"Behind the bruises" : confronting hate-motivated crimes against lesbians and gay men, a community coordinated response, Part 1: a review of recent literature on violence against lesbians and gay men to support the lesbian and gay bashing protocol
Includes Appendices: A: Protocol for Emergency Department staff and physicians [2 lvs.] ; B: Definition of terms realted to lesbians and gay men [3 lvs.] ; C: Some commonly encountered myths, and the facts [ 2 lvs] ; and D: Visual cues to indicate a gay positive environment, which consists of brochure from the Wellesley Central Hospital, Emergency Department [2 lvs.] ; an example of a card given out concerning gay bashing [1 leaf] ; information on an educational video entitled "Behind the Bruises" [2 lvs.] and, from the City a Toronto, a 1 page hand-out entitled " Lesbians and gays are... your co-worker, your customer, your teacher, your mother...[etc] : homophobia hurts someone you love." ; a 1-page hand-out entitled "Are you a victim of hate crime?" ; and a 1-page hand-out entitled " Being lesbian or gay is not a crime, bashing is."
A joint project of the 519 Church Street Community Centre, The Wellesley Central Hospital and the Univerity of Toronto.
Funded by the Wellesley Central Hospital, Urban Health Initiative