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PACT stands for Parkhill, Algonquin and California Teens – referring to teens in these neighborhoods in the West End of Louisville, Kentucky. Why is PACT focused on the Parkhill, Alqonquin and California neighborhoods (40210 zip code)? While we would love to implement this program throughout the city, state and nation, we only have the resources to focus on a specific area at this time. experiences physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse at the hands of a dating partner (
Don’t hesitate to talk to a parent, family member, teacher or adult you trust.
When we talk about major concerns facing LGBTQ youth, we typically discuss topics like bias-based bullying and harassment or familial rejection and homelessness; and when we talk about violence facing the larger LGBTQ community, we typically discuss hate crimes.
Unfortunately, most studies of IPV in the LGBTQ community focus exclusively on adults, and most studies of teen dating violence fail to take into account respondents’ sexual orientation or gender identity.
As difficult as it may be to admit, LGBTQ people – including LGBTQ youth – can be and are perpetrators of violence as well as its victims, and too often, that violence occurs in the context of romantic and/or sexual relationships.