(Content Warning: Intimate partner violence)
We’ve got to wake up to the fact that intimate partner violence can affect people of any gender, sexuality, or orientation. When you see how these myths have affected your perceptions, you’ll know exactly why.
This comic covers what too often goes unsaid about how IPV shows up for queer couples – and how our common ideas about violence in relationships get in the way of stopping the abusive cycles.
Let’s spread this information and make a change.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- ‘Don’t Make Us Look Bad’: The Invisibility of LGBTQIA+ Intimate Partner Violence
- Want to Better Support LGBTQIA+ and Male Survivors of IPV? Here’s Why We Need More (Not Less!) Gender Analysis
Anna Bongiovanni is a Contributing Comic Artist for Everyday Feminism. They are a genderqueer cartoonist, zine-maker, and educator living in Minneapolis. They draw comics on gender, feminism, and queer issues. Besides Everyday Feminism, they also draw monthly comics for Autostraddle. A graduate in Comic Art from Minneapolis, they are currently working on their second graphic novel. More of their art can be seen on Patreon.com and on their blog. Follow them on Twitter @grease_bat.