NCADV Statement on 2021 Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM)

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) released a statement this week acknowledging Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), which is recognized during the month of October. NCADV’s theme for 2021’s DVAM is #WeAreResilient, a reminder of survivor’s resiliency as well as the collective resiliency of the domestic violence movement.  “We …

NOTICE: Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Hearing

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and it is time for the Senate to introduce and pass a strong VAWA reauthorization that meets the needs of survivors! WHAT’S HAPPENING Tomorrow, October 5, the Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on VAWA! Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco will be testifying …

A New Contest by DSREI

There has been a proliferation of flags that represent various sex and gender subgroups and sub-subgroups in the LGBTQ+ “rainbow” (see https://www.seventeen.com/life/g32577915/lgbtq-pride-flags/ for just a few, or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_symbols for even more).  A new Progress Flag, trying to be more inclusive, has emerged.  This flag added brown and black chevrons to …