Healing and recovery for transgender, bisexual, gay and lesbian rape survivos
Pandora's Aquarium, an online support group, message board, and chat room for LGBT rape, sexual assault, & sexual abuse survivors

Information for Rape and Sexual Abuse Survivors who are
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Questioning

I often felt like I was never accepted anywhere...but Pandy's has helped me feel like I actually belong...This place accepts me, ALL of me.
- Pandy's Member

The Pandy's message board and chat room are thriving, active, and healing.  We strive to make this online community safe for everyone, and we honor the differences among rape and sexual abuse survivors.  When registering on Pandora's Aquarium, you do not need to identify as male or female:  we welcome transgender members as well.  LGBT survivors and their allies also have a specific forum for discussion of healing as it relates to gender identity and sexuality issues. 

If you have been a victim of rape or sexual abuse, you belong here.  No matter your sexuality, consider joining our rape and sexual abuse survivor online support group, message board and chat room

If you're unsure about joining, you can read testimonials from other LGBT survivors of rape and sexual abuse here.

Other Resources for LGBT Rape & Sexual Abuse Survivors
Rainbow Hope A website dedicated to providing support and information for lesbians survivors of abuse.
Rape Crisis Information Pathfinder has a comprehensive resource on lesbian sexual assault, rape, and LGBTQ rape survivors.
Same Sex Sexual Assault from aardvarc
Survivor Project
a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the needs of intersex and trans survivors of domestic and sexual violence through caring action, education and expanding access to resources and to opportunities for action.
LGBT Domestic Violence in the United States (PDF) statistics and numbers for murders, violence, victimizations, sexual orientation of victims, age, race, etc and breaks them down by various cities. The report ends with recommendations.

Survivors of sexual violence do not always fit a mold.
Use your Voice.  Break the Silence.

If you are a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning rape, sexual assault, or sexual abuse survivor, or you think you may have been a victim of sexual assault, peer support can be very helpful.  Remember that it was not your fault.  Consider joining Pandora's Aquarium, an online support group, message board, and chat room with a forum for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning survivors.

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