Topics :: domestic violence

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Speedos and Drag Queens and Bears, Oh My!

HEALTH | By EDGE | Feb 20
GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project is still eager to take their "11th Annual Winter Plunge" into the icy waters of South Boston's Carson Beach, Sunday Feb 22 at 12 noon, in spite of record levels of snow.

NYC Domestic Violence Homicides Decline by 36% Over Decade

CRIME | By EDGE | Feb 12
New York City released a report revealing a 36 percent percent decline in family-related homicides, thanks to efforts to combat domestic violence.

Activists Mobilize for One Billion Rising: Revolution Campaign

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 6
On February 7 in New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom, One Billion Rising will host a kickoff event for their February 14 week of action to end violence against women and girls.

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.

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