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3 Destructive Words for Our Boys

“Be a Man!” In saying this to our boys, what are we really telling them?  What message are they receiving? Watch this trailer of an upcoming documentary – an exploration of American masculinity –  by The Representation Project, creators of “Miss Representation.”

App Could Save Your Life

New App Lets People in Abusive Relationships Seek Help Quickly by Laura Beck Jezebel Aspire News is a new app out for iPhone and Android that’s made for people in abusive relationships. It’s an interesting idea, and one that might actually help a lot of people.From Look Into the Mind: It’s disguised as a regular […]

In Love & In Danger

In Love & In Danger

In Love and in Danger:  a teen’s guide to breaking free of abusive relationships With one out of three adolescents experiencing some form of physical, emotional/verbal, or sexual abuse by a boyfriend or girlfriend, our youth need to know where they can turn for help.  In Love and in Danger, by MSW Barry Levy, is […]

Our District Attorney on Domestic Violence

From the October 21, 2013 Press Democrat’s “Letters to the Editor …” Domestive Violence EDITOR: October marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As we pause to reflect on the toll this crime takes on our community, we realize that one in four women will be a victim. At a recent luncheon in Santa Rosa, California Supreme […]

VOTE for US!

Celebrating Petaluma’s Spirit of Giving, the Petaluma Community Foundation will be giving one local nonprofit a $1,000 grant based on popular vote from the Petaluma community.  We are asking you to VOTE FOR GUIDED TO SAFETY to receive this generous grant!  (And don’t hesitate to SHARE this message!) Guided To Safety provides resources and education […]

Join Us for Our 2013 FINALE!

February 28, March 1 & 2 … Join us for our ({V}) Season Finale – a staged production of The Vagina Monologues! “The Vagina Monologues“ Hailed by the New York Times as “funny” and “poignant” and by the Daily News as “intelligent” and “courageous”, The Vagina Monologues, which was first performed off-Broadway by Ms Ensler, […]

The Longest War is the One Against Women

A rape a minute, a thousand corpses a year: hate crimes in America (and elsewhere) by Rebecca Solnit Common Dreams Artists in San Francisco protesting violence against women. Here in the United States, where there is a reported rape every 6.2 minutes, and one in five women will be raped in her lifetime, the rape […]

Now Is The Time

On this day honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a message from his daughter Bernice A. King on why she is RISING with us on 14 February 2013. “Now is the time.” “We must all learn to live together as brothers or we will all perish together as fools. We are tied together in the single garment […]

Politics & Violence Against Women

Politics & Violence Against Women

Is  Violence Against Women a Priority in Political Agendas? by Juan Carlos Garzón Vergara Project Syndicate The reality shows that it should be,  according to United Nations, 7 out of 10 women experience physical or sexual violence in  their lifetime – the majority by someone they know. Acts of violence against  women aged between 15 […]

Solidarity Against Rape, Protection Of The Sacred Feminine

From the January 8 issue of HuffPost IMPACT Solidarity Against Rape and Pillage, Domination Culture, Protection of The Sacred Feminine Jacob Devaney Founder & Director, Culture Collective Rape and pillage have historic roots in warfare, yet the “culture” of domination is still with us today. For the first time in history we are seeing a […]