Tag Archives: domestic violence

Celebrating women of color, one girl at a time

Via QueerBlackFeminist: Last month, when The Onion magazine posted a tweet calling nine year old Quvenzhané Wallis the c-word, I tweeted a reply, “No Black girl is safe.”  And that’s how I felt, and often do feel, even though it’s a bit bleak. But, let’s think about this: in addition to the ways that adult women […]

Domestic Violence Permission Slips

via Kitsch-Slapped: We, as a society, give many permission slips to abusers, excusing their abuse, violence & control with claims of “understandable stressors.” Perhaps no category of these permission slips is larger, more pervasive, than the economical permission slips. Since society is made up of individuals, this is not surprising to me; I’ve seen the permission slips […]