How Heteronormative Paradigms Ostracize Queer Populations in Intimate Partner Violence Research

Huffpost Queer Voices Blog, 02/09/2016

Today, most research investigating IPV and other forms of sexual and partner violence focuses on heterosexual women as victims and heterosexual men as perpetrators, a notion that is justifiable in the realms of empirical evidence. However, when focusing on development, implementation and evaluation of effective intervention strategies to address IPV, current models are subject to heteronormative biases under the dominant gender binary paradigm.

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