Issues. In Raquel Kennedy Berger, ed. Issues in Intimate Violence (pp. 117-127). Thousand Oaks: Sage.

   Renzetti, Claire M. and Miley, C. (1996). Violence in Gay and Lesbian Partnerships. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, 14(1), 1-116.

   Ristock, Janice L. (1997). The Cultural Politics of Abuse in Lesbian Relationships: Challenges for Community Action. In N.V. Benokraites (Ed.), Subtle Sexism: Current Practice and Prospects for Change (pp. 279-298). London: Sage.

   Ristock, Janice L. (1994). And Justice for All?…The Social Context of Legal responses to Abuse in Lesbian Relationships. Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, 7, 415-430.

   Robson, Ruthann (1990). Lavender Bruises: Intra-Lesbian Violence, Law and Lesbian Legal Theory. In D. Kelly Weisberg (Ed.), Applications of Feminist Legal Theory to Women's Lives: Sex, Violence, Work, and Reproduction (pp.378-387). Philadelphia: Temple University.

   Scherzer, T. (1998). Domestic Violence in Lesbian Relationships: Findings of the Lesbian Releationships Research Project. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 2, 29-47.

   Shomer, A. (1997). Lesbian Domestic Violence: Our Tragic Little Secret. Lesbian News, 22(2), 24-26.

   Walber, E. (1988). Behind Closed Doors: Battering and Abuse in the Lesbian and Gay Community. Washington, D.C.: National Lesbian and Gay Health Foundation.

   Waldner-Haugrud, Gratch, L. V., and Magruder, B. (1997). Victimization and Perpetration Rates of Violence in Gay and Lesbian Relationships: Gender Issues Explored. Violence and Victims, 12(2), 173-184.

   Waterman, C. K., Dawson, L. J. and Bologna, M. J. (1989). Sexual Coercion in Gay Males and Lesbian Relationships: Predictors and Implications for Support Services. Journal of Sex Research, 26(1), 118-124.

   West, Carolyn (1998). Leaving a Second Closet: Outing Partner Violence in Same-Sex Couples. In Jana L. Jasinski and Linda M. Williams (Eds.), Partner Violence: A Comprehensive Review of 20 Years of Research (pp. 184-209). Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage.

   When a Lover Turns Abusive: A New Study Documents the Shocking Extent of Gay and Lesbian Domestic Violence and Why No One Wants to Hear about It. (1999). The Advocate, November 23, 799, 24-.




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