This group will support participants to:
• gain a greater understanding of their lives and relationships as LBT*2SQ women
• explore myths and realities about abuse and their impacts on LBT*2SQ women
• recognize the dynamics of intimate partner violence and explore skills to build the relationships they desire
• reduce isolation, make new connections, and share their voice in a supportive environment

Topics will include: forms of abuse, impacts of abuse, personal values, relationships, sex and sexuality, emotions, community, and more.

Wednesdays 5:30 to 7:30 PM
10 weeks Apr 2 to Jun 4, 2014

This is a support group for self-identified Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans*, Two Spirit and Queer Women who have experienced or are experiencing the impacts of violence and abuse, including intimate partner violence
and childhood sexual abuse.

Before registering for this group, all interested participants will be invited to an initial meet-up with the facilitators to assess safety concerns and how we can best ensure safety, support, and confidentiality.

Location: Battered Women’s Support Services in Vancouver (for confidentiality purposes please call us to obtain the address)
Assistance with bus tickets is available.

For more information and/or to join the group, please call Emma 604.687.1868 ext:317 or email

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Intrinsic to women’s empowerment, support groups at BWSS are made possible with the financial contributions from people like you.