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Dimmed Lights

My heart goes out
To lights dimmed
Residing in
Dark places
Their power
Long relinquished

A pattern played
Their brightness seized
Turned back on them… 114 more words

Photography

Tranz Trances, Session 2

In this Session I will be dis-enchanting the Tranz Trance with a bit of scholarship from famed gyno/ethicist,  Mary Daly.  I recently picked up her book… 1,033 more words

Blaming victims for domestic violence: how psychology taught us to be helpless

I’ve been battered and raped. For those of you interested in preventing violence, here is an important article:

Blaming Victims

And, from Judith Lewis Herman in her book TRAUMA AND RECOVERY: 195 more words

Writing

12 Facts That Show How Guns Make Domestic Violence Even Deadlier

A statistical guide to firearms, intimate partner abuse, and the children, parents, and police who become victims, too.

by Kerry Shaw August 22, 2016

The complete article with graphics… 47 more words

Domestic Violence

Abuse in Hindsight

Before falling in love, like for real love, I had several notions of what it’d be like. I imagined how happy we’d be, how much we’d enjoy talking with each other throughout the day and how fun our dates would be. 1,302 more words

Advice

Love Shouldn't Hurt

Who was I at the time?

I was 18, a college freshman. I had just come home to Pensacola from Troy for Christmas break. I had the time of my life that first semester; I began to discover who I was, what my passions were, and who I wanted to be in life. 3,154 more words

Abuse

The Importance of Using Accountable Language

The Importance of Using Accountable Language

by Phyllis B. Frank and Barry Goldstein

This article was conceived because of the frequency with which leaders of our movement and presenters at conferences use unaccountable language in our presentations and proposals, even as they deeply care about ending men’s violence against women and have devoted their lives to helping women partnered with abusive men. 980 more words

Domestic Violence