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Causes

As A Domestic Violence Survivor & Advocate I Am Working Even Harder To Sound The Alarm During COVID-19

As A Domestic Violence Survivor & Advocate I Am Working Even Harder To Sound The Alarm During COVID-19

By Kaitlyn Carpenter Last October during domestic violence awareness month, I wrote an article for GirlTalkHQ sharing my own experiences and the horrifying statistics of domestic violence in the United […]

Creativity

The report from the second hospital my mother went to during the summer of 1974 states she had a “severe subarachnoid hemorrhage,” which is a life threatening type of stroke caused by bleeding into the space surrounding the brain. As a result she had a right hemiparesis, meaning paralysis on her right side.

Photographer Hannah Kozak Discovers The Power Of Forgiveness & Reconciliation With Her Mother In New Photo Book

When Los Angeles based photographer and former Hollywood stuntwoman Hannah Kozak was nine years old, her mother walked away from her husband and five children to be with another man who […]

Causes, Contributors

Why I Decided To Share My Domestic Violence Experience And Help Raise Awareness About This Epidemic

Why I Decided To Share My Domestic Violence Experience And Help Raise Awareness About This Epidemic

By Kaitlyn Carpenter I am a single mom who had to relocate from another state due to an abusive relationship. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to obtain housing in […]

Contributors

Author Lisa Braver Moss Writes Coming-Of-Age, Vietnam-Era Novel About Surviving Domestic Violence

Author Lisa Braver Moss Writes Coming-Of-Age, Vietnam-Era Novel About Surviving Domestic Violence

The following is an excerpt from ‘Shrug’, a book by Lisa Braver Moss, out on August 13 from She Writes Press. The novel follows a Vietnam War-era teen whose family […]

Today's Wonder Women

Real Life SVU Detective Turned Mom & Basketball Coach Teaches Us What It Means To Survive Loss & Domestic Abuse.

Real Life SVU Detective Turned Mom & Basketball Coach Teaches Us What It Means To Survive Loss & Domestic Abuse.

This article is part of an exciting series we launched in 2018 called Today’s Wonder Women – designed to celebrate the inspiring, impactful, empowering and extraordinary things ordinary women are […]

Interviews

She Turned A Layoff Into An Opportunity To Launch A Beauty Brand Employing The Homeless

She Turned A Layoff Into An Opportunity To Launch A Beauty Brand Employing The Homeless

For most of us, being laid off from a job can be a stressful event. Especially if you are supporting a family. But for one woman, it became the start […]

Feminism

Ad Agency Gives Traditional Christmas Hymns A Feminist Makeover To Raise Money For Charity

Ad Agency Gives Traditional Christmas Hymns A Feminist Makeover To Raise Money For Charity

Well damn, we’ve been doing Christmas wrong all these years! Thank the heavens for UK-based advertising agency Grey London, who teamed up with Goldstein Music production company in London to […]

Contributors

Local UK Choir Using Music To Amplify The #MeToo Message For Domestic Violence Survivors

Local UK Choir Using Music To Amplify The #MeToo Message For Domestic Violence Survivors

By Fay Turner-Paxton #MeToo, the two little words we all read for days on social media. Those who were previously nervous to disclose became empowered, the oblivious became educated and […]

Contributors

Beyond “Pinktober” – A List Of Important Causes To Raise Awareness About During October

Beyond “Pinktober” – A List Of Important Causes To Raise Awareness About During October

By Chelsy Ranard October’s colors tend to be an array of oranges, reds, and yellows. As summer leaves and fall takes its place, our surroundings follow suit. Pumpkin spice, Halloween, […]

Celebrities

Following Emmys Win, ‘Big Little Lies’ Star Nicole Kidman Pens Essay On Domestic Violence

Following Emmys Win, ‘Big Little Lies’ Star Nicole Kidman Pens Essay On Domestic Violence

She’s played numerous, award-winning roles throughout her career, and her portrayal of wife and mother Celeste Wright in HBO’s Emmy-winning series ‘Big Little Lies’ once again proved the immense talent […]

Contributors

Indian Artist Dipti KulKarni Writes Poem About Domestic Violence, Giving Voice To Survivors

Indian Artist Dipti KulKarni Writes Poem About Domestic Violence, Giving Voice To Survivors

By Dipti Kulkarni Gender-discrimination, in general, has been going on for ages. Education has brought awareness amongst women. Now she is struggling for her rightful place in the society. I […]

Politics

Bahrain Leading The Middle East With A Pioneer Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Program

Bahrain Leading The Middle East With A Pioneer Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Program

It’s shocking to think that in parts of the world today, laws criminalizing domestic and sexual violence still may not exist. Or in other cases, they are being rolled back […]

Causes, Interviews

Docu ‘Home Truth’ Exposes The Ugly Truth About Domestic Violence & The Complexity Of Trauma

Docu ‘Home Truth’ Exposes The Ugly Truth About Domestic Violence & The Complexity Of Trauma

If you are in New York City from June 9-18, put the Human Rights Watch Film Festival on your calendar because this is one event you don’t want to  miss […]

Boys We Like

Vanuatu Surfing Association Launched Community Initiative To Battle Domestic Violence

Vanuatu Surfing Association Launched Community Initiative To Battle Domestic Violence

You may already know about the White Ribbon Campaign, which is observed in over 60 countries around the world. It is a day that recognizes the need to end violence […]

Boys We Like

How Vice President Joe Biden Changed The Conversation Around Gender Violence In The US

How Vice President Joe Biden Changed The Conversation Around Gender Violence In The US

He’s not just President Obama’s VP, he is a guy who has spent the majority of his political career fighting some very important battles. You may have recently watched HBO’s […]