Is someone making you feel uncomfortable?
Have you experienced any of the following?
- someone repeatedly calling you (and possibly hanging up)
- following you
- appearing consistently at places where you are
- sending unwanted e-mails/gifts/cards/social networking messages
- damaging your personal property
- monitoring your computer use or phone calls
- using technology to track you (i.e. GPS, cameras)
- consistently driving by your home/school
- threatening to hurt you, your family, or your friends
- creating false online or social networking accounts under your name
- hacking into your online accounts and changing settings
- posting your personal information on public websites
If any of these have occurred, you may have experienced stalking. Click here for stalking resources, to learn more information and to find support.
Have you experienced unwanted sexual touching or penetration without consent? That would include:
- unwanted touching of an intimate body part of another person
- forced oral to genital contact
- rape by a foreign object
- forced genital intercourse
- forced anal intercourse
- or the attempt of any of these
If any of these have occurred, you may have experienced sexual assault, even if the perpetrator is a romantic partner. Click here for sexual assualt resources, to learn more information and to find support.
Have you experienced any of the following from an intimate relationship partner?
- using his/her hands or weapons to inflict physical harm on you, including pinching, hitting, kicking, shoving, or choking
- ignoring your feelings
- withholding approval as punishment
- yelling at you
- calling you demeaning names
- blaming you for his/her faults
- questioning your abilities to act on your own behalf
- demanding all of your attention
- restricting your contact with others
- attacking your sense of reality
- minimizing your needs regarding sex
- criticizing you sexually
- forcing unwanted touching
- always demanding sex regardless of your desires
- forcing you to commit humiliating sexual acts
- cheating on you
- demanding sex with threats
- forcing sex on you
If any of these have occurred, you may have experienced intimate partner violence. Click here for dating violence resources, to learn more information and to find support.
Have you experienced any of the following based on your actual or perceived identity as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender?
- someone making derogatory comments
- or spreading rumors toward or about you
- excluding you
- threatening you
- disclosing your sexual orientation or gender identity against your wishes?
- aggression, intimidation, threats, or exclusion from someone through social media
If any of these have occurred, you may have experienced homophobic discrimination/violence. Click here for resources, to learn more information and to find support.