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Rape Crisis Service
24 hour on-call: 546-2777

Counseling Center UCC
24 hour on-call: 275-3113

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24 hour on-call: 275-2662

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Sexual Assault and Dating Violence
What Is Sexual Assault?

LGBTQI and Sexual Assault

Regardless of race, gender, or sexual orientation, anyone can be a victim of sexual assault. It is a myth that same-sex couples cannot be victims of sexual violence. People in LGBTQI relationships experience the same percentage, 30 to 40%, of sexual abuse as people in heterosexual relationships.

People who identify as being members of the LGBTQI community and are survivors of sexual assault face the same barriers to seeking help that all survivors face, but also a range of obstacles that are unique to the LGBTQI community.

LGBTQI survivors, like all survivors...

LGBTQI survivors may...