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The end of sexual violence and domestic abuse? A resource list of organizations working toward thisThe end of sexual violence and domestic abuse? A resource list of organizations working toward this

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Why is it that, when we talk about sexual violence and domestic abuse, we talk about the women involved and erase the men from the conversation? In today’s talk, violence-prevention educator Jackson Katz explains why sentences like “Mary is a battered woman” are far more common in the cultural dialogue surrounding these issues than ones […]

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6 brave personal stories of domestic abuse

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Leslie Morgan Steiner thought that she’d found true love in her early 20s. Instead, she found herself married to a man who repeatedly pointed a gun at her head and threatened to kill her. In today’s brave talk, given at TEDxRainier, Steiner tells the story of how she — a Harvard-educated magazine editor turned businesswoman […]