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Millions watched as Lady Gaga shared the Oscars’ stage with survivors of sexual assault during her powerful performance of “Til It Happens To You.” The message was clear: we must change the culture that enables sexual assault, and support the one in...

There is NO Place for Shame

Victim shaming comments and questions focus the blame on the wrong person. When women began stepping forward late last year accusing comedian and actor Bill Cosby of various incidents of sexual assault in the 70s, the public’s opinion was swift and clear: These women...

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. 3 in 4 parents have never talked to their kids about domestic violence or sexual assault. Talking about what it means to have a healthy relationship is the first step to preventing dating violence and abuse. Dating...

Amelia Earhart Day

Amelia Earhart Day, is today, January 11. To quote Amelia Earhart: “Women should do for themselves what men have already done – occasionally what men have not done – thereby establishing themselves as persons, and perhaps encouraging other women...

2015 Candlelight Vigil Speech

It is October. It is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and we are once again gathering to celebrate, to remember, and to provide hope. A person calling our Crisis Hotline said to the recently, “I just don’t think anyone will believe me,” as she was sharing details of...
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