FROM PTSD TO PTS-FREE
Providing Support for Survivors of Domestic Violence and/or Sexual Assault by Giving Them a Voice.
percent of women are victims of severe violence by an intimate partner in their lifetimes.
percent of homeless families identified domestic violence as a primary cause of homelessness.
percent of gay or bisexual men who will experience intimate partner violence in their lifetimes.
The percentage of financial abuse that occurs in all domestic violence cases
Why the Bloomingdale’s “Spike your Best Friend’s Drink” aka date-rape ad is a problem…
Why the Bloomingdale’s “Spike your Best Friend’s Drink” aka date-rape ad is a problem… So by now – you probably gather that I feel strongly in disfavor over the Bloomingdale ad. An ad that portrays A woman, laughing, head tossed back, focused on something over her right shoulder. A man stares at her, unsmiling. The […]
Revisiting #WhyIStayed – two years post abuse
Facebook likes to remind me of memories. Today it reminded me of this Mic article, “19 #WhyIStayed Tweets That Everyone Needs to See” – If you haven’t seen/read that article make sure you do! Here are some of the tweets (both current and from a year ago) that really hit home for me. I stayed […]
Stop Survivor Pity
If you have not been living in a cave during the past two-or-so weeks, you have probably heard of the Duggar drama. Facebook and Twitter blew up with people on both sides of the issue (Yeh, I know, I don’t even understand how this issue even has more than one side) Regardless the media onslaught […]
The Boy Snapped Her Bra – and the Girl Did Exactly What She Was Supposed to do.
I ran across this story on my Facebook feed this morning, and I wanted to find out more – like who was it, where was the school, where was this story originally published. If you have not seen it yet – here is the jest – Mom of a teenage girl gets called away from […]
It is Bigger than Hypocrisy – the REAL problem with the Duggar Sexual Abuse
I get it. Hypocrites suck. However, they are everywhere; in every religion, in every wing of politics, in various socio-economic sections… Moreover, every time we see someone acting hypocritically we want to call them out on it. For some reason, it makes us all feel better. However, in the case with the Duggars – there […]