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National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey

#WhyIStayed Is Our Hashtag, Too

Sarah Prager | Posted 09.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Sarah Prager

"Why I stayed," as a statement, is genderless, but people fill in the blanks to think it means a woman staying with a man who is physically hurting her.

Bring the Rape Conversation Home

K. Sujata | Posted 11.23.2013 | Chicago
K. Sujata

Travel advisories were issued and travelers were made to think that sexual assaults were limited to India. But in reality, rape is a critical problem worldwide. And in our own backyard, numbers show that it is a also a widespread problem in the Unites States.

The Invisible Darkness: Domestic Abuse In LGBTQI Relationships

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 04.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

Once an ex-girlfriend tried to strangle me. She was drunk and much smaller than I, so it wasn't a scary experience, but it was a sad one, as it marked our turn onto a dark path together. It was the beginning of a very long and painful journey to the end of our relationship.

How I Steer Clear of Crazy, Rage-Filled Lovers

Twanna A. Hines | Posted 04.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Twanna A. Hines

The Internet overflows with random profiles of abusive men who abuse women. This ignores straight men who are abused by women as well as LGBTQ couples -- a community that experiences violence at equal or greater rates as heterosexual partners.

Shatter The Silence: An Undeclared War On Women

Satpal Singh | Posted 02.26.2012 | Religion
Satpal Singh

For every woman that dies, hundreds keep suffering without any recourse, without any let up in violence. They remain alive, but are not 'living' by any dignified definition of the word.