To achieve this, One Love develops creative technology-based tools and resources that meet young people where they are and inspire them to action.may be more vulnerable to abuse from a boyfriend, new research suggests.Together, let’s work towards a healthier future for LGBTQ youth.
After her death, Yeardley’s family and friends were surprised to learn the statistics – that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men in this country will be in a violent relationship in his or her lifetime and that young women ages 16-24 are at 3x greater risk.
Today, One Love’s ambitious goal is to end relationship violence by educating, empowering and activating young people in a movement for social change.
These events will engage youth on topics such as consent, media representation of LGBTQ relationships, effective communication, and safer sex practices.
See below for a list of upcoming TDVAM events and be sure to check out the resources available at
TDV encompasses a broad range of abusive behaviors perpetrated in relationships between teenagers aged 11-19.
Like the perpetrators of adult Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), TDV perpetrators exert power and control over their victims.
Approximately 1 in 3 of all young people report experiencing some form of dating violence in relationships.
According to a 2013 study, LGBTQ youth experienced sexual and dating violence at higher rates than their heterosexual/cisgender peers.
These Information and Resources sheets were developed by the National Judicial Education Program (NJEP) with funding from the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women.*“Teen Dating Violence” (TDV) is a scourge that is as epidemic, harmful, and potentially lethal as adult domestic violence.
Unchecked TDV can entrench a lifetime pattern of perpetration by abusers and acceptance of abuse by victims.
These girls were more likely to say a boyfriend had verbally or physically abused them: 32 percent did, versus 28 percent of their peers who went through puberty "on time."It's a small difference, said senior researcher Sara Jaffee, a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.