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Dating Violence

Telling Amy's Story -- It's Time to Talk

Mariska Hargitay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mariska Hargitay

Anyone can become that person in a community who knows the signs of domestic and intimate partner violence and knows how to respond to a victim with compassion and wisdom. It's time to talk about it.

Dating Violence? Maybe Not But MTV's 16 & Pregnant Does Not Make Me LOL

Marjorie Gilberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marjorie Gilberg

There is nothing funny about dating violence. We need to eliminate the stereotypes about dating abuse and spread the truth -- anyone can be a target, anyone can be a perpetrator.

Teen Dating Violence Is on the Rise. What You Need to Know Now.

Colleen Perry | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Colleen Perry

Yeardley Love's death was not some isolated incident. 1 in 3 adolescent girls in the U.S. have been a victim of physical, emotional, or verbal abuse from a dating partner.

A History of Violence: Not Huguely, But the University of Virginia

Liz Seccuro | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Liz Seccuro

The recent killing of lacrosse player Yeardley Love is a tragic chapter for my alma mater. Issues of dating violence, murder, sexual assault and stalking have long haunted the University of Virginia.

Virginians Take Heed: Dating Violence is Not Going Away

Marjorie Gilberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marjorie Gilberg

Last month, Break the Cycle released its third annual State Law Report Cards, a survey of the nation's teen dating violence civil protection laws. And for the third year in a row, Virginia received a failing grade.

Ending Domestic Violence Means Teaching Respect

Courtney Macavinta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Courtney Macavinta

My first memory in life is of my mother holding me up as a human shield to get my dad to stop beating her. I was just 2-years-old. Now my goal is to break this cycle of disrespect.

Chris Brown and Rihanna: The Religious Underpinnings of Domestic Violence

Deborah King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Deborah King

We think we've come a long way, baby. Not! Today's teens have shown that we're still living out patriarchal myths dating back at least five thousand y...

How Many More Rihannas?

Abby L. Ferber | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Abby L. Ferber

This incident provides us with an opportunity to engage in a broader discussion about violence against women.

Katie Couric On Rihanna & Chris Brown: "Talk To Your Children"

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Katie Couric has weighed in on the Rihanna/Chris Brown scandal, using her video notebook to encourage parents to speak to their children about dating ...

Youth React to Alleged Rihanna Assault

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

There's a storm of gossip about R&B singer Chris Brown's alleged assault Rihanna. Fans are speculating about whether he did it, and if so, why he did it -- and who's to blame.