Same-Sex Domestic Violence

•In 2006, lesbians, gays, bisexuals or transgender people (LGBT) experienced 3,534 incidents of domestic violence. Four of these incidents resulted in murder.

•In 2003, 44% of these victims were men, 36% women and 2% transgender. Gender identity was not recorded for 9 percent of the victims.

•In cases where the age of the victim was recorded, 58% were over the age of 30, while 42% of the victims of LGBT domestic violence were under 30.

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