GSL Online

Gender & Sexuality Law Online is a webjournal published by the Columbia Law School Center for Gender & Sexuality Law.

Subject: Domestic Violence

Understanding and Responding to Domestic Violence in Lesbian Relationships: Removing Roadblocks to Safety and Justice for Battered Lesbians

Author: Erin Meyer, JD 2011 Abstract: Over the past two decades, domestic violence advocates have gained increased awareness and understanding of the dynamics of intimate partner violence in lesbian couples. They have also made great strides toward addressing the challenges faced by lesbian victims of...