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Understanding Honour Based Violence

By Jane Wairimu

At some point in your life you might have come across news stories about members of a family colluding to ‘punish’ or kill another family member who they perceive has brought ‘shame’ on the family. 705 more words

Violence Against Women

The Gay Men Who Fled Chechnya’s Purge, the Lesbians Who Saved Them and the Lesbians Who Haven't Made it Out

Some of the safety measures are hard won. In May, Baranova was helping a lesbian who came to Moscow with her husband, a gay man. Marrying another gay person has long been a way for queers in Chechnya to create a life. 184 more words


Another Narcissist Tactic and How to Steer Clear of their Game

28 June 2017

The goal of any narcissist is to keep their targets “at war” or in conflict. They do this through complex manipulations, distortions, lies, bribes, deceptions and mind-games. 696 more words

Violence Against Women

wrath of he

deflecting lies

fired through the slits
of wrathful eyes,

a heart
turned gristle

between his teeth 

© Anthony Gorman 2016

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Sunday reads

A few pieces that caught my eye this week.

Bec Shaw: Fat of the Furious

I couldn’t write about what happened at the time because I felt so despairing when Roxane Gay discussed how humiliated the incident made her feel.

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Sex And Gender

Justice For Children Apprehended By CAS

23 June 2017

I’m sharing a link to an article published today “Three Week Trial Has Begun for Custody of a Young Girl,” which has received 170 views in less than 24 hours. 348 more words


Why I won't be in a hurry to ask bloggers to review my book in the future

All writers know that they mustn’t respond to negative reviews on Amazon, in public forums, or on other sites, we must just bite our tongues and move on. 1,142 more words

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