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What is human trafficking?

Human trafficking is a form of modern slavery where an individual is a forced laborer such as those forced to perform commercial sexual acts. Traffickers tend to target those who are at a disadvantage because of immigration status,  language proficiency, financial hardship, or other socially isolating factors although victims can be any race, gender, nationality, or age. Listed below are…
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What is the LGBT community?

L-Lesbian: A woman who is sexually and/or romantically attracted to other women. G-Gay: A man who is sexually and/or romantically attracted to other men. B-Bisexual: A person who is sexually and/or romantically attracted to men and women. T-Transgender: A person who identifies with a gender that doesn't correspond to their anatomical sex. Q-Queer: A term…
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What is sexual assault?

Sexual assault is a crime motivated by a need to control, humiliate and harm. Perpetrators use sexual assault as a weapon to hurt and dominate others. Sexual assault is forced or coerced sexual contact without consent. Consent is the presence of a clear yes, not the absence of a no. It can take the form…
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What is domestic violence?

Domestic Violence is a pattern of behavior used to establish power and control over another person through fear and intimidation, often including the threat or use of violence. Some signs of an abusive relationship include: Exerting strict control (financial, social and/or appearance). Needing constant contact including excessive texts and calls. Emotional abuse including insulting a…
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