Founded in 1979, CUAV works to build the power of LGBTQQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) communities to transform violence and oppression. We support the healing and leadership of those impacted by abuse and mobilize our broader communities to replace cycles of trauma with cycles of safety and liberation. As part of the larger social justice movement, CUAV works to create truly safe communities where everyone can thrive.
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. CUAV supports LGBTQ survivors of domestic violence all year long, and in October we work with our national coalition, NCAVP, to release a report on trends and rates of DV in our communities. Check out our new report!
May 15, 2013
I learned a lot about myself around this time last year. As we began focusing on boundaries at CUAV, I learned about how my boundaries are like a snail’s shell – protective, natural, and always available. And also like a snail, boundaries are considered by some to be undesirable things. As for me, I learned [...]