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NCAVP mourns the death of Dejanay Stanton, a 24 year-old black transgender woman, in Chicago, IL. 

AVP learns of incident in Hell’s Kitchen

AVP has learned of an incident involving a gay man in Hell’s Kitchen on August 14. 50-year-old Gregory Kanczes is reported to have been stabbed sixteen times by 25-year-od Geoffrey Tracy.  According to reports, Tracy stabbed Kanczes after Kanczes made sexual advances on him. They were living together. Tracy was

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AVP learns of IPV-related incident in Astoria

AVP has learned of a potential intimate partner violence related incident in Astoria, NY. A 48 year-old man was found dead in the early morning hours of Thursday, August 9. According to media reports, the victim was found on the ground with cuts, bruises, and mouth filled with dirt. Police

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NCAVP Supports The Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP), a coalition of more than 50 LGBTQ anti-violence organizations across the country, urges congress to pass the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2018. The bill was introduced on July 26, 2018 by Representative Jackson Lee and contains realistic and much needed enhancements

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AVP learns of incident at RIIS Beach

AVP has learned of a violent incident involving police at Riis Beach that occurred on Sunday, July 1, 2018. If you have been impacted by the incident and would like to report or to seek support, reach out to AVP by calling our free and confidential 24/7 bilingual (English/Spanish) hotline

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