“Black advocates are being pushed out of the movement when it needs us most.” In this Technical Assistance Question of the Month (TAQ), Ashley Carter, Founder & CEO of ASX Consulting discusses some of the reasons why Black advocates are leaving the gender-based violence movement.
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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month (TDVAPM - don't forget the "P"!) and Black History Month. This year the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) is honored to partner with and amplify the voices of Black youth leaders throughout the month of February and beyond.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear the appeal of a 33-year-old transgender woman from Guatemala who is seeking asylum in a case her attorney calls life or death.
TeleSANE services are expanding across the country in rural, sparsely populated areas. Research shows SANE programs encourage psychological healing, provide comprehensive health care, allow for professional evidence collection and improve the chance of a successful prosecution.
“It makes you feel a little bit more comfortable,” Godwin, 36, said of patients seeing a nurse who looks like them. “The patient might be more willing to open up.”
This week is Transgender Awareness Week and leads into Sunday's Transgender Day of Remembrance, an international observance honoring those killed by anti-transgender violence and drawing attention to the threats trans people face.