Brandi Lee Lough Dennell, Policy and Research Manager. Brandi Lee is based within LGBT Youth Scotland’s Policy and Mainstreaming Team and leads on the LGBT Domestic Abuse project. With a Ph.D. in social anthropology, Brandi Lee has worked on issues related to discrimination and inequality and, since joining the organisation in 2010, specifically on LGBT […]
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What is domestic abuse?
Your confidence goes, and the thing is it doesn't start, it's a gradual thing that grinds you away and grinds you away until there's nothing left.
Domestic abuse is persistent and controlling behaviour by a partner or ex-partner which causes physical, sexual and/or emotional harm. It often gets worse over time. It is very common. In most cases, it is experienced by women and children and is perpetrated by men. More about domestic abuse