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What Is Gaslighting?

“Gaslighting is a colloquial term that describes a type of psychological abuse in which the abuser denies the victim’s reality, causing him/her to question him/herself, his/her memory, or his/her perceptions. 240 more words

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TAKE ACTION: Protect access to healthcare for victims and survivors

Contact your Senators, and urge them to vote NO on the Better Care Reconciliation Act bill (BCRA) that will destroy Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act! 474 more words

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What Is Stalking?

The kinds of acts that make up stalking include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Following or surveillance
  • Inappropriate approaches and confrontations
  • Repeated, uninvited appearances at work or residence…
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What Is Domestic Violence?

Intimate Terrorism is violence deployed in the service of (gaining) general control over one’s partner.

Violent Resistance is when a victim of Intimate Terrorism fights back physically. 55 more words

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The AHCA, and What Domestic Violence Survivors Need to Know About It

Survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault need a range of physical and mental health services, including preventative care, to heal and thrive. Today, affordable and comprehensive care is guaranteed, including for survivors, through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 978 more words

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My Origin Story and Why It's Time To Tell It

Like all of you, I have an origin story. Every origin story is either a culmination of multiple events or sometimes one big event that has such significant physical or emotional impact that it can completely alter every moment from that one forward.   1,157 more words

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Ask Your Senators to Oppose Andrew Puzder's Nomination

Andrew Puzder, President Trumps’ nominee for Secretary of Labor, is unfit to serve in that position. The Secretary of Labor’s role is “to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.” Mr.Puzder’s performance as Chief Executive of CKE Restaurants (the parent corporation of Hardee’s and Carl’s Junior) and his stated policy positions stand in stark contrast to that job description and amply demonstrate the danger his confirmation poses to domestic violence victims and survivors’ safety and economic security. 249 more words

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