Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence

By Deborah O’Rell You may have noticed the Empire State Building is purple these days. This is because October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. NYC Office to Combat Domestic Violence held its first ever conference to discuss Domestic Violence and the...

Rape Culture and Warfare

We’ve cut back on education, nutrition programs for children, heating assistance for elderly seniors, and we’ve thrown kids off of Head Start. We claim we can’t continue to take care of vulnerable seniors through social security/medicare, and we have...

Brides March against Domestic Violence

The Annual Brides March against Domestic Violence was held today in New York City. Otherwise known as Gladys Ricart and Victims of Domestic Violence Memorial Walk, this is a unique event that protests various forms of patriarchy and oppressions that continue to exist...

New York’s Choking Loophole

Dorchen Leidholdt and Jane Manning contribute to New York Times OP-Ed to demand for a statute which will recognize choking as a crime whether or not physical injury is evident. By DORCHEN LEIDHOLDT and JANE MANNING NEW YORKERS have heard a stream of grave accusations...