Tag Archives: Intimate Partner Violence

Transgender Awareness

November 15-20 is Transgender Awareness Week. The week culminates in the Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20, a day to honor and remember transgender (or perceived to be transgender) individuals who have been murdered because of discrimination and hate. The week is an opportunity to educate, engage, and get involved on behalf of equal rights and fair treatment for transgender and gender variant people and their families. Continue reading

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Domestic Violence: It Can Happen To Anyone

Rihanna’s interview on Good Morning America illustrates common issues for domestic violence survivors. Continue reading

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Silent Too Long, Silent NO More! Rally and March Against Domestic Violence

Right here in Chicago Domestic Violence Awareness Month will be commemorated with a rally and march: Silent Too Long, Silent NO More! Continue reading

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You-Are-Loved Chalk Message Project

The You-Are-Loved Chalk Message Project is an action on high school and college campuses designed to combat anti-LGBT sentiments with messages of love and acceptance. Follow up and pictures. Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month Continue reading

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