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How Advice To ‘Take The High Road’ Silences Victims Of Abuse

Anyone who has been a victim of abuse will tell you that the burden of emotional labor is enormous, and that it’s amplified by the pressure to keep Read...
Chelsea Cristene of Role Reboot    |   11.5.18   |   SHARE
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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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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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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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I’d spent so long normalizing my relationship, that to accept that it was wrong, even though I always knew it deep down, meant dismantling the foundation on which the last eight years of my life had been based.

When It Ended: On Escaping Domestic Abuse

I didn’t stay because I was afraid he would hurt me if I left. I stayed because I thought if I could find the right combination of behaviors, then I Read...
Rebecca Houghton of Role Reboot    |   10.18.17   |   SHARE
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New Bill Forces Rape Victims To Ask Permission For Abortion

The new Arkansas Bill H.B. 1566 requires women to get permission from the biological father before getting an abortion. This includes incidents of Read...
Liza Walter   |   07.11.17   |   SHARE
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I can't help but speculate that if Blac Chyna were a white celebrity, feminists on social media would be up in arms at the mere suggestion of domestic violence. (Image Credit: Instagram/blacchyna)

Media Reacts To Blac Chyna With Slut-Shaming, But Stays Silent On Abuse Allegations

Black women in abusive relationships are disproportionately killed by domestic violence, and if what Rob Kardashian is doing right now is any Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   07.7.17   |   SHARE
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Own those mistakes. Make them work for you now.

There Are Many Reasons I'm Proud To Be Divorced

I’m proud to be divorced, and this is why. Read...
Michelle Zunter of Mamamia    |   03.3.17   |   SHARE
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