Lesbian couples

Lesbian couples

Battering in lesbian relationships: part one, mainstream response and the real story

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English
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Gail Farmer
Julia Young
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BC Centre of Excellece for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Discusses battering in lesbian relationships within the context of homophobia. Addresses unique concerns of transition house staff. Part one of a two-part article.

Battering in lesbian relationships: part two, owning the problem

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Gail Farmer
Julia Young
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BC Institute Against Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Discusses various cultural barriers for the battered lesbian seeking help. Rectifies several myths regarding lesbian battering. Part two of a two-part article.

Recognition of lesbian couples: an inalienable right

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English
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Irène Demczuk
Michèle Caron
Ruth Rose
Lyne Bouchard
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a critical analysis of incrementalist strategy and the formal equality approach as applied to the legal recognition of same-sex couples in Canada.

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GLBT.D46 2002
ISBN 0662312813
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: La reconnaissance des couples de lesbiennes.</p>

The impact of relationship recognition on lesbian women in Canada: still separate and only somewhat "equivalent"

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English
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Kathleen A. Lahy
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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Evaluates how the fact of relationship recognition affects lesbian and gay couples in terms of their legal, economic and social status.

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GLBT.L35 2001
ISBN 0662659406
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under the title: L'effet de la reconnaissance des unions sur les lesbiennes au Canada.</p>

Domestic violence in the LGBT community

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
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Public Health - Seattle & King County
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Vol. 3, N. 4
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the issue of domestic violence in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community. Reprinted from Public Health - Seattle & King County's web site http://www.metrokc.gov/health/glbt/glbtdv.htm

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ISSN 14800039

Lesbian mothering

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English
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Andrea O'Reilly
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Association for Research on Mothering
Publication Date: 
1999
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Toronto, ON

Looks at personal experiences in creating a lesbian family.

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GLBT.O74 1999
ISSN 14880989
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Includes bibliographical references. --- Review, Network Spring 2001: This collection answers questions of lesbians who are, or may become, mothers. Subjects include nonbiological mothering, child custody law and child support. Several book reviews included.

Abuse in lesbian relationships: information and resources

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English
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Author: 
Laurie Chesley
Donna MacAulay
Janice Ristock
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada, National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Focuses on the issue of abuse in lesbian relationships. Provides preliminary guidelines and concrete steps for responding to incidents of lesbian abuse. Discusses the diversity of issues involved and the need for resources to address these concerns.

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ISBN 066227598X
VIOL.C45 1998
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<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Love matters: a book of lesbian romance and relationships

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English
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Linda Sutton
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Harrington Park Press
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Binghampton, NY

Explores real-life questions and issues that lesbians have a about dating, sex, conflict, and relationship longevity.

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GLBT.S88 1999
ISBN 1560239182
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Includes bibliographical references.

Two moms better than one?

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Karen X. Tulchinsky
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses lesbian parenting, artificial insemination, finding the right donor, and the difficulties of defining roles.

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ISSN 14800039
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