The CFC

6 Mar 2013

adailyriot:

computerblu:

This year, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has been struggling for re-authorization because Republicans have been blocking sections that create policy specific to supporting Native, immigrant, and LGBT survivors of domestic and sexual violence….

26 Dec 2012

projectoffspring:

As you know, Project Offspring will offer a safe place, not only for people to be creative without worrying about being target by bigotry but also a safe place to do research that a person may otherwise be unable to do safely within their homes.

For those that are dealing with abusive…

25 Dec 2012

Survey on trans domestic violence

genderedintelligence:


LGBT DAF, in partnership with Gender Matters, Gendered Intelligence, Broken Rainbow and Galop, are holding a conference on improving services for trans* survivors of domestic abuse, and would like to hear the thoughts and experiences of trans people. Complete the survey to inform the debate: http://svy.mk/RDh335

(Source: genderedintelligence)

29 May 2012

“[Marissa Alexander] is the Jacksonville mother of three, sitting in jail and awaiting a minimum 20-year prison sentence for defending herself against her estranged husband, who has a well-documented history of domestic violence…” ~ Aaron Morrison, “Marissa Alexiander’s Stand Your Ground Debacle Explained” for The Loop 21


Read the article in its entirety: —> http://loop21.com/life/marissa-alexander-stand-your-ground-law-court-case

— (via afrolez)