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New ad campaign celebrates #QTPOCLove this Domestic Violence Awareness Month

This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the TOD@S Collaborative is broadening our public understanding of what intimate partner violence is and who it impacts, while also depicting, promoting, and celebrating healthy relationships among queer and trans people of color.

This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the TOD@S Collaborative is broadening our public understanding of what intimate partner violence is and who it impacts, while also depicting, promoting, and celebrating healthy relationships among queer and trans people of ...

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Why Kerry Washington thinks you should know about financial abuse

Kerry Washington is using her celebrity, her love for fashion, and her designing skills for a good cause: to empower women to escape from financial abuse, which is present in 98 percent of cases of domestic abuse. When I asked Kerry why the issue was so important, I saw she was just as sharp, articulate and passionate as the Olivia Pope character she portrays on Scandal. 

Kerry Washington is using her celebrity, her love for fashion, and her designing skills for a good cause: to empower women to escape from financial abuse, which is present in 98 percent of cases of domestic abuse. When ...

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Breaking: Nan-Hui Jo released from immigration detention

Nan-Hui Jo, the undocumented survivor of domestic violence who was convicted of child abduction for fleeing abuse with her child and was detained in ICE custody facing deportation, has been released on ...

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Chris Brown is the poster child for intimate partner violence

Chris Brown was 19 years old that day in 2009 when the world learned of his beating Rihanna. That was part of the defense offered, free of charge, from his fans and others eager to not discuss intimate partner violence and abuse.

Chris Brown was 19 years old that day in 2009 when the world learned of his beating Rihanna. That was part of the defense offered, free of charge, from his fans and others eager to not discuss ...

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Economic justice for domestic abuse survivors shouldn’t strengthen mass incarceration

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

For about a year, I volunteered at a domestic violence hotline. Every other Saturday, I helped survivors of intimate partner violence access emergency housing, lock changes, counseling, and civil protection orders.

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

For about a year, I volunteered at a domestic violence hotline. Every other Saturday, I helped survivors of intimate partner violence access emergency housing, lock changes, ...

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Nan-Hui Jo in ICE Custody, Act Now

On Tuesday, Nan-Hui Jo — an undocumented domestic violence survivor who was convicted in March of child abduction after she and her young daughter fled her abuser — was sentenced to three years of probation and 175 days in county jail.

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