Suffering in Silence. Sadly, it isn’t shocking that a high percentage of women reported abuse at the hands of sexually intimate partners. Roughly 60% of bisexual women have been stalked, physically abused, or sexually assaulted. More than 40% of lesbians and more than 30% of heterosexual women also reported abuse. Men are also victims. Approximately […]
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Recent scandals involving NFL star running backs ex-Baltimore Raven Ray Rice and Minnesota Viking Adrian Peterson, have led to new revisions in the NFL’s policies regarding domestic violence. But the actions the league has taken in each case have been inconsistent. Rice faced disciplinary action from the NFL in July after an incident surfaced that […]
Allison Watt has a message for her peers: don’t be afraid to talk to me. By bringing her interactive exhibit, “Breaking Silence,” to the Tivoli last week, Watt sought to spark conversation about the difficult topic of domestic violence. “I am a survivor of interpersonal violence, so I really wanted to create something where people […]
Domestic violence and sexual assault against women is not something people consciously think about all the time, but the Clothesline Project is hoping to raise awareness and create a ripple effect of change. On April 1, colorful t-shirts were hung up on clotheslines in the Tivoli atriums, not as an April Fool’s Day joke, but […]
[media-credit id=246 align=”alignnone” width=”600″][/media-credit] Benjamin Cowhick (left) abd Matthew Blood-Smyth, listen to Dwayne Carrington, give a monologue during Visionbox’s production of “The Othello Project.” The connection between “Othello” and domestic violence is subtle and deals with societies’ views of gender and roles within them. Domestic violence and gender roles were examined through “The […]
Ramsey Scott email@example.com The doors of the Phoenix Center at Auraria have been closed to Metro students. Metro’s administration, on Dec. 1, decided not to fund the center due to the current financial crisis the college is facing. The center, which deals with survivors of sexual assault, interpersonal violence, and stalking, had asked Metro to […]
Ramsey Scott firstname.lastname@example.org The Phoenix Center at Auraria, which provides advocacy to survivors of interpersonal violence, sexual assault and stalking, might have to shut its doors to Metro students at the end of the year. The tri-institutional center was created through a 3-year grant from the federal Department of Justice in 2008. When the DOJ […]
To Write Love on Her Arms, a nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide, is encouraging everyone to participate in the nationwide movement of writing “love” on their arms.