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Only in Florida: Middle Aged Twins Melee Over Massage Toy in Manatee

CRIME | By EDGE | Dec 14
It was a battle royale over a boyfriend and a sex toy between twin sisters in Florida that left one sibling bloodied and crying for help and the other in handcuffs and later, the hoosegow.

Columbia University Donates $1M for Mental Health for DV Victims

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 25
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) announced a $1 million donation from the Chapman Perelman Foundation in support of a new program that will provide mental health services to victims of domestic violence.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 21
Post orange banners, ribbons and flag in your neighborhood on November 25 for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

GLBTQ-DVP Gets Historic Federal Grant

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 29
The Verizon Foundation awarded the GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project (GLBTQ-DVP) an historic $5,000 grant for a prevention and community engagement program.

Natl Day of Action to End Violence Against Women With HIV

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 23
October 23 is the first-ever national day of action to end violence against women with HIV and across the country, the Positive Women's Network has planned rallies, ruckus-raisings and social media actions.

Empire State Goes Purple for Domestic Violence Month

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 17
New York turned the Empire State Building purple to raise awareness about National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Fox News Wonders, "What If Ray Rice Had Punched a Gay?"

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 12
A guest host on Fox News this Tuesday, September 9 used the discussion about player Ray Rice's indefinite suspension from the NFL for knocking his wife out cold to rant and rave about punishments for anti-gay hate crimes.

Intimate Partner Abuse Linked to Mental Problems in New Mothers

SCIENCE | By EDGE | Jun 21
A recent study shows that domestic abuse is closely linked to postpartum mental health problems, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), in mothers.

Boston Celebrates 25 Years Preventing LGBT Partner Abuse

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 22
On April 24, 2014 The Network/La Red will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a rockin’ gala fundraiser at The Center for the Arts at the Armory, Somerville, MA.

More than 40% LGBT College Students Report Partner Violence

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 5
More than 40 percent of LGBTQ college students report that they have experienced intimate partner violence in their current relationships, a rate that generally aligns with the rate of violence among heterosexual couples.

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