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Women can still be punished for speaking up about domestic violence, and not just by losing a job but by a legal system that fails to protect them.

When Speaking Up About Domestic Violence Gets You Sued

Women can still be punished for speaking up about domestic violence, and not just by losing a job but by a legal system that fails to protect them. Read...
Dena Landon    |   06.18.18   |   SHARE
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Verbal abuse is different. The damage is internal, there are no physical bruises or scars.

Verbal Abuse: What It Is And How To Respond

If it’s verbal abuse, it’s time to take action and start protecting yourself. Read...
Olivia Abbott of DivorcedMoms    |   05.8.18   |   SHARE
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Diana Whitney at a #MeToo March on International Women's Day (Photo Credit: Kristopher Radder/ The Reformer)

How I Exposed My Yoga Teacher's Abuses On Facebook

There is a long history of male yoga teachers using their spiritual power to dominate and abuse women. Yoga is slowly waking and this is my story! Read...
Diana Whitney    |   05.7.18   |   SHARE
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There’s a horrible kind of pain that comes when you realize someone you considered to be your strongest ally has turned against you.

When Your Best Friend Doesn't Believe You've Been Abused ​

There’s a horrible kind of pain that comes when you realize someone you considered to be your strongest ally has turned against you. Read...
Liz Lazzara    |   05.1.18   |   SHARE
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Photo by Tess Nebula on Unsplash

The #MeToo Movement Is Not Making Waves Where I Live​

I doubt a day’s gone by when the #MeToo movement hasn’t been referenced in some way. I thought I’d finally have my day and say in court. Read...
Sharisse Tracey    |   04.24.18   |   SHARE
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Photo by BRUNO CERVERA on Unsplash

What It's Like To Date After Domestic Abuse

Past trauma can and does impact domestic abuse survivors in the dating world. That doesn’t mean that we’re unworthy of love or incapable of finding Read...
Dena Landon    |   04.6.18   |   SHARE
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Snapchat's Rihanna Joke Isn't Harmless — It's A Slap In The Face To Domestic Violence Survivors

Abuse is rampant in this country and Snapchat, with the power to influence millions of users, has done nothing to educate, illuminate, or eradicate Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   03.15.18   |   SHARE
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Innocent women are the prey for Dracula — showing that no woman is safe, much like now. (image via Wikicommons)

Dracula Is Really Just Every Rapist And Abuser You Know

What's more emblematic of the horrors of patriarchy than Dracula films and literature? Read...
Joanna Valente of Luna Luna Magazine    |   02.7.18   |   SHARE
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