Engaging with the resources below can enhance your understanding of how you fit into the wider community.
But please do remember to undertake this work at your own pace and look after yourself in the process.
Researching the overlap between queerness and sexual violence can often be difficult emotional work to undertake and is somewhat of a double-edged sword.
On one hand, the data is highly disappointing, highlighting how systemic the issues we, as a community, are facing.
On the other hand, one may also find togetherness in these qualitative and quantitative surveys because they highlight that you are never alone in your experiences.
Perhaps you'll resonate with an LGBTQ+ survivor’s story or find solace in an optimistic statistic (some things are improving!)