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Make the call: elected leaders share experiences with domestic and sexual violence

Del. Kathleen Murphy needed to take a moment. After detailing her legislative efforts to prevent domestic abusers from obtaining or keeping firearms, the state delegate lapsed into a tense, emotional ... read more

Fairfax County Urges Public to ‘Make the Call’

In sharing that she is survivor of sexual ... surviving domestic violence, a bipartisan push by elected officials to the people of Fairfax County to "Make the Call.” “We must do more,“ Jackson said. C... read more

Lessons learned after meme controversy: Elected leaders should take a stand against sexual assault

It was an eye-opening meeting in which many used the public commenting period to share their own stories of surviving sexual violence. Many explained why it was so difficult to report their experience... read more

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Action, not talk, will make Alaska safe

Domestic violence and sexual assault are statewide epidemics ... During the past four years, our elected leaders haven't just failed to make things better, they have actually gotten worse. We can and ... read more


State should bolster civil legal aid

The House budget calls for an increase of over $7 million for OCLA to improve its services to those in need. This will allow the state to do a better job helping veterans, victims of domestic violence ... read more

Turning defeat into determination

The elected leaders of the “world’s greatest ... speaking up about personal experiences of sexual violence and taking action to support survivors. This is truly a collective moment of ... read more

The #MeToo movement and its evolution, explained

Demonstrators protesting against the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh gather outside of Senate Minority Leader ... to end sexual violence and harassment,” Ai-jen Poo, execut... read more

Why Immigrants Need the Violence Against Women Act

The move was received with disapproval by the House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi ... particularly women, who experience domestic violence and sexual assault face, and it’s a critical component ... read more

Male METOO Survivor Speaks Out About Sexual Assault

I’m a survivor of child sexual ... me for sharing my story and being the kind of survivor who helps victims. In 2016, I was chosen as keynote speaker for Break the Silence Foundation, a domestic viole... read more

The New Era of Confrontation

“Senator, I am a sexual ... sharing one of the most awful experiences of your life with someone who is not sympathetic,” Jess Morales Rocketto, the political director of the National Domestic ... read more

With Kavanaugh vote near, Trump says protesters sharing stories of sex assault are 'paid professionals'

preceded his decision last week to call for a delay of Kavanaugh's confirmation vote while the FBI conducted interviews in connection with allegations of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh. "No one c... read more



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