Forever reblogging this.
And the fact that there’s more than one company means several people called makes it even better.
Leslie Morgan Steiner was in an abusive relationship, though at first she didn’t realize it. In a talk at TEDxRainier, she tells the disturbing story of her relationship, correcting misconceptions many people hold about victims of domestic violence, and explaining how we can all help break the silence.
If you or someone you know is facing domestic violence or an absuive relationship, you can find a list of resources here. The U.S. National Sexual Assault Hotline is 1-800-656-4673 (HOPE), and RAINN offers a secure online hotline.
- Hotline list
- Advice and volunteer/donation opportunities (includes special services for the deaf community and information on domestic abuse)
- Advice for domestic violence victims
- How to help someone in an abusive relationship [2, 3, 4]
For people outside of the US:
- Emergency contact hotlines
- International organisations
- HotPeachPages - search for abuse hotlines, shelters, refuges, crisis centres and women’s organizations near you (includes readily available information on domestic violence in over 110 languages)
- International sexual assault, abuse and rape resource list of organisations and hotlines
- Australian hotlines masterlist
- A quick google search will also direct you to location-appropriate resources
This woman answers questions about myself I never knew I had
Today, I read an article about a woman with HIV who was raped. The man that attacked her is now HIV positive. All of the commentary surround this was about how she should have told him she was HIV+ and that women with HIV should have a badge or special underwear so that this doesn’t happen to another man. It is 12:12am and I am already done with the world.
That is rape culture
THIS POST WINS FOR THE MOST HORRIFYING THING I’VE READ ALL DAY
when they say youre too old for disney
The hop, I can’t. I cackled.