Tag Archives: Gender-Based Violence

Quick Hit: Lidia Yuknavitch on the pervasiveness of male violence

Tweet*Trigger warning* Lidia Yuknavitch, whose wonderful new book I just finished reading (review forthcoming), has a must-read piece at The Rumpus on how women “travel through male violence like it’s part of what living a life means.” It begins: In a bar, with friends, listening to a man I’ve admired for years saying this: “Enough [...]
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#140reasonsdvisnotajoke

TweetTo many a decent human being’s great disappointment, #reasonstobeatyourgirlfriend became a top trending topic on Twitter over the weekend. In response, here are 140 reasons to never treat domestic violence as a 140 character joke. All of these people have been killed by an intimate partner or family member. Please feel free to tweet this [...]
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