Every 7.4 seconds, a woman in China faces domestic violence. Can the tide be turned? – CNA

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Why Black Women Are Often Missing From Conversations About Police Violence | FiveThirtyEight

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse When Lajuana Phillips was shot and killed by a police officer in late 2018, she was a mother of three children, a daughter and a cousin who was described by fam… Source: Why Black Women Are Often Missing From Conversations About Police Violence | FiveThirtyEight Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse

100 Women: How the ‘urinary leash’ keeps women at home – BBC News

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse On World Toilet Day 100 Women looks at the impact of the ‘urinary leash’ which keeps women at home. Source: 100 Women: How the ‘urinary leash’ keeps women at home – BBC News Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse

Yea Virginia, There is Really is Female Oppression All Over the World(video)

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Your friends are wrong. Sex-based oppression and abuse isn’t a fairytale or make-believe story. Your friends who choose to believe that sex-based oppression and violence against females doesn’t exist. We can’t hope it away. We can’t wish it away. We have to confront it by confronting it and taking action. Follow […]

An Oregon Woman Says a Police Officer Raped Her. She Was the One Arrested

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse “I was stalked and raped by officer Christopher Drumm, but because of the job I hold, I’m the one facing charges.” Source: An Oregon Woman Says a Police Officer Raped Her. She Was the One Arrested Surviving Abuse Daily: About This Blaming Black Women for Violence Against Them Why Threats to […]

How People Of Color Can Experience Grief Differently Than White People | HuffPost Life

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Marginalized communities are affected by loss in unique and painful ways. Here’s how, plus some resources for coping. Source: How People Of Color Can Experience Grief Differently Than White People | HuffPost Life Complicated Grief: Understanding for a More Chronic Season of Grief – WE SURVIVE ABUSE Survivor Affirmations: Bridge Over […]

Search Party: 200 + Prompts to Help You Confront Anxiety

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse https://payhip.com/b/VCRM Search Party: Ask Your Anxiety Questions to Send it Far Away Anxiety can be embarrassing. Anxiety can be distracting. Anxiety can be uncomfortable. Anxiety can be terrifying. These 200 journal prompts are here to help you confront the stress, worry, and anxiety that complicates your life one journal entry at a time.  […]

Defining Personal Boundaries (infographic)

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Parent and Child Safety Advocate Questions Around New Florida Legislation

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Schools could face lawsuits if they don’t force girls to undergo a “health examination … Source: Florida passes bill requiring some girls to undergo genital inspections for school sports / LGBTQ Nation Being both an advocate for child safety and a parent I have concerns. My child loves sports so a […]

14 Rules of Misogyny (graphic)

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse 1st rule of misogyny: Women are responsible for what men do. 2nd rule of misogyny: Women saying no to men is a hate crime. 3rd rule of misogyny: Women speaking for themselves are exclusionary and selfish. 4th rule of misogyny: Women’s opinions are violence against men thus male violence against women […]

Women and Intimate Partner Violence – Domestic Violence in Lesbian Relationships

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Victims of domestic violence in lesbian relationships face even more challenges finding support. Source: Women and Intimate Partner Violence – Domestic Violence in Lesbian Relationships Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse

How to Care for Your Black Friends Without Making Yourself a Burden

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Here’s a fact you’re going to have to understand: You actually might mess up. But here’s how to make sure your actions and intentions come from the right place. Source: How to Care for Your Black Friends Without Making Yourself a Burden   Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse

Ask Readers/Listeners of WE Survive Abuse: The Future of Women’s Rights

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse https://www.usnews.com/news/us/articles/2021-04-14/un-report-many-women-in-poor-nations-cant-say-no-sex https://thepostmillennial.com/aclu-blocks-womans-request-for-data-on-numbers-of-transgender-inmates-in-womens-prisons Sound Off: https://anchor.fm/wesurviveabuse/message https://www.wesurviveabuse.com/contact-2/ Previous Posts https://www.wesurviveabuse.com/does-it-look-like-women-have-spare-time-energy-safe-space-vol-2/ https://www.wesurviveabuse.com/does-it-look-like-women-have-money-time-energy-safe-spaces-to-spare-vol-1/ Unique Issues Facing Black Women Dealing With Abuse Violence Against Women: More Money, More Problems Vol 1 Vice News: Female Genital Mutilation Survivors In The U.S. Are Fighting Back Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse

What is Grooming and What are the Signs | Hands Off Initiative

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Grooming as a concept is familiar to a lot of people, though they have never consciously defined it as grooming. In her 2017 article for Allure, Emma Sarran Webster describes it as an abuse tactic, quoting Eric Garrison’s definition – “Grooming is the slow, methodical, and intentional process of manipulating a […]

Rape charges dropped because accused thought victim ‘was someone else’ – NZ Herald

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Authorities told the victim the man made a ‘drunken mistake’ and denied to press charges. Source: Rape charges dropped because accused thought victim ‘was someone else’ – NZ Herald Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse

8 Things Women Used to Be Banned From Doing | Mental Floss

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Women were once exempt from serving on juries for fear they might take it too easy on defendants. Source: 8 Things Women Used to Be Banned From Doing | Mental Floss In my opinion, we women have gotten too comfortable, too soon.  It’s not that hard to turn back the clock […]

Six women’s issues explained with emojis | UN Women – Headquarters

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Take a closer look at some of the urgent issues women are facing during the time of COVID-19, and we ask you to use your voice and platforms to spread the word. Source: Six women’s issues explained with emojis | UN Women – Headquarters     Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse

SLATE: When Men Sue Women’s Empowerment Orgs for Gender Discrimination

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse When Men Sue Women’s Empowerment Orgs for Gender Discrimination Experts suggest many groups falter when they settle instead of fighting back. BY REBECCA GALE JULY 03, 201810:00 AM Photo illustration by Slate. Images by Ingram Publishing. TWEET SHARE COMMENT Better Life Lab is a partnership of Slate and New America. The rise of […]

Violence Against Women: More Money, More Problems Vol 1

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse  Sometimes we miss risk factors that might be staring us right in the face. Like: whether or not one partner earns more than another.  Take a look: https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/worldtoday/women-earning-more-than-their-partner-at-risk-of-dv/13281872     https://www.thelily.com/how-abuse-and-women-making-more-money-are-linked-and-what-can-be-done/     https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/domestic-violence-linked-to-pay-rises-235151030.html     Study says women’s wages could be tied to increased domestic violence https://www.svri.org/sites/default/files/attachments/2016-12-12/Bonnes%202016_Education%20and%20Income%20Imbalances%20Among%20Married%20Couples%20in%20Malawi%20as%20Predictors%20for%20Likelihood%20of%20Physical%20and%20Emotional%20Intimate%20Partner%20Violence.pdf   https://www.jstor.org/stable/3600302?seq=1   […]

New Jack City Clip: Using Women & Girls as Protection is Not New

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse New Jack City. This movie is a classic! I saw it in the theater when it came out in 1991, 30 years ago! The theaters were packed for weeks. See it if you haven’t seen it. See it again if you have. I distinctly remember this one scene that made the […]

Being Nice Can Kill You

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse   Fear’s ill effect is a Diminished Self. When you multiply that by the masses of women kept in check by threats of force, deprivation, or violence that’s a lot of shrinkage. Source: Being Nice Can Kill You     Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse

Being “Polite” Often Gets Women Killed

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse   True crime is having a moment — and podcasts like My Favorite Murder resonate with audiences because they reframe the narrative of female victimhood and provide tools for survival. Source: Being “Polite” Often Gets Women Killed     Why Threats to Women & Children’s Safety in Bathrooms is No Laughing […]

9 Bad Things Happen When You’re Too Nice

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse When you are too nice, your ability to help those around you and be appreciated diminishes. Caring for your own needs first can help you to be more kind. Source: 9 Bad Things Happen When You’re Too Nice       Dear Future Feminists & Womanists: They Are Not Going to […]

You Are Enough Even if “All You Do” Is Win the Battles Within

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse There’s so much to do, so many people in need. Humanity has such a long to-do list. It takes time, effort, compassion, empathy, giving a damn, & money to change this messy world.  Trauma Survivors: please keep in mind that you are definitely needed. This world NEEDS Survivors to do the […]

Dear Future Feminists & Womanists: They Are Not Going to Like You

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse   No matter how men identify, who they love, what their role is (or is supposed to be), how many wars they start, how many women & children they abuse & infect; men have the privilege of doing what they want with little thought to being likable, lovable, wifeable,  or sexually […]

U.S. military grapples with a rising epidemic of sexual assault in its ranks | PBS NewsHour

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse A video posted by a female U.S. Marine about sexual assault in the military rocketed across the internet and into a Pentagon press-briefing room Friday. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin promised to take additional steps to stop such violence. But as Nick Schifrin reports, sexual assault in the military continues to […]

‘The Rape of Recy Taylor’ explores the little-known terror campaign against black women

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse For Southern black women, the era of separate but equal was also a decades-long reign of white sexual terror. If Southern trees bore strange fruit, the homes an… Source: ‘The Rape of Recy Taylor’ explores the little-known terror campaign against black women     Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse

Did White Women Deny Black Women “Womanhood”?

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse If I didn’t define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people’s fantasies for me and eaten alive.- Audre Lorde MYTH: White women denied cis Black women “womanhood”. One of my sermons by my home church Pastor has to be the one where he preached these words: “Stop worrying […]

WYATT! Male on Male Domestic Violence

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse WYATT! does a deep dive into those timely and critical issues that impact Gay/SGL (Same-Gender-Loving) men with a diverse set of LGBTQ movers, shakers, and change agents. The podcast is informative, thought-provoking…and sprinkled with sly, spicy (and sometimes salacious!) humor. Simply put, WYATT! is “Eargasm For Tha Grown Folks!” This installment […]

“No” Is A Whole Reason

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse You don’t need a “reason” why you will not date, be intimate w/and/or have sex with someone. -Tonya GJ Prince #NoMeansNo #relationships #selfcare #LOVE #consent #empowerment    Watch this video on YouTube. Watch this video on YouTube. Watch this video on YouTube. Watch this video on YouTube.         […]

No Silence Zone: Listening to Survivors Talk about Sex and Gender

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Girls & Women Don’t Owe ANYBODY Sexual Reparations (audio)

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse  The space between our legs is not your designated safe space. -Tonya GJ Prince I HATE. I ABHOR. I DESPISE oppression. I may fight for you and your rights, money, safety, or justice if I can. BUT, No one is owed justice, equity, equality nor reparations by way of romantic attention […]

Do FGM and Transgender Issues Collide? (updated w/audio)

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse We are in the process of working towards making a powerful space for both autonomy and interdependence. As I’ve said before, and I will say it once more, I’m proud of us for doing the work. I’m thankful to the women that came before us who built the foundation for this […]

Vulnerability Disclosure: Women Opening Up About Sex and Gender

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Tweeted by me recently: As a Woman, by a certain age, you’ve been called too many different things, by too many different people; in a messy attempt to reduce you. That’s why we make rules like this: I have a very simple and firm rule: I tell you how to refer […]

Protect Your Body of Visual Work with Watermarkly

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Putting boundaries in place, includes putting boundaries around your creative works. Your images, infographics, visuals for trainings, even selfies; need protecting.  Protect your work with watermarks.  For us here at WE Survive Abuse, that means using Watermarkly.com. It is affordable, easy, and doesn’t interrupt the message we are trying to send. […]

Defund the Police: Did We Get to the Part About Solutions for Victims of Domestic & Sexual Violence Yet?

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse My fear is this is about to be just as polarized as the abortion debate. Long ignored in the pro-life pro-choice debate is the issue of maternal mortality. There are health issues too, but there are also the issues of boys/men who get women pregnant and kill them because they don’t […]

The Case for Prioritizing Storytelling

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Of everything that I’ve learned, experienced, educated on, etc; nothing has taught me more than listening. Listening requires disconnecting from your assumptions and biases. Listening requires that you disconnect from what you think you know. Listening requires that you are comfortable with the knowledge that you have biases. The more “tech-savvy” […]

Women, Tain’t Nobody’s Business Who You Choose to Love (audio)

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Audio version of a popular post on WESurviveAbuse.com. Now more than ever, girls and women are potentially exposed to sexual coercion and grooming online. Tonya GJ Prince is sharing some important tips about boundary reinforcement when it comes to dating.     — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wesurviveabuse/message     […]

Sexual coercion & Social Pressure: Things Have Changed BUT Women Still Don’t Owe You Sex

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Women, Tain’t Nobody’s Business Who You Choose to Love

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Women between the ages of 18-24 are most commonly abused by an intimate partner.2 There’s a worrying trend that has been running throughout social media platforms for a long time. It happens to be a reflection of real-life social dynamics. It hasn’t been all that long that women have had this […]

What You Really Must Know about Helping Domestic Violence Victims

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse There is a common misunderstanding in society that victims of domestic violence are somehow less savvy or unintelligent than the average person. Nothing could be further from the truth. It takes a great deal of emotional intelligence and smarts to be in a relationship with someone who is abusive. So, more […]

To Obtain More Equality for Females We Have to Talk about Males

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Females are not society’s department store bargain bin you dump all problems onto.-TGJP Centering the long-ignored needs of women and our children is important.  Essential. But, we as women can demand to know what males are willing to share, surrender, and change so that the needs of women and children are […]

When it is Finally About You, Choose YOU (video)

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse I don’t care what people tell you, nor how many people say it. Women are under no obligation to engage in “sympathy/empathy” dating or sexual relations. Completely ignore people who tell you that you have no right to your own personal preferences, standards, and values in relationships. Intimate, or otherwise. These […]

Woman, You Are Enough

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse “The process begins with the individual woman’s acceptance that American women, without exception, are socialized to be racist, classist and sexist, in varying degrees, and that labeling ourselves feminists does not change the fact that we must consciously work to rid ourselves of the legacy of negative socialization.” ― bell hooks, Ain’t I […]

You Need My Consent to Change My Stuff

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse (TW: rape trial discussion) You need my consent to change my stuff. I welcome discourse and conversation in social justice circles/community. As a fan of consensus, I believe that every member has a right to be heard. As a female-bodied Black woman I have some thoughts on recent discourse in social […]

Surviving Abuse Daily: About This Blaming Black Women for Violence Against Them

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Tis the season for people to blame Black independent, sex-positive, happy, Black women for the violence and abuse perpetrated against them. Avoid being fooled by ppl who want to make violence against Black women an issue of: “choosing the right man” “being modest” “being silent” “being less visible” “being more submissive” […]

Surviving Abuse Daily: Untold Stories of American Women’s Fight For Reproductive Justice

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NO SILENCE: Gender-Based Violence and Sex-Based Violence Against Females

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse As a Black woman doing this type of work, being a Survivor of child rape, I understand too well what happens when there is silence around uncomfortable topics and social issues.  The Black community continues to encounter resistance around discussing racism AND sexual violence at the same time.  There is pressure […]

Why Silence Around Women’s Health is Potentially Deadly

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse I’m concerned. I tend to become concerned whenever there is imposed silence around a critical issue. When I speak, my intention is never to be censorious. I don’t speak about women’s health issues because I don’t want all people to exist. I talk about women’s health issues because I exist in […]

The “Not Cute” Truth about Social Change: Rules of Engagement

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse The summer is hot and so are the people. We’ve been stuck in the house and socially distant. Our usual escapes are closed. Other countries are either laughing at us or shaking their heads. There is increased violence in households, on social media, and definitely out in the streets. And, people […]

10 Habits of Someone Who Doesn’t Know They’re Anti-Black

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse CW: anti-Black violence, death, police, transphobia You’re probably anti-Black. Take a moment to breathe through that. To let it sink in. To let the fear and defensiveness subside. Now, read on. We live in a world (yes, all of us, everywhere) designed to continuously harm Black folks; to perpetuate and ensure […]

Blueprint for Overcoming (video)

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse The blueprint for overcoming seemingly insurmountable obstacles: Zora Neale Hurston, Malcolm X, Maya Angelou, Dr. King, Rosa Parks, James Baldwin, bell hooks, Fannie Lou Hamer & Congresswomen Maxine Waters & Carol Mosely Braun. Content compilation & video editing: Tonya GJ Prince Contact Tonya: shorturl.at/ghoN0 FOLLOW us on Twitter: @tonyagjprince FOLLOW us […]

The Excuses: Friends, Fam, & Loved Ones Making Excuses for Accused Rapists(video)

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse There is a wise Czech proverb that says: “Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.” Rapists always have friends. It helps them to blend in with people who don’t rape other people. It also gives them nearly bulletproof protection from accusations of rape. When someone makes […]

Mental Health Awareness in an Age of Isolation

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Wednesday morning I awoke to a terrible headline, which is not unusual in these unusual times, but this one was more personal and just heartbreaking. The quote came through my news feed from the iconic singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge about her 21 year old son, Beckett Cypher.  She said, “Today I joined […]

FREE ebook download: Inner Self Healing Tips

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse   Includes 14 articles, titles include: “Weaving the Brokenness” “Taking the Walking on Eggshells Quiz”, “Heal Thyself First”, “5 Easy Ways to Lift the Spirit”, “Dealing with Loss and Grief” and more….         Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse

Native Helpline: 16 Signs of Emotional Abuse in a Relationship – Buffalo’s Fire

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse BY MALLORY BLACKStrongHearts Native Helpline No one expects to find themselves in an abusive relationship. Most relationships begin in a good way with kind words and compliments, but they can turn harmful and emotionally abusive at any time. Emotional abuse is a type of domestic violence that often flies under the radar, but […]

Using Gratitude as a Survival Tool (FREE e download)

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse     https://payhip.com/b/Dd6m     Benefits of Embracing Gratitude Science has proven that there are many benefits to practicing an attitude of gratitude.  Gratitude can have a positive effect on both physical and mental health. Research has shown it to improve relaxation, sleep quality, and energy levels. Being thankful for your […]

Transgender woman’s murder underscores problem of partner violence plaguing community, advocates say – ABC News

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse The murder of Tracy Williams highlights the problem of domestic violence within the transgender community, advocates say. Source: Transgender woman’s murder underscores problem of partner violence plaguing community, advocates say – ABC News   Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse