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

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Horrific Stories of Family Annihilators from Stay At Home Mum

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Original Link: https://www.stayathomemum.com.au/true-crime/5-horrific-stories-of-family-annihilators/ Probably the most horrific of all crimes is the family annihilator. A person who can hate more than love his or her own family. And hate enough to do the unthinkable.  Family annihilators are not a new thing, as long as there has been relationships go bad, there […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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” […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

When Will We Finally Be Done Talking About Violence and Abuse?

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse The answer to that question depends on all of us.  When we collectively get our acts together so that rape, abuse, and violence isn’t so commonplace…..maybe we can address people’s concerns about what now seems like daily open conversations about rape, abuse, and violence. Maybe. Some people seem to think that […]

The Domestic Violence Victim’s Guide to Leaving Safely

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse In all my 25 yrs of service, this guide by DomesticShelters.org is absolutely one THE BEST safety plan tools I have ever seen. -Tonya GJ Prince https://elink.io/p/the-best-92f6191 elink.io | See Original See Original | Powered by elink Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse

Why Black Women Really Face Domestic Violence at Higher Rates

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse   I recently read an article in a mainstream Black publication that disappointed me.  It seemed that the goal of the piece was to persuade Black women to support a particular group and perhaps even see that we actually have more in common than we think.  Yes, Black women get these […]

Here Come New Ideas for Ending Self-Defeating Behaviors (audio incl)

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse “Sometimes, we just have to learn how to get out of our own way.”    Attention: Looking to overcome self-sabotaging behaviors?… Feeling Fear? Self-concious? Feeling Socially Awkward? Have Bad Habits? WE have a guide for you!  How To Stop Self-Defeating Behaviors In 5 Steps…“ Inside this guide, you’ll discover: Discover […]

Survivor Questions: Is Financial Safety Planning Fair to Your Abusive Spouse?

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Advocates:  Put aside money and resources as you are safely able to do so. When advocates suggest putting money, aside there are people who wonder if this is the best solution. Morality Fact: Women, especially minority women of color are often expected to put everyone and everything before their own safety.   […]

It’s Anti-Black to Side Up with People Raping Community Members

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Myth:  “Where are the Black people to help Black people with sexual violence?” If you aren’t in the forums, social media platforms, events, legislative halls, courtrooms, emergency rooms, hospitals, streets, churches, fundraisers, battered women’s shelters, counseling offices, legal aid, hotlines- to see Black men & women toiling, sacrificing, working long hours […]

Because Privilege Still Buys Passes in the Criminal Justice System: Castration Laws

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse As a Black Woman, and long-time advocate against child sexual abuse I have concerns about laws making it legal to castrate perpetrators of rape against children. Of course, I am Always on the side of victims, especially child victims. That said, such laws have never made Black communities safer.  Instead, these […]

Let Me Tell You the Truth about Triggers (Audio)

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Tonya GJ Prince, founder of WESurviveAbuse.com speaks truth about triggers and how they impact victims & Survivors of WESurviveAbuse.com The death of an abuse Survivor and warrior for others inspired the following lessons about “triggers” How to support Survivors experiencing “triggers” How to educate society & people around us to make […]

FAQ: Where Are All the Black Women When My New Favorite Viral News Story is Trending

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse   Question:  Where are Black women who rally against abusive Black men when “XYZ crime” is committed against the community on this day? Answer: Every time you see a sexually violent crime go down/be reported and ask where the Black Women of #MeToo are, know this:    We are returning phone […]

20 Questions U Might Want to Ask Your Partner at Some Point in the Near Future: Conflict (Part 2) (Audio)

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse In intimate relationships, conflicts are inevitable. Conflict has an undeserved bad reputation. But, conflicts aren’t a bad thing. They can be healthy. They can be safe. However, conflicts can become violent and dangerous when couples don’t have a plan for resolving conflicts safely. Here are  10 of 20 questions to help […]

20 Questions U Might Want to Ask Your Partner at Some Point in the Near Future: Conflict (Part 1) (Audio)

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse In intimate relationships, conflicts are inevitable. Conflict has an undeserved bad reputation. But, conflicts aren’t a bad thing. They can be healthy. They can be safe.  However, conflicts can become violent and dangerous when couples don’t have a plan for resolving conflicts safely. Here are 10 of 20 questions to help […]

Their Eyes Are Watching: Children witnessing domestic violence

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  WESurviveAbuse.com collaborated AndHeRestorethMySoulProject.org to bring awareness to how domestic violence impacts children.   Here is the video that we produced for the project founded by Darlene J. Harris.           Watch this video on YouTube.   Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse

Ultimate List: 11 Ways the Church Community Can Help Victims of Domestic Violence

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse No matter what statistics say, no matter what is going on in society, when people in the community have a problem eventually they see a doctor or a faith leader. Sometimes when people are dealing with domestic violence they turn to the church.  But what can the church do? Thankfully, there […]

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What the Church and People of Faith Can Do to Help Victims of Sexual and Domestic Violence

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Speak on It About 16 years ago I was sitting in service and Pastor Lance Watson was delivering an amazing sermon.  The sermon was on relationships in general.     Let’s just tell the truth and shame the devil. To be honest, I wasn’t in a relationship at the time, so this […]

No Gratitude, No Quilt: You May Never Fully Heal From Pain Without Gratitude

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Update! Several months ago, my mom asked me to buy her hair accessories similar to the ones that she once saw me wearing.  I did.   When I got there I asked for the money it cost me. Showed her the receipt and everything. (No, I don’t know what I was thinking. […]

How Survivors of Sexual & Domestic Violence Can Make History

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse Fannie Lou Hamer! Motown! Dr. Martin Luther King Jr! Rosa Parks! Angela Davis! Eartha Kitt! Recy Taylor! Dr. Maya Angelou! Nina Simone! Dorothy Dandridge! Motown! Malcolm X!   Names you’ve heard. Just judging by who is mentioned during Black History Month, it might seem that, in order to make history one […]

The Secret for Ending the Cycle of Abusive Relationships and Finding the Healthy One

Follow tonyagjprince & wesurviveabuse A few years ago I went to a few Washington Wizards games with my son. Now, I’m not big on sports.  My poor son had to explain every single moment of the game.    I’m not sure of the details, but I understand that in basketball, rebounds can be a good […]