It is our job as advocates to meet the needs of the women who walk through our doors. – Kit Gruelle, domestic violence advocate What an amazing concept! I will […]
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Wa-Hoo! The Sundance Institute just announced documentary film grant winners. I am beyond ecstatic to share that Private Violence won in the Production/Post-Production category: Private Violence (U.S.A.) Director: Cynthia Hill Have you […]
By Cindy Waitt, guest columnist 2012 brought school bullying to the front of the line of topics nationally, and rightfully so. It’s serious, it’s important, and it’s pervasive. The statistics […]
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Jane Fonda is celebrating her 73rd birthday today (December 21). Her parents named her Lady Jayne Seymour Fonda after an ancestor who was the third wife of Henry VIII. She’s just […]
The Declaration of Independence was written on my family’s paper 234 years ago. It said all men are created equal. Abigail Adams infamously asked her husband John about the […]
My library is full of the stories of famous people and celebrities who have survived abuse and gone on to thrive and find joy. To celebrate my 200th […]
Today, in the spirit of the Ms. Foundation’s Outrageous Acts campaign, I want to give some shout-outs to folks doing great stuff. My hope is that we can all stop feeling alone in the wilderness and start building a vibrant virtual community to bring an end to the violence.
We all have talents. My hope is that while visiting this web site you will be inspired to leverage your talents to change the current domestic violence paradigm. While we may not be feminist activists like Gloria Steinem, we can certainly accept her invitation to do one outrageous act in the cause of simple justice. She believes we’ll discover the world will be a better place and we’ll have fun in the process.
To celebrate Ms. Steinmen’s 75th birthday, the Ms. Foundation launched their Outrageous Acts campaign which flows from Ms. Steinem’s essays in Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions.